Bring Home a new Dog
Preparing to Bring Home a New Dog

Preparation and patience are key to a happy relationship The key to helping your furry friend make a successful adjustment to your home is being prepared and patient. It can take days to months for you and your pet to adjust to each other. The following tips can help provide a smooth transition. Preparing your […]

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Horses and Coronavirus
Coronavirus in Horses and its Impact to Humans.

Equine coronavirus infections result in high morbidity and low mortality, meaning many horses may be affected but few will die. Horses generally recover from the infection within three to seven days, but some (very few) will develop complications and deterioration that warrant euthanasia. Coronavirus infection in horses is very different to COVID-19 in humans. At […]

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Vital Signs in a Healthy Horse

One of the most important and overlooked items is monitoring the vital signs of a healthy horse. If you don’t know what vital signs are when your horse is in fact healthy, it will be that much harder to determine when something is wrong. General Demeanor Your horse should be alert, interested and aware of […]

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Pet Emergency Preparation
Disaster Preparations for Pets.

Between earthquakes, fires, hurricanes and now coronavirus (covid-19) with no signs of slowing down, its time to start thinking about being prepared for such events when it comes to your pet and their health and safety. Creating a plan before an emergency happens will help keep you and your pets safe! Keep a Go Bag […]

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Bettas Need More Than a Bowl.

More than a Fish! Known for their bright, beautiful coloration and elaborate fin displays, betta fish are a common household pet. These little beauties require specific care to ensure that they stay happy and healthy. Housing Your Betta The first thing to consider for a betta fish is its environment. Betta fish are often seen […]

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Should My Pet Get Tested for Coronavirus?

Pets can be tested, but because of the minimal risk, USDA, CDC, AVMA, and others are not recommending pets be tested for COVID-19 at this time. As of March 15, the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the College of Veterinary Medicine has the capability to test for the new COVID-19 in pets. The test request must […]

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I Have Coronavirus, How Do I Protect My Pet?

The American Veterinary Medical Association and the CDC recommend that anyone sick with COVID-19 should maintain separation from household pets and other animals while you are sick with COVID-19, just like you would with people. Although there have been minimal reports of pets becoming sick with COVID-19 in the United States, it is still recommended that people sick with […]

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Horses and Coronavirus
Can Dogs and Cats Get Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Can my pet get the COVID-19 virus? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) mostly spreads from person to person, however it can also spread between people and animals. COVID-19 is a type of coronavirus. Some cause cold-like illnesses in people, and others cause illness in animals, such as bats. While the specific source of origin isn’t 100% known, the […]

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The Top Essential Cat Care Supplies

Here are the best cat supplies you’ll need if you have a new feline member of the family. Cat Food When choosing food for your furry friend, keep in mind your cat’s life stage, growth, adult, senior or geriatric, when narrowing down the possibilities, and decide if you want to go with dry cat food […]

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Why do dogs lick everything
Why Does Your Dog Lick Everything

Believe it or not, there are multiple reasons that dogs lick us. It’s not only because they love us, but there are many other reasons they lick us… and everything else! Why Does My Dog Lick Me? Dogs lick humans for all different reasons – to greet them, bond with them, and even sometimes to […]

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