Category: Dog Care

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Summer Dog Grooming Tips

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Summer isn’t far off now! Many of our canine patients love to roll around in the grass and splash around in the water. Of course, the hot weather can be tough on Man’s Best Friend. Fido does have a fur coat on, after all! A local Bucks County, PA vet offers some advice on caring … Read More »

4 Pet Safety Tips for “Home Alone” Dogs

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As a pet parent, it can be hard to leave your dog at home alone, wondering if something might happen to him while you’re away. Considering Fido is, after all, just an innocent pooch, leaving him home alone can be a recipe for disaster under the right circumstances. Fortunately, there are things you can do … Read More »

5 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog   

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As dog-lovers, who among us hasn’t given in to throwing Fido a scrap or two when we’re eating? Those big watery eyes are hard to say no to, but sometimes it’s necessary. Some foods just aren’t good for dogs and can even harm them. Knowing which morsels and treats to keep away from your canine … Read More »

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How Old Is Your Dog?

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If you’ve adopted a dog or taken in a stray, determining how old he is can be challenging. Fido may act like a big clumsy puppy, but looks can be deceiving. And that old formula, “Dogs live seven years for every one human year” isn’t really accurate, as that calculation only works if you know … Read More »

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Spotlight On Fire Dogs

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Today, October 1st, is National Fire Pup Day. Man’s Best Friend has held many different jobs throughout history. Fido has been a shepherd, guardian, tracker, and guide, to name just a few. However, fire dogs definitely rank up there with the best and bravest of our canine companions. A vet shines the spotlight on fire … Read More »

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

October is National Animal Safety And Protection Month! Of course, this topic is important all year long. Pets don’t always know what is and isn’t safe for them, and they can easily get into trouble. You’ll need to take a few steps to keep your four-legged friend happy, healthy, and, of course, safe. A local … Read More »

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