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Itchy, scratchy, flaky, embarrassing. Ringworm is a contagious rash you can pick up anywhere; while most people might picture the pool, the gym, or children’s play areas, you can get ringworm from a simple hug or handshake, or even from your pet! Because ringworm can spread through surfaces (clothing and commonly touched objects) you may […]

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For many people, pets are family and keeping them healthy is just as important as keeping everyone else in your home healthy! It can also be scary and expensive. Dogs and cats can’t tell us when they’re sick—and humans don’t know all the cues that may indicate the early stages of an illness. Then, getting […]

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Your pets are probably just as excited for summer as you are—more time outside, walks with you, and new places and friends to smell. But there are plenty of dangers during the summer months, most of which just require a little prevention. Especially if your pet is people to you, make sure you’re doing everything […]

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Study after study confirms that owning a pet, especially a dog or cat, offers health benefits. Researchers recently reviewed a pile of studies and concluded that indeed, there’s a mental health benefit when you care for a dog or cat—and a slight dip when they get ill and pass.

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Make sure your dogs and cats have a good holiday, too! Here are some tips on keeping them safe, and some common holiday dangers to watch out for: Around the house, the holidays introduce a lot of dangers for pets. For some pets, ornaments and presents can be a temptation with some pets wanting to […]

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