Support Dog Makes Dentist Visit Great

Written on September 28th 2018.
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It may come as no surprise to hear that not every kid enjoys going to the dentist. And while dentists’ offices often go through a lot of effort to make their office feel fun and welcoming to children, it can still be a place that causes anxiety and even fear in some children.

Dr. Merri and Chris'… read more

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10 Steps for Successful Vet Visits

Written on April 26th 2018.

Visiting the veterinarian can be stressful for both pets and their people. From navigating crates and car rides to sitting in waiting rooms and on the examination table, there are plenty of places where problems can come up. So we’ve come up with a list of steps, inspired by the American Veterinary … read more

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Pets and Holiday Guests: 5 tips for better time together

Written on December 19th 2017.

For many of us, the holidays involve spending more time with family and friends – and often they’re at our house. And while that may make you start planning the shopping, cleaning and cooking, it’s important to also plan for your pets. Their house is about to be invaded, so you need to make sure it … read more

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Tips for Holiday Travel with Pets

Written on November 16th 2017.

It’s that time of year again – the time for planning. Whether you’re figuring out costumes or plane tickets, school holidays or dinner menus, this time of year often comes with plenty of lists, plans and schedules. One thing you’ll want to make sure is on the top of your list is the care of your pet… read more

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How to Help Your Dog Enjoy Halloween

Written on October 27th 2017.

While you or your children may be in count-down mode for Halloween, your dog is likely not looking forward to the day. There are several parts of Halloween that are unappealing to pets, but with a few actions on your part, you can help this holiday be less stressful and more enjoyable for the dogs i… read more

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