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Brachycephalic Dogs in Hot Weather

With temperatures rising, our awareness for our dogs needs to too. Certain breeds of dogs can handle warmer weather better then others. Most dogs can handle the heat during the hotter months but there are a few breeds that have a much harder time then...

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Your First Fur Baby: Budget-Friendly Pet Care Tips

So, you’re a new pet owner. Congratulations on taking the plunge! Adopting your first pet brings countless joys, not to mention many years of love, loyalty, and companionship. Of course, as a first-time pet owner, you’ll undoubtedly want to be the best pet...

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Tips to Reduce Stress for an Overnight Stay

If you are thinking about going out of town for a vacation, business or a family get together you want to make sure your dog is as comfortable as possible. Here are some ideas to make your pets stay less stressful for an overnight stay:   Bring your...

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Six Ways to Help Dogs This Holiday Season

With the holidays in full swing there are so many things to be grateful for. However, there are always ways to help those who are less fortunate. That includes our four legged friends too. Here are six ways to help dogs this holiday season: Donate- Whether...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Don't feed your pets Halloween candy, especially if it contains chocolate or xylitol (a common sugar substitute found in sugar-free candies and gum); Make sure your pet is properly identified (microchip, collar and ID tag) in case s/he escapes through the...

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Canine Influenza Facts

Here are some key facts and answers about canine influenza. As of now, The Grand Paw, is not requiring the vaccine but we highly recommend it. How new is canine influenza, really? How did it develop? How is it spread? How do veterinarians treat it? And, are there a...

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