Pet Diseases: How You Can Keep You Pet Healthy 😷

We’re in the middle of the winter and the flu season. Flu is preventable if we avoid contact with sick people, avoid touching our mouth, nose and eyes, and wash our hands with soap and water.

As a pet parent, you can also prevent disease in your family pet. Pet diabetes, dental disease, and obesity are preventable. How can you keep your pet healthy all year?

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February Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

February is a month right in the heart of winter. This month we’re celebrating how to train your dog, dental health for pets, and responsible pet ownership.

The biggest highlight of the month is the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The shows runs from February 10 and 11.

Another cool thing about the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is that each breed has an associated rescue group. Be there in person if you can, but the event will also be televised.

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How Pet Parents Can Pay It Forward 😊

You’ve been blessed with a nice kitty, birdie or doggy as a pet. Below are some ideas on how to repay the love your pets give you, by helping the larger pet community…

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Estate Planning: Your Pet Legacy βš–οΈ

Do you know what will happen to your pet if something happens to you? Do you ever wonder if your pet will outlive you? Do you have a pet trust? Do you have a will? If you’re like most pet parents, these questions are not on your radar. But they should be…

Why? Because over 500,000 pets are abandoned each year due to the death or disability of their human companions.

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How To Stop Excessive Barking 🐢 πŸ“£

Here’s some help for dog moms and dads who have a doggy that barks too much…

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Senior and Special Needs Pet Tips ♿️

This week, I stopped to pet some on my favorite doggy friends, Stanley and Grace. Stanley is a tiny special needs Chihuahua and Grace is his seven-year-old Chihuahua sibling. When I see them in town, I always talk to there pet dad – he’s happy that I stop to pet his little pals.

Grace and Stanley remind me of Dr. Pet Mom’s mission: To create a pet parent community to encourage adoption of rescue and shelter animals. Adoption includes helping senior and special needs pets find their forever homes.

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When Kitty Stops Using the Litter Box 🐱

As any cat parent knows, cats can be stubborn. Cats generally have five types of personalities.

Cats can be dominant and take over resources like toys or food. They can also be insecure, shy or skittish. Other cats are social butterflies and easy going. Some cats are spontaneous and respond differently in any situation. Finally, cats can be curious or nosy.

Whatever type of personality, your cat communicates in her own way. She sends a message when she leaves you a clue outside the litter box.

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