Category Archives: Guest Blogger

Jack and Lil: The Nose Knows

By Heather Owens, Category Manager We all know that dogs have great noses. They seem to have that magical ability to tell when someone is in the kitchen making something yummy even from across the house! What you may not … Continue reading

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October is National Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month

By: Katie Allison It’s October, a month when we enjoy changing leaves, cooler temperatures and the fun of dressing up for Halloween. But October is also the month when we celebrate all the joy that adopting a shelter dog can … Continue reading

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What are the Top Dog Breeds in Your City?

By: Meghan Finnegan A new infographic from Dog Breed Identifier shows the most popular dog breeds in various cities across the United States. The Most Popular Dog Breeds in the USA Infographic was created with data from American Kennel Club … Continue reading

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Find Your Lost Pet with a Microchip

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Lost pets show up at vets and shelters every day. If your pet goes missing, how will you be reunited? Properly identifying pets is an issue I’m very passionate about as a clinical practice veterinarian. … Continue reading

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Ask A Vet: Flea & Tick Control FAQs

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Fleas, ticks and other insects aren’t just nuisances for both pets and owners alike, they can also spread mild to fatal diseases. All pet owners must strive to prevent their canine and feline companions from … Continue reading

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Is your pet at risk for heartworm disease?

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Heartworm is a preventable but potentially life-threatening disease spread by the bite of a mosquito carrying the blood-borne parasite. When a mosquito bites a heartworm-positive animal, it carries the heartworm parasite to the next animal … Continue reading

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Improve Your Pet’s Dental Health: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Periodontal Disease

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Although February is Pet Dental Health Month, you shouldn’t wait until this wintery month rolls around to promote your pets’ dental health. Keep your pet’s mouth healthy all year long by taking good care of … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about Declawing Cats

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Have you declawed your feline companion? Do you believe that declawing is a humane procedure? Are you thinking about declawing your cat or kitten? Although you might be worried that declawing your cat is the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Pet Healthcare Topics Your Vet Wishes You Knew More About

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD  Having been in clinical practice since 1999, I’ve observed trends of both illness and wellness in my canine and feline patients. I’ve survived the intensity of an internship, experienced the variety of presenting illnesses in … Continue reading

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Pet Obesity: The #1 Nutritional Disease in Pets

Guest post from Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD You may not even realize it, but your companion canine or feline could be pushing the upper limits of a healthy body weight. Carrying extra weight can cause mild to severe health concerns. The … Continue reading

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