Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Thinking of spring, flowers, butterflies, and sunny skies likely come to mind. What we need to be aware of with the season, though, are the parasites that will make their surge: fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes. Protect your pet from these pests with our tips. Keep your...

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What is Your Cat Communicating?

What is Your Cat Communicating?

Cats may seem mysterious, but with a little observation, you can figure out what they're trying to tell you. Watch for these physical signs to see if your cat is afraid, anxious, or happy. Signs of an afraid cat Cats who are afraid can become aggressive, at which...

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What Cats Need in Their Diet

What Cats Need in Their Diet

Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning they must eat meat to survive. In other words, meat products must make up the majority of their diet, whether dry kibble, canned food, or a combination. Here are three reasons why. #1: Cats cannot be vegetarians With only foods...

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3 Tips for Positive Reinforcement

3 Tips for Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is known to be an effective way of training pets. For National Train Your Dog Month, here are our top tips to get you started. Stay consistent to avoid confusing your pet Pets thrive on consistency and can struggle to learn expectations if...

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3 New Year’s Resolutions to Boost Your Pet’s Health

3 New Year’s Resolutions to Boost Your Pet’s Health

Ever consider making New Year's resolutions for your pet? Ring in 2020 with these resolutions to boost your furry friend's health. Shed those holiday pounds for a healthier pet As our pets don't need to go into hibernation mode, stocking up on calories serves no...

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The Top 3 Gifts Your Pet Wants Under the Christmas Tree

The Top 3 Gifts Your Pet Wants Under the Christmas Tree

With Christmas coming up, you can’t leave your four-legged companion off your holiday shopping list! Here are our recommendations for what to leave your pet under the Christmas tree.  #1: BarkBox or meowbox subscription As you wander through the pet store aisles,...

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Caring for Your Senior Pet

Caring for Your Senior Pet

November is National Senior Pet Month! We at the Pet Care Clinic of Doral want to share with you some tips on how to care for your senior pet. Let's make her golden years the best years!  #1: Teach your old dog (or cat) new tricks. Senior pets can suffer from...

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What Dog Owners Need to Know About Knee Injuries

What Dog Owners Need to Know About Knee Injuries

With all of the running, jumping, and playing, it's no surprise that orthopedic injuries are common among dogs. Here's what you need to know about your dog's knees and how to help prevent injury. Torn cranial cruciate ligament Similar to a human's anterior cruciate...

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4 Facts Dog Owners Should Know About Cushing’s Disease

4 Facts Dog Owners Should Know About Cushing’s Disease

Dog owners need to know about hyperadrenocorticism (HAC), also known as Cushing's disease. It's an endocrine disorder that causes excessive production of the hormone cortisol, which is produced when the pituitary gland in the brain sends information to the adrenal...

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