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Holistic Therapies for Your Dog

“Holistic veterinary care” is one of those buzz phrases that gets tossed around a lot but can be hard to understand. What does it mean to treat your dog holistically?

Holistic care can help your dog by using both conventional medicine to […]

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How to Prevent & Handle Heat Stroke in Dogs

Even though summertime involves getting outside more and enjoying the weather, there are serious things to consider if and when you take your dog outdoors. The high temperatures, especially here in Central Florida, can be dangerous and sometimes deadly, and […]

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How Dip’n Dogs Hydrotherapy Can Change Your Dog’s Life for the Better

Visit our Sister Company: Dip’n Dogs Hydrotherapy

Not long ago, new client of ours came to us interested in hydrotherapy for her dog. Her 14 year old senior dog was beginning to slow down quite a bit. He was having […]

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Dog Park Rules Every Human & Dog Should Know

With dogs of all breeds and personalities running around and making new friends, dog parks are supposed to be places full of fun and socialization. There’s freedom to run without a leash, play with others dogs, sniff everything possible and […]

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The Importance of a Healthy Weight in Dogs

Why Your Dogs Weight Matters

Maintaining a healthy weight is more than just looking good, a “healthy” weight is well…healthier.  Correlations between obesity and other health concerns for dogs and cats are plentiful and include: poor quality & quantity of life, […]

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Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

There are quite a few common household plants poisonous to dogs. While most owners might not realize it, the odds are that your dog is coming in contact with something poisonous to them. Even with a home free of houseplants, a […]

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Dog Differences: Service, Therapy & Emotional Support

Are you using the terms service dog, therapy dog and emotional support dog interchangeably? Did you know there’s a difference between these three types of dogs? To help clarify, we’ve written this article to explain where you may see a certain […]

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Beat the Heat: Paw Protection for Dogs

As Spring and Summer approach Central Florida, the heat starts to rise and so does the temperature on the ground. Many dog owners and dog walkers enjoy walks with their dogs and have even incorporated it into their everyday routine. […]

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Important Dogs Throughout History

Growing up in school, we are often taught about important people and their remarkable deeds or inventions throughout history. Yet, every day dogs contribute to the betterment of humanity and dont even get a lick of the attention. Aside from […]

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February is Pet Dental Health Month!

Oral Health: Not Just For Humans

February is National Pet Dental Health month, and when your beloved pup is due for their oral health exam, there are usually always warning signs alerting you. From smelly breath, to lost teeth or even […]

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