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Lost And Found: The Importance Of Pet Identification

Posted by VitusVet on May 31, 2016 2:05:49 PM

Each year, over 10 million pets are lost or stolen in the United States. Even with our best efforts to keep our pets safe and secure in our homes and yards, situations can change in an instant and things can quickly go awry.

Keeping our pets safe is about more than just trying to contain them in our homes and yards. Outfit your pets with proper pet identification at all times can go a long way toward preventing the heartbreak of losing a pet. 

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Topics: Pet Health

Sittin’ Pretty: The Importance Of Regular Pet Grooming

Posted by VitusVet on May 23, 2016 4:06:13 PM

There’s nothing like a freshly groomed pet. Who doesn’t love nuzzling clean and shining fur, hearing the click of short nails on the hard ground, or getting a doggy kiss from a freshly washed muzzle?

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Topics: Pet Grooming

Pet Boarding: Tips to Make the Experience Great for Your Furry Friend

Posted by VitusVet on May 16, 2016 4:36:23 PM

For pet owners gearing up for the season of surf, sun, campfires, city vacays, and other fun plans, pet boarding is often on the to-do list. Despite wanting our loveable furry pals to accompany us everywhere, there are times when boarding a pet is the safest approach.

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Topics: boarding a pet

Bloat in Dogs:  An Emergency Like None Other

Posted by VitusVet on May 9, 2016 7:17:15 PM

There are emergencies, and then there are pet emergencies. Bloat in dogs is one of those situations that take precedence to almost any other urgent situation in an animal emergency room. Untreated, it is deadly. Even with aggressive care, many dogs who suffer from this condition will not have a good outcome.

The key to beating bloat is recognizing and treating it quickly. So do you know what bloat in dogs looks like and what you should do if you thought your pet was in trouble?

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Topics: Pet Health

National Kids And Pets Day 2016: Safety Tips For Kids And Pets

Posted by VitusVet on May 2, 2016 3:25:32 PM

There’s nothing quite as special as the bond between a child and the family pet. For many of us, days spent playing and snuggling with a pet are some of our fondest memories from childhood. Pets are friends, playmates, and confidants to kids everywhere, and there’s no doubt that both kids and pets benefit greatly.

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