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Understanding AKC Dog Groups

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The puparazzi are getting pretty excited. The Westminster Kennel Show starts February 10th! It’s always fun to see these pampered pooches strutting their stuff! As you may know, dog shows typically divide their furry contestants into breed groups. A veterinarian goes over the AKC’s official groups below. Sporting The sporting group contains some very popular … Read More »

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4 Ways That Great Nutrition Benefits Your Pet

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Everyone knows that nutrition is important for any animal companion. When your pet receives the right combination of vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and water on a daily basis, they stay healthy—it’s that simple. But what specifically does good nutrition do for our pets? How does it benefit them? Let’s take a closer look at … Read More »

Caring for a Toy Breed Dog

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Do you have a pint-sized pup? Small dogs are adorable! Many toy breeds were initially bred as companion animals, so they tend to be very affectionate and cuddly. However, Fido does have some specific care needs. A vet discusses small dog care below. General Health Obesity is often a problem with toy breeds, simply because … Read More »

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Holidays With Fluffy

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The holiday season is officially here! Many of our feline patients are extra adorable—and extra frisky—at this time of year. You may want to take a few precautions to keep Fluffy happy, healthy, and purring over the next few weeks. A North Miami, FL vet discusses holiday care for cats below. Presents Don’t forget to … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Ferretproofing 101

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Have you recently adopted a ferret? If so, you’ve chosen a very cute and fun pet. Your tiny buddy will definitely keep you entertained. He will also keep you on your toes. Ferrets are quite mischievous! In order to keep your furry friend safe, you’ll need to do some ferretproofing. Here, a local North Miami … Read More »

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