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When to Take Your Dog to the Vet

Taking care of a dog is typically pretty straight forward. You have to make sure that they eat every day, that they have a safe place to sleep at night, and that they get the love and attention they deserve as a furry member of your family. But dealing with a sick dog can get kind of tricky- not to mention stressful.


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Puppy Proofing Your Home

Consider puppy proofing your home before you get your puppy.  When a puppy dog is brought into your home it is an exciting time that brings both rewards and challenges. One of the first things that you need to do is to learn a few tips that will help you puppy proof your house and make it safer for your new companion.

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Chewing Hazards

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My Dog Seems More Tired Than Usual. Help!

Many people call a veterinarian in Richmond Kentucky because their dog's seeming more tired than usual.  It’s a good idea any time you don’t know what is wrong with your pup and you notice a change in his normal routine that you do call your vet and make sure nothing is wrong.  It is better to be reassured everything is fine than waiting and allowing a serious problem to get worse.

Lethargy In Dogs

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Recognizing Signs of Pain in Your Pet

Pain is a clinically significant symptom that can adversely affect an animal’s quality of life—and the first step in treating it is recognizing and acknowledging it.

Our pets share the same anatomical and biochemical pain pathways that we do; therefore, we can expect their level of discomfort with certain conditions to be similar to ours. Unfortunately, they cannot tell us with words how they feel or where they hurt, but they can give us clues about their level of discomfort.


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A Step-by-Step Guide to Lumps and Bumps

You’re petting your cat or bathing your dog when—wait, what’s that?

Finding a lump or bump on your pet can be a worrisome experience, but don’t panic. Masses of all kinds, from harmless skin growths to malignant tumors, are fairly common. While most are benign, it’s always better to err on the side of caution by following these steps.


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Loving Your Pet: Dos and Don’ts

It’s February, and that means love is in the air—but are you loving your pet the right way? Here are five dos and don’ts to help you show your furry valentine some love this month and all year long.


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