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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Preparing Your Pet For Moving

Moving can be a stressful experience for you and your family, so don’t forget it is also a stressful time for your pet.  Pets can get used to a routine and what’s familiar.  They also sense when their family is stressed and can pick up on your feelings.  That is why it is always good to baby your pet when you’re moving.


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Pet Proofing Your Yard for Spring

Your pets, just like you, will be experiencing spring fever this season.    What can you do to protect your pet in your yard and protect your yard from your pet?  Besides providing food, water and shelter for your pet, here are a few ideas to get you started.


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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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Nutrition Tips for Your New Kitten

The image of fluffy, baby kittens will put a smile on most anyone’s face. Yet, their energy is almost as boundless as their cuteness. The adage of “curious cat” must have come from kittens as they’re excited to explore every nook and cranny in an effort to discover their new world. Seemingly unafraid of heights or dark corners, kittens rarely take “no” for an answer.


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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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