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Why doesn’t my cat drink a lot of water?

Why doesn't my cat drink a lot of water

We all know cats are picky. They are known to snub their favorite food and often change where they prefer to sleep. When it comes to their water, their pickiness reaches a whole new level. Kidney disease is the number one killer of most domesticated cats. Knowing why your cat is so picky about drinking water and what you can do to get them to drink more water may help your cat’s kidney function and extend their life! Your Cat Still Uses Its Survival Instincts Ancient Egyptians domesticated the first cat over 4,000 years ago, but Fluffy still uses the

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Should I Feed My Cat Wet Food or Dry Food?

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Over the years’ veterinarians have gone back and forth on whether dry or wet food is better for your cat. Even the most experienced of cat owners may not have all the facts. Read along to find out the answer to your question, should I feed my cat wet food or dry food? Feline Dietary Needs Cats require a diet that is high in protein, high in water content, and low in carbohydrates. A cat’s natural diet in the wild would consist of birds, lizards, mice, rabbits, and insects. Their natural prey diet would be high in protein, low in

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Why Hiring a Dog Walker is the Right Choice for Your Dog!

A long day at work for you, means a long day at home for your dog. Even the best-behaved dog needs a break from their regularly scheduled program! A midday dog walk or potty break is an excellent way to provide your dog with recess time in the middle of their day. I loved recess when I was in school, didn’t you? Hiring a dog walker is not only beneficial for your dog’s health & well-being, it can be beneficial for your health and well-being too! Bathroom Break Even the best-behaved dog will have an accident if not given the

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

What better way to celebrate than to learn about ways to keep your pet’s bad breath at bay. We’ve all been there. Fido comes in for a kiss and BAM! you are knocked on the floor practically unconscious from the rank smell of roadkill that radiates from your dog’s mouth. Bad breath is not just unpleasant, it can be an indicator of some serious issues going on in your pet’s mouth. Periodontal disease is serious and can lead to tooth pain, abscessed teeth, heart disease, kidney disease, and more. Did you know there are ways to keep your pet’s breath

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New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Parents

written by Julie Gajewski Every year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to eat better, exercise more and live a healthier life style. Why not include man’s best friend in your New Year’s resolutions this year! Here is a list of 5 things you can resolve to do better for your furry companion in 2017. 1) Increase the quality of your dog’s kibble by at least one star Number one on our list of New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Parents is, increase the quality of your dog’s kibble by at least one star. Did you know that not all

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Christmas Pet Safety Tips

Christmas Pet Safety Tips

Written by Julie Gajewski The holidays are filled with joy, laughter, and love. But they are also filled with many hazards for our furry loved ones. Help keep your fur kids safe this holiday with these Christmas Pet Safety Tips. 1) Collars with ID Tags & Microchips Number one on our list of Christmas Pet Safety Tips is, collars with ID tags & microchips. The holidays are a revolving door of family, friends, neighbors, and loved ones coming and going to celebrate. This leave the door wide open (pun intended) for your pet to take an adventure in the great

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Christmas Gifts for Pets

Christmas Gifts for Pets

1. You can’t go wrong with a new cozy pet bed Number one on our list of Christmas gifts for pets is a new bed. Fido & Fluffy deserve to be treated like a royalty! And what would king and queen do without a cozy throne to sleep on? The options are limitless! Hammocks for cats to chill and relax, organic & recycled beds for the more earth conscious pet, beds designed for specific breeds like Dachshunds, and unique DIY beds made from repurposed items. Click here to make a DIY pet bed that is both easy and affordable. 2.

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Winter Safety Tips for Pets

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Know what temperature your dog can handle Number one on our list of winter safety tips for pets is, know what temperature your dog can handle. Some dogs were born for the snow! Others prefer to bask in the sun and vacation in Florida! Siberian Huskies, Samoyeds, and Great Pyrenees have what it takes in their DNA to withstand extreme temperatures and long snowy hikes. Their double coat protects them from the elements. Be careful when taking Chico the Chihuahua and other small toy breeds outside during a winter wonderland. Their small stature and short hair can cause a leisurely

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Communication Is A Two-Way Street

Communication Is A Two-Way Street! Hiring Distinctive Pet Care means that you have a staff of dedicated individuals to care for your furry family members. To avoid miscommunication all correspondence needs to come from and to one source; our office. The preferred method is through the time to pet portal but while email/Internet access maybe unavailable for you, our office line is always available any time of day or night. In our over 20 years as professional pet care providers, we have learned that having a consistent route of communication assures our clients and staff that no detail slips through

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