Category Archives: General Care

If Pets Had Thumbs

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Did you know that March 3rd is If Pets Had Thumbs Day? If not, you probably aren’t alone! This may not be a very well-known holiday, but it certainly is a fun one. What do you think would happen if our furry friends had opposable thumbs? In this article, a local vet offers a few … Continue reading »

Save Money With Preventive Pet Care

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You’re becoming an expert at saving money. You’ve found ways to save on groceries, insurance and other services, and cable and mobile phone bills. Now you’ve turned your attention to saving money on pet care. Although your five-year-old cocker spaniel Goldie will keep visiting your veterinarian for regular checkups, keeping her healthy will minimize the … Continue reading »

New Year’s Resolutions for Extremely Judgmental Cats

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Happy New Year! As we leave 2016 behind and move into 2017, many people are making resolutions, and setting personal goals for the coming year. If you have a kitty, your feline friend may be right there with you as you list your resolutions. Cats certainly do like to keep a close eye on their … Continue reading »

Holiday Plant Hazards

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The holidays are full of food, fun, and family. They also present a few hazards for our animal companions! Read on to find out more about keeping your pet safe from plant hazards during the holiday season. The Tree If you’ve set up a holiday tree in your home this year, it’s important to be … Continue reading »

Car Safety for Puppies

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Have you recently added a puppy to your household? Congratulations! Little Fido has lots to learn in his first year, as he figures out the do’s and don’ts of being a dog. One thing he’ll need to get used to is riding in cars. Whether you plan to take your canine pal out and about … Continue reading »

3 Ways to Control Your Cat’s Shedding

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Cats certainly have beautiful coats. Your kitty’s soft, pretty fur is one of her most distinctive traits, and helps make her unique. That lovely coat, however, definitely looks a lot better on your cat than it does on your clothing or furniture. While you can’t entirely stop your feline friend from shedding, you may be … Continue reading »

Benefits of Keeping Your Cat Indoors

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Your newly adopted tabby cat Frankie is about to embark on a lifetime of comfort. This morning, you brought this handsome boy home from your town’s animal shelter. Your four-year-old feline housemate quickly explored his comfy bed, numerous cat toys, and convenient kitchen feeding station. Next, he hopped onto the window sill to ogle the … Continue reading »

Keeping Your Dog Safe from Ticks

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Summer is associated with many wonderful things, such as camping, grilling, swimming, and barbeques. Unfortunately, it’s also a peak time for ticks. These disgusting parasites are not just a nuisance for your beloved pet. They can carry dangerous diseases, such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. In this article, a local Greer, SC … Continue reading »

Things That Annoy Your Cat

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If you have a kitty, chances are, your pet has some adorable habits and characteristics that are all her own. Just like people, cats all have their own individual likes and dislikes. While some of your furball’s tastes may be completely unique, our feline friends do share a lot of opinions, as well as many … Continue reading »

Life Hacks for Dog Owners

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Dogs are truly wonderful friends and companions. Fido’s love and loyalty, combined with that adorable furry face and his cute antics, make him a great pet. Being a dog parent isn’t all fun and games, though: taking good care of your furry pal requires quite a bit of work. We can help! A Greer, SC … Continue reading »