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January gets all the credit. It may be the official start of the calendar year, but for most of us, September marks a new beginning. With the kids off to school and social calendars gearing up for fall, Sep...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Your dog’s toys are worth every penny. Day in and day out, these virtually pup-proof products stand up to tug-of-war, backyard fetch-a-thons and super slobber. But even the toughest toys need maintena...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Every puppy parent experiences it: suddenly, you’re the most popular person in the world. Strangers stop you on the street to pet your puppy. The neighbor you never met just happens to stop by to we...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Table manners aside, your dog’s urgent eating style simply won’t do. Gulping down breakfast is not only a choking risk, but, in some cases, can increase the risk of a life-threate...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Your furriest family members don’t know it yet, but they have other plans for the holiday weekend. But don’t feel too bad for them. While you skip out of town, your dogs and cats will li...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
While it may look like there are coffee grounds in your cat’s ears, there isn’t (after all, what would coffee grounds be doing in your cat’s ears!?). Those little black crumbs are the wo...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Where’s your bagel? Look no further than the furry breakfast bandit hiding under the table. Dogs will stop at nothing to savor the delicacies of people food. But many “table scraps” are ...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Being cute and furry is a big job, but somebody’s got to do it. Fortunately, your pet’s a pro. And the perks aren’t bad either: fresh daily meal service, flexible napping hours, and of cou...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
It’s so strange. Your dog whines and cries when you take him outside to get the mail in winter but when he’s actually in pain, he doesn’t make a sound. Many pet parents are stunned to le...
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  • Posted by Jules Benson on
    VP Veterinary Services of Petplan
Gazing into your pet’s eyes -- it’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. As a pet parent, it’s one of your top priorities. After all, regular home eye exams are the first step i...
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Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.