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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Our female four-legged friends are subject to an odd phenomenon called pseudopregnancy, or false pregnancy. Any dog or cat that has not been spayed can be affected, though dogs are affected much more ...
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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
One of my favorite parts of spring is being able to open the windows and let in some fresh air, and both of my cats agree. In the spring, you’re very likely to find them abandoning their favorite ...
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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Toads – like other things that creep, crawl, fly, or jump – can be irresistible to dogs and cats, who just can’t fight the urge to pounce on them. While many toads are harmless, Bufo...
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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
You know that you should let sleeping dogs lie, but should you let them lie in your bed?  As a veterinarian, I know that the best sleeping place for a dog is on the floor, either in a crate ...
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In a perfect world, our four-legged family members would never experience pain, illness or injury. Unfortunately, our pets can be afflicted with illnesses and injuries that are all too real. A previou...
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vet tip of the week

Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.