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Coronavirus(Covid-19) and your pet

Can my pet get sick with COVID-19? Can I catch COVID-19 from my pet?  To date, there have been no reports of pets or other animals becoming sick with COVID-19. At this time, there is no evidence that companion animals including pets can spread COVID-19. Although there have not been reports of pets or other animals becoming sick with COVID-19, it is still recommended that people sick with COVID-19 limit contact with animals until more information is known about the virus. So far, the current spread of COVID-19 is a result of human to human transmission only (ie. Through direct contact with an infected person, or from respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs and sneezes).  However, since animals can spread other diseases to people, it’s always a good idea to wash your hands after being around animals. 

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Does your Pet have bad breath?

Dental disease affects over 80% of both dogs and cats every year and it’s the most common condition seen in pets, both by veterinarians and by owners; anyone else smelling that “dog breathe”? I know we all kind of expect dogs and cats to have bad breath so we don’t think there’s much we can do about it, but this is simply not true!

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Pet Dental Health: What You Need to Know About Periodontal Disease

Did you know that approximately 80% of pets have periodontal disease by age 3? Periodontal disease commonly affects adult dogs and cats, with far-reaching effects not only to their teeth and gums but also their overall health, including major organ systems.

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Bringing Home Your New Puppy: How to Make the Adjustment Easier

Who can resist a puppy? With their big paws, wagging tales, and adorable faces, puppies are furry bundles of cuteness overload. Adopting a new puppy is an exciting time for the whole family, but it can also be a lot of work.

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