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7 Signs it’s Time to Visit a Dog Groomer

Did you know that in addition to brushing and bathing animals, professional dog groomers will also check their ears for signs of infections, brush their teeth, and trim their nails? Despite the many benefits of bringing your pet to a dog groomer, it can be tough to know exactly when your dog needs an appointment.…

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benefits of dog daycare

Benefits of Dog Daycare: The Complete Guide for New Owners

Are you a proud parent of a dog? If so, then you understand how much joy dogs bring to those who own them. In fact, many families consider their four-legged friends to be more like family members than pets. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your dogs receive the care and attention…

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aqua therapy

What Is Aqua Therapy and How Can It Benefit Your Pet?

Did you know animals can benefit from aqua therapy? Older dogs and certain breeds will struggle with joint pain. If you want to learn about aqua physical therapy’s benefits, keep reading. In this guide, you’ll learn about the different options for pet physical therapy. There are aqua therapists nearby where you can schedule an appointment…

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animal hospital

How to Choose the Right Animal Hospital for Your Pet

Did you know that more than 4.5 million American families own a pet? Pets become like members of the family. From playing fetch with one’s beloved dog in a neighborhood park to curling up and snuggling a kitty, animals make life even more amazing. This is why owners around the world prioritize animal health care and desire…

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training your dog

Why Is Training Your Dog So Important?

You have heard the saying that dogs are man’s best friend. Adding a dog to your household will bring happiness and companionship. Most dog owners have a vision of relaxing walks in the park, playing with their dog, and the dog obediently sitting curled up near them. Unfortunately, an anxious or untrained dog might have…

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dog grooming

What to Expect When Taking Your Dog to the Groomer

Can you believe that around 48 million households in America own at least one dog? Considering how sweet and silly these companions are, it’s no wonder why people can’t seem to get enough. Although dogs enrich our lives in so many different ways, dog ownership is a huge responsibility and you have to be prepared to…

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dog daycare

7 Tips for Choosing a Dog Daycare for Your Pup

For many of us, our pets are our everything. This means that our furry friends deserve just as much love and attention as human children. We’re finally at a time where their value is not unlike the care we put into kids. That’s the reason that it’s so important to find the right type of…

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Back to (Grad) School after Hands-on Hospital Experience at Valley Veterinary

Meredith Lawler’s first role at Valley Veterinary Hospital was as a kennel worker. At the time, she was an ambitious 17-year-old high school student who was interested in learning all she could about medicine. “It’s been so memorable,” says Meredith, an Owen J. Roberts High School graduate, who worked her way up to scheduling appointments…

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What's that Sound?

When Joe Nattle started up his Toyota Highlander all seemed perfect. He left the driveway of his Phoenixville home to meet his wife, Debbie, at his mother-in-law’s house in Royersford. That’s when a typical drive last September turned very unusual. “He started to hear what he thought was a cat meowing,” says Debbie. Joe pulled…

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When an Injury Means Surgery

“The best part of having a veterinarian who knows your family … they take it as their personal responsibility to care for my dog and making sure she gets the best life possible.” – Kristin DePolo, Chester County, PA Amber is a nine-year-old hunting Golden Retriever. Different from the American Show Goldens, the hunting Golden…

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