November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

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When adopting a pet, you’ll need to make a decision on whether to adopt a young or senior pet. There are numerous benefits of adopting a senior cat or dog, but caring for a senior pet is much different.

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November is National Pet Diabetes Month!

November is National Pet Diabetes Month! This month is aimed at raising awareness of pet diabetes and promoting diabetes testing. Diabetes is has become more common in recent years. Estimates show that 1 out of every 100 dogs and between 1 in 50 and 1 in 500 cats will develop diabetes. While it can be concerning that your pet is living with diabetes, a simple urine test can typically diagnose it. An appropriate lifestyle can also help with managing diabetes in pets.

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All Pets Veterinary Medical Center Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Pet from Mosquitoes this Summer

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Getting outside is a great way to stay healthy and have fun with your furry friends. The summer time is perfect for swimming, hiking or a Frisbee game at the park but itchy mosquito bites can be a real summer bummer. Even worse, there are some diseases that these blood-feeding insects can spread. There are many things that can be  done to help protect your dogs and cats from mosquitoes which All Pets Veterinary Medical Center will discuss.

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Tips for Preventing Fleas, Tapeworms and Dermatitis this Summer

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Texas summers bring the increased likelihood of fleas, tapeworms and dermatitis  in pets. Milder temperatures and increased humidity provide ideal conditions for survival and increased reproduction rates for these pests. Fortunately, there are many safe and effective flea, tapeworm and dermatitis products that can help control these.

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You Aren’t Just Walking Your Dog — You’re Stimulating his Mental Health

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One of the most important things you can do for your dog is to keep him or her engaged and exercised. The easiest way to achieve this is by taking your pup for a walk. However, as important as a good walk is to your furry friend, we still find excuses not to do it. Here are a few reasons why you should carve out time for dog walking every single day.

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All About Cat Whiskers — More Important than you Thought

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The value of your cat’s whiskers is more than skin deep. They are a crucial navigational tool, a pointer to impending danger and even an indicator of mood. Cats typically have a dozen whiskers arranged in four neat lines on each cheek, a few more where we have eyebrows, some under the chin and also on the wrists behind their paws. Each of them serve the same basic purpose: they are sensory, they help them work on where they are spatially.

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What if My Cat’s a Picky Eater?

cat-1308430_960_720Everybody has their favorite foods, but cats are notoriously fussy when it comes to what they will or won’t eat. And often times, they’ll decide to not like something — at the precise moment when you were convinced you had finally found the one food they loved. So, what’s the deal with these finicky cats?

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Human Medicine vs. Pet Medicine

Medication - Over the Counter - otcAnimal health and human health are inextricably connected. So much so, that initiatives to unite human and veterinary medicine which have existed for centuries. This article will discuss the differences between human medicine and pet medicine, as well as what medicines are safe and not safe for pets.

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All About Hairless Pets

Hairless PetHairless cats and dogs have not just been subjected to a bad experience with an overzealous groomer. They are born with no hair. Here are is everything you need to know about hairless pets, from history, breeds, health and care.

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