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Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

Part of cat ownership involves hairballs, as gross as they may be. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health. Let’s take a closer look at how hairballs...

Foods Your Feline Friend Should Avoid

Foods Your Feline Friend Should Avoid

Do you have a feline friend that can't seem to find something they love to eat. While you search to find something they will enjoy, make sure to be careful with what you are putting in their bowl. Some foods are not safe for your feline friend, and it will surprise...

Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

While everyone loves being greeted by an excited pup, muddy paws to the pants are not ideal. Many dogs jump on people when they’re excited, and it’s often inadvertently reinforced. Teach your dog not to jump when greeting by following these three steps.    Step...

5 Gifts Every Pet and Their Owner Wants

5 Gifts Every Pet and Their Owner Wants

5 Gifts Every Pet and Their Owner Wants   Happy December! The holiday season is in full swing and we know everyone is looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones! Every pet owner wants to spoil their furry companion throughout the year, but the holidays...

Senior Pets are the Best

Senior Pets are the Best

Senior Pets are the Best   We love all of our senior pets! With November being Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we wanted to advocate for these golden year pets. Thinking of adopting a new pet? Consider adopting a senior. Why? Here are five reasons:   They have...

Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Pets

Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Pets

Healthy Thanksgiving Treats for Pets   Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Your furry pal likely agrees the best parts of this blessing-filled holiday are the assorted savory side dishes, delectable desserts, and the star of the show—the Thanksgiving turkey....

Signs of Doggy Dementia

Signs of Doggy Dementia

Doggy Dementia: Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Pets As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However,...

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Missing No More: How a Microchip Can Reunite You and Your Pet August 15 is Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Each year, we encourage pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated and is still working, and...

The Importance of Routine for Your Pet

The Importance of Routine for Your Pet

3 Reasons Why Your Young Pet Needs a Routine Like children, young pets thrive on stability, consistency, and a set routine. Knowing what to expect each day reduces a pet’s stress and anxiety, which are a common cause of behavioral issues. Our team at Rice Village...