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Taking Care of Your New Rabbit

Rabbits are one of the most common house pets in North America, ranking as the third most popular pet behind dogs and cats. If you’re welcoming a rabbit into your home, there are a few things you need to know to ensure you’re taking good care of your ...

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Road Tripping with Pets

Summertime road trips are a great tradition and hitting the open road with our pets in tow can make them even more fun. While having our pets can add to the experience, traveling with them can also cause a lot of stress...

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Dog Park Etiquette Refresher

For many dog owners, warmer weather means more time at the dog park allowing our pups to socialize and enjoy some off-leash freedom. A visit to the dog park might part of your daily routine in the spring and summer month...

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Assembling a Pet First Aid Kit

As much as we prepare and try to avoid them, sometimes emergencies happen. But when they happen on the road, on the hiking trail, or at the campsite it’s even more important to be prepared. That means keeping a pet first...

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Preparing for Parasite Season: Tick 101

It’s official - spring is here! While that means longer days, warmer weather, and more time spent outside, it also means it’s parasite season. From mosquitoes to fleas and ticks - warm weather parasites can pass on a...

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Pet Poison Awareness

March is pet poison awareness month, and here at Healthy Pets we are all too familiar with issues related to pet poisoning. From dogs who have eaten chocolate to cats who have munched on a houseplant, our vets field call...

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How much sleep does your pet need?

We know that humans require a certain amount of sleep (7-9 hours, on average) to maintain our own physical and mental health. But how much sleep do our pets need? Should you be worried if your pets’ sleeping habits chang...

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Introducing the inspirational women of Healthy Pets!

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re shining the spotlight on the inspirational women leading the pet health revolution at Healthy Pets. From dedicated, expert veterinarians to our pioneering founder and CEO – t...

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Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

Does your pet sound like they’re wearing tap-shoes on hard surfaces? That’s the sound of an overdue nail trim! So, where do you start with trimming your pet’s nails? Is it safe to trim them yourself? Do you need speci...

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World Spay Day! Should I spay my dog?

February 26th marks World Spay Day! Actually, to be precise, it’s the 25th anniversary of this day. Why do we have World Spay day you ask? It was an initiative promoted by shelters and rescues to encourage Owners to s...

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What can we learn from the Westminster Dog Show?

Last week the Highest Honours in Dog breeding were at stake as the celebrated Westminster Dog show ran for 2019. For those of you that are avid fans I need not tell you how big this competition is. But for those of y...