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Pet Health
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...

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So my dog needs his teeth cleaned! Now what?

So my dog needs his teeth cleaned! Now what? There are 2 very different kinds of dental cleaning currently available to pets and their Owners. Cosmetic Dental Cleaning - This type of cleaning is becoming popular as...

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Why Does My Pet's Breath Smell?

February is Dental Health month! Dental disease is very prevalent among our pets and, just like with us, is very important to their overall health. Why do so many of our pets have dental disease? The reasoning is...

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Are Essential Oils Safe For My Pets?

Essential oils are becoming more and more mainstream with people searching for healthier, cleaner and more natural alternatives. However, even though these oils are becoming more and more popular in human medicine ar...

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What you need to know about cannabis for pets!

When it comes to cannabis use in pets, there are some important things that pet parents need to be aware of. Dr. Sandler, CEO & Founder of Grey Wolf Animal Health breaks it down for you. Cannabis is a plant that is ma...

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My Pet Is Overweight! What Can I Do?

In keeping with our New Year's resolution theme, many of us are taking some time to consider our diets and the effects that they have had on us - both positive and maybe not so positive. So why not take a few minutes to...