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Five Reasons to Hike with Your Dog

Many pet owners love to take their dogs hiking. If you haven’t tried yet, here are six of the best reasons to hit the trail with your pup this weekend! 1. Exercise Walks are great exercise for your pup, of course, but hiking offers a different experience that will stretch different muscles (for you and your pet), especially if you have access to an area with elevation or rugged terrain. If you have a high-energy dog, hikes are a...

Why Grooming is Crucial for Your Dog’s Health

Although most pet parents appreciate that good grooming helps keep their pups attractive and pleasant to be around, they may not realize that grooming also has an effect on health. If you want to keep your dog healthy, a regular grooming regimen is essential. In particular, grooming helps with coat and skin health, as well as giving you an opportunity to spot other underlying health problems. Healthy Fur Regular brushing distributes your dog’s natural oils throughout the coat to...

What You Can’t See, Can Hurt

  It’s easy to ignore things that are not visible, like your pets teeth. Their cute muzzle lips cover the teeth so well that it takes effort and intention on your part to actually observe what is going on inside their mouth. What you can’t see can be hurting their very existence. It’s important to become familiar with your pet’s oral cavity. Starting at an early age, you should pull up their lips, touch the teeth, and examine the...

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials The Purpose: Why we did it We set out with clinical research to prove the efficacy of TropiClean Fresh Breath made easy! with a focus on two outcomes. 1) To remove existing plaque and tartar build up. 2) Retard plaque and tartar development. Our hope in this research was to validate countless customer reviews of the Fresh Breath Clean Teeth Gel showing the product can improve pets’ oral health without brushing. Using natural ingredients and a simple application,...

Health Starts in the Food Dish

Ever wonder what the ingredient section of your pet food bag really means? Maybe you think you are getting a good food for your pet, but still question if it is the best choice? Dr. Ava Frick goes into detail on how choosing the right selection of food for your dog or cat is the beginning of a healthy life. Everything in health and wellness has a nutritional component. The right balance of vitamins, minerals and whole food components...

Take a Big Bite Out of Dental Disease

For Pet Wellness Month, Dr. Ava Frick, renowned veterinarian, speaker, and founder of Pet Rehab & Pain Clinic, put together four tips on how to keep our pets healthy and happy. Over Pet Wellness Month we will be posting Dr. Frick’s tips and hope you enjoy her insights as much as we do! We are excited to hear your thoughts and hope you enjoy learning more about providing healthy lives for our pets. #1: Take a Big Bite Out...

Fear of the Feast

The Holiday season is in full swing as we start to gather our seasonal decorations and prepare for the fellowship of family and friends. How many of us love the thought of family and friends coming over, enjoying a hearty meal and sharing stories and jokes? How many of us dread what things our family pet is going to eat, destroy or whom they might jump on or bombard with kisses? If you can sympathize with both of these...

This is a Big Issue for Some Pets

‘Your pet is obese.’ These are tough words to hear for some pet parents. The truth is, obesity is rising among our pets and we’re acting like its normal or we’re denying the facts. Not only is their weight going up, so is their risk of health issues. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, statistics shows a rise of obese pets in 2014. Research shows that 57.9% of cats and 52.7% of dogs are overweight or obese....