The Keys to Winter Pet Safety Are Within Reach

The holidays are coming! There are people to see, presents to wrap, and cookies to bake! Sure, some pets like to wait out the winter underneath the bed or at the back of the closet, but others are excited to jump into the holiday chaos and revelry.

Whatever your pet’s point of view, winter pet safety must never be relegated to the back burner. We know you have a lot going on this month, but take time to set your pet up for success with the following tips and tricks.

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Allergies in Pets: A Very Scratchy Problem

allergies in petsHave you noticed Fido scratching a lot more than usual? Are Fluffy’s ears particularly itchy? Or have you noticed skin issues, such as inflammation, in your pet? Allergies in pets is one of the most common problems our patients deal with, particularly our canine friends. Not unlike us, pets do suffer from allergies, which can wreak havoc on their quality of life when left untreated.

The team at Maywood wants pet owners to know more about this problem – which affects many of our fur-bearing friends, and how we can help your pet feel much better.

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DIY Pet Care in the Age of the Internet

Few can argue against the many important advances the internet brings to our daily lives. To be sure, we’re granted more than enough information with a quick Google search.

However, when it comes to DIY pet care, don’t take any chances by relying on anecdotal advice passed off as medical research, experience, or knowledge. Sure, the benefits of home-based internet counsel are clear enough, but the ramifications of Dr. Google can be huge.
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