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Did You Know Dogs Dislike These Five Things?

Did you ever stop to consider that some of your…

by PetFirst
9 hours ago

Antifreeze Poisoning in Cats: What to Know

Antifreeze is highly toxic to cats, and in the wintertime,…

by PetFirst
2 days ago

Why Your Dog Might Be Vomiting

No sound will get a dog owner’s attention quite like…

by PetFirst
1 week ago

Staying On Top of Your Pet’s Eye Health

It’s essential that your pet has clear vision and healthy…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

How To Choose Safe Toys For Your Dog

It's not only fun to buy toys for your dog;…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Are Space Heaters Safe Around Pets?

Now that winter’s chill is in the air, many are…

by PetFirst
2 weeks ago

Does My Dog Need a Winter Coat?

With snow and cold temperatures covering a majority of the…

by PetFirst
3 weeks ago

National Cat Lovers Month

National Cat Lovers Month takes place during the month of…

by PetFirst
4 weeks ago

Your Pet Swallows the Olive From Your Holiday Cocktail! What Should You Do?

Olives, the oval-shaped fruit, are known for their zesty taste,…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Ten Tips To a Dog-Proof Christmas Tree

There is something magical about a decorated and lit-up Christmas…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Holiday Gifts: Why Pet Parents are Spending More on Their Furry Friends

Are your pets’ names on your holiday shopping list this…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Keeping Your Cat Warm This Winter

With winter in full swing, it is important to be…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Creating a Holiday Tradition With Your Pet

A tradition is a custom or belief that is passed…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

National Cat Herders Day 

December 15th is designated National Cat Herder's Day, but oddly, this…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

12 Days of Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Every holiday season brings new sights, smells, objects, and activities…

by PetFirst
1 month ago

Why Cat Fights Happen and How to Stop Them 

Believe it or not, fighting is a natural feline behavior. …

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Bladder stones are mineral compounds that build up in your…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

Are Ice Cubes Bad for Dogs? Common Questions Answered

For humans, there’s nothing like a glass of ice water…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

What Does it Mean if My Dog Frequently Licks His Paws?

Do you have a dog who licks his paws excessively? …

by PetFirst
2 months ago

5 Benefits of Adopting a Senior Dog

November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month, so we thought we would highlight…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month 

When you are looking for a new furry friend to add to…

by PetFirst
2 months ago

What is Elbow Hygroma in Dogs? 

A hygroma is a fluid-filled swelling that typically occurs on…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Lotions & Creams:  Is it Okay if my Pet Licks Them? 

In the midst of rehydrating with your favorite lotion or…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Dogs and Addison’s Disease

Certain diseases in pets are tricksters because they can mimic…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

National Pitbull Awareness Day

October 26th is National Pitbull Awareness Day (NPBAD). This is…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

National Pet Wellness Month: 5 Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy

We love our pets like family, and we want them…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Seasonal Pet Safety Tips: Fall

There is something comforting about the season of fall. Typically,…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

National Feral Cat Day: October 16th

Have you ever seen feral cats roaming near your home?…

by PetFirst
3 months ago

Weight Gain in Dogs: Keeping Your Pet Healthy

According to a recent survey completed by the Association for…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

National Fire Pup Day: October 1st

October 1st is National Fire Pup Day! In honor of…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

National Black Dog Day: October 1st

If you’ve ever spoken to anyone who does rescue work…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

National Guide and Service Dog Month

Have you ever seen a service dog in public? It’s…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

World Rabies Day: September 28

According to the CDC, World Rabies Day is recognized on…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Less Adoptable Pets are More

September 21st through 26th is known as Adopt a Less-Adoptable…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

Keeping Your Pet Updated on Vaccinations

If you’re like many pet parents, you want your furry…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

National Dog Week: September 20th through 27th

It’s time to recognize the beloved dogs in our lives…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

6 Key Aspects of Responsible Pet Ownership 

We love our pets like family because, well, they are…

by PetFirst
4 months ago

What to Expect at Your Cat’s Wellness Visit

Scheduling a yearly checkup with our doctors helps us stay…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Should your dog hang their head out the window of a vehicle?

Does your dog enjoy hanging his head out the window…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Why Does My Cat Eat Grass?

If your cat eats grass, he isn’t alone. Many cat…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

It’s September, and that means Animal Pain Awareness Month is…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Lawn Hazards for Dogs

It’s always a good idea to give your dog some…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

All the Bark about National Dog Day: August 26th

Wednesday, August 26th, is our opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

How To Handle Puppy Teething

Have you recently added a new dog to the family?…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

Meet Therapy Dogs Journey and Jackson

Journey and Jackson are both certified Therapy Dogs through Therapy…

by PetFirst
5 months ago

International Homeless Animals Day

Saturday, August 15th is International Homeless Animals Day (IHAD), an…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

Shedding In Cats

We are continuously hearing about our dog's shedding hair all…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

7 Ways to Celebrate Spoil Your Dog Day 

Dogs are our best friends, shoulders to cry on, faithful…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

5 Tips to Stop Your Dog From Pulling on the Leash 

Walking a dog that pulls on the leash is frustrating,…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

How to Carrier Train Your Cat

If your cat doesn’t like their carrier, you are not…

by PetFirst
6 months ago

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