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February is Pet Dental Health Month! Did you know that by age 3 about 70% of cats and 80% of dogs show signs of periodontal disease? And that can lead to a host of additional …
February is Pet Dental Health Month! Did you know that by age 3 about 70% of cats and 80% of dogs show signs of periodontal disease? And that can lead to a host of additional problems. http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2017/02/open-wide-its-time-check-your-pets-dental-health/


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You’ve probably heard that one dog year is equivalent to seven human years. However, that is not entirely correct. Large and small dogs age at different rates. Furthermore, th…
You’ve probably heard that one dog year is equivalent to seven human years. However, that is not entirely correct. Large and small dogs age at different rates. http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2017/02/how-old-your-pet-calculate-your-pets-age/


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Have you made New Year’s resolutions for yourself? Most of us make promises to eat better, exercise more, or spend more time with loved ones. These are all great goals to have…
Have you made New Year’s resolutions for yourself? Most of us make promises to eat better, exercise more, or spend more time with loved ones. These are all great goals to have for a better you, but what about our pets? They can’t make any resolutions on t… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2017/01/10-new-years-resolutions-pet-owners/


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Did you know that approximately 54% of dogs and 58% of cats are overweight or obese? Just as in humans, excess weight in pets can cause a host of health issues such as osteoar…
Did you know that approximately 54% of dogs and 58% of cats are overweight or obese? Just as in humans, excess weight in pets can cause a host of health issues such as osteoarthritis, kidney disease, high blood pressure, cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) in… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/10/pet-obesity-awareness-food-isnt-love/


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Cats need regular wellness checks Take Your Cat to the Vet Day was created to bring awareness to cat owners about the importance of regular veterinary checkups for cats. Compared…
Cats need regular wellness checks. Take Your Cat to the Vet Day was created to bring awareness to cat owners about the importance of regular veterinary checkups for cats. Check out these tips to prepare for a vet visit and reduce stress for you and your c… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/08/august-22-take-your-cat-vet-day-cat2vetday/


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Category: Pet Health Tips

The Fourth of July is a day of celebration and festivities. And while we might ooh and ahh over fireworks, it’s a completely different experience for animals. Fireworks are f…
The Fourth of July is a day of celebration and festivities, but fireworks are frightening and disorienting to pets. More pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year. Here are five ways to keep your pets safe through the Fourth of July weekend… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/06/5-ways-keep-your-pet-safe-july-4th/


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The third week of May is recognized as Dog Bite Prevention Week. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there have been 4.5 million people who have b…
The third week of May is recognized as Dog Bite Prevention Week. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there have been 4.5 million people who have been bitten by a dog in 2015 – 20% of which required medical attention. Children,… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/05/dog-bite-prevention-week/


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National Puppy Day

Mar 23, 2016

Category: Pet Health Tips

“Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet. Oh, to be more like a puppy.” – Colleen Paige, Founder of National Puppy Day National Puppy Day was found…
National Puppy Day was founded on 2006 by lifestyle expert, Colleen Paige to celebrate the unconditional love puppies bring to our lives. Along with celebrating the sweetness they provide, this holiday is also about promoting adoption of homeless puppies.… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/03/national-puppy-day/


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Have you ever noticed how our four-legged family members are similar to little toddlers? Our pets are masters at exploring the world around them with the same level of curiosi…
In this blog post, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you pet-proof your home. Bookmark this article to your browser for quick access, and don’t forget to share with fellow pet parents! The Pet Poison Helpline has a comprehensive list of poison… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/03/national-animal-poison-prevention-week/


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Author: Colleen Fox, DVM, Practice Limited to Dentistry – Dentist at The COVE It’s not just about bad breath! Most veterinary clinics today offer basic dental services suc…
Most veterinary clinics today offer basic dental services such as cleaning and extractions and often promote these services as part of National Pet Dental Health Month in February each year. At The COVE, we like to think every day is a good day to talk ab… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2016/03/10-answers-common-questions-about-advanced-dental-procedures/


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February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month. During this month, veterinary clinics and animal welfare organizations across the United States will be helping pet owners underst…
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 Author: Merrilee T. Small, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) – Cardiologist at The COVE  Pets play an important role in our lives - not just our mental well-being, but also our phy…
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Photo by Kevin Beaty via Flickr Shedding those extra pounds and improving our health seems to be one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. Well, your dog just might be th…
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With all the festivities that take place during the holidays, there also comes potential risk for our furry family members. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe during th…
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November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Animal Cancer Foundation roughly 6 million new cancer diagnoses are made in dogs and a similar number made in…
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Photo: Diamond by Brian Kelly via Flickr A common injury we see in dogs is cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture. This is similar to the ACL tear that many human athletes ex…
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There is a peace of mind that comes from being covered by health insurance. Not only because we’ll receive necessary medical attention during an illness or injury, but also …
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Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, flash floods… And, as a pet owner, how prepared are you to care for your furry family members during a disaster?  Many times natural disasters …
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, flash floods… Many times natural disasters strike suddenly without giving pet owners much time to consider all their pets’ needs before having to evacuate or relocate. Here a… http://www.thecovevets.com/blog/2015/09/september-national-disaster-preparedness-month/


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