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The Benefits of Antioxidants for Dogs


You’ve definitely heard of antioxidants before. They’re found in many human foods and offer us many health benefits. The question is, do antioxidants offer those same benefits for our canine companions? The answer is yes—antioxidants are important for keeping your pup happy and healthy throughout their life. Let’s take a look at some of the … Read More »

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Understanding AKC Dog Groups

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The puparazzi are getting pretty excited. The Westminster Kennel Show starts February 10th! It’s always fun to see these pampered pooches strutting their stuff! As you may know, dog shows typically divide their furry contestants into breed groups. A veterinarian goes over the AKC’s official groups below. Sporting The sporting group contains some very popular … Read More »

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4 Ways That Great Nutrition Benefits Your Pet

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Everyone knows that nutrition is important for any animal companion. When your pet receives the right combination of vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and water on a daily basis, they stay healthy—it’s that simple. But what specifically does good nutrition do for our pets? How does it benefit them? Let’s take a closer look at … Read More »

Holiday Gifts for Dogs


Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Or are you a last-minute panic shopper? Either way, your canine companion may very well get extra excited when you come home with packages. Don’t forget to get something for Fido! Read on as a local Coles County, IL vet lists some great gifts for Man’s Best Friend. … Read More »

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Your Child’s First Pet


Is your child begging for a pet? These can be tricky waters to navigate. Our animal companions can be very beneficial to children. They can teach youngsters about friendship, empathy, and loyalty. Plus, they make great playmates and cuddle buddies! However, there are some things to consider. A Coles County, IL vet offers some insight … Read More »

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