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Canine Distemper: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

  As soon as you bring a new pup into your life they become a top priority, and it’s up to you to learn about the canine diseases that can…

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What to Know About Dog Anxiety

People can experience a range of anxiety symptoms – from a nervous heart flutter to a full-on panic attack. Having anxiety is one of the many ways dogs are like their pet parents. Just like us, their nervousness is normally nothing to worry about. It’s quite understandable that you pup may be a bit anxious when meeting people for the first time, or encountering a new situation.

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10 Questions And Answers About Dogs

Have you ever wondered why your dog howls? Or why they bury bones in the backyard? Here are 10 questions and answers about dogs that you’ve always wanted to know!…

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Why Does My Pet’s Breath Smell?

Dental health guidance provided by Dr. Sharon Davis, DVM If you find that your dog or cat’s breath smells, it may be time to take the utmost care of your…

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He’s Not Fat, He’s Just Fluffy | Helping Your Overweight Pet

Pets come in all shapes and sizes. Some are bigger, some are shorter, and some are just… rounder. If you are reading this, then you may have a friend (cough,…

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Top 7 Cat Needs

Often referred to as “finicky felines” our cat’s needs are sometimes a bit of a mystery. They let us know when they are hungry, when they want to play and…

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Summer Pet Safety Checklist

As you and your pets enjoy all the fun and relaxation summer has to offer, we want to help you ensure your pet’s safety this summer with our Summer Pet…

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What, How & Why of Microchipping

It happens! Your cat gets outside and runs off or your dog squeezes out of his collar and heads for the woods. You try to catch them, but they are…

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How to Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm disease in pets is precisely what it sounds like; worms that infest the heart and pulmonary arteries. The mode of transmission of this disease is the mosquito. No dog…

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Dog Exercise: Common Questions Answered by Our Trusted Veterinarian

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding dog exercise and enrichment, provided by Dr. Sharon Davis, DVM   1. How often should I walk my dog? This depends on your dog.…

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Pet Vaccinations: Common Questions Answered by Our Trusted Veterinarian

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding pet vaccinations provided by Dr. Sharon Davis, DVM In 2020, Best Friends Pet Hotel began offering monthly vet clinics (in partnership with Vetco) at…

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Puppy 101: A Quick-Start Guide to Caring for Your New Puppy

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting, but sometimes overwhelming experience. Whether this is your first puppy or it’s been a while since you’ve had a pup, we’d like…

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CBD for Your Dog: Your Most Important Questions Answered

Introduction to CBD for Your Dog CBD is one of the most talked-about options in the holistic wellness space, and it’s no surprise why. However, this holistic remedy does bring…

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Holiday Pet Parent Tips

By Jessica Neal, Nutrition Center Manager, Freely Pet The holidays are a time for celebration, decorations, big meals, and temptation galore. This is true not just for humans but for…

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BEST FRIENDS PET HOTELS ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE NUTRITION PARTNERSHIP WITH FREELY

Freely will be the Exclusive Nutrition Partner for both dogs and cats staying and playing at all 31 Best Friends Pet Hotel centers nationwide. As cooler weather descends and holiday…

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Pet Adoption
Top 3 Reasons To Foster A Shelter Pet

By Christine A. Bournias What Is Pet Fostering? The sad reality is that shelters are overcrowded and simply cannot host the volume of furry bodies in need. Fostering is a…

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Keep Your Pet Memories Alive: The 3 Most Important Things To Do With Them Now

By Christine A. Bournias Care For Your Pet Like Their Life Depends On It It’s simple: Give your pets the best life they could ever ask for—NOW, while they’re here…

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Keep Aging Pets Safe: 7 Signs To Watch For

By Christine A. Bournias   Your Pet Is Getting Old. Bite Your Tongue. Your pet is having another birthday. Each birthday celebration for your furry friend brings another year of…

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10 Summer Dog Safety Tips – To Beat The Heat

If you think you’re excited to get out and enjoy the sunshine, you can only imagine how your pet feels. But, before you dash out the door, remember safety first…

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BEST FRIENDS PET HOTELS OFFERS HONEST PAWS CBD PET PRODUCTS JUST IN TIME FOR FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS RELIEF

As the Fourth of July holiday preparations are underway, there are sure to be barbecues and family fun and fireworks. For family pets, the fireworks experience offers giant booms, flashes…

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Your Pet And Summer Safety

By Christine A. Bournias Have Fun. Pack For Safety. If you think you’re excited to get out and enjoy the sunshine, you can only imagine how your pet feels. But,…

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