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Category: Healthcare

Cats and Dogs | June 3, 2019

CRITTER CHATTER: Summer Heat Risks

“Hot, Hot, Hot” -Buster Poindexter There is good news for folks in the Midwest and other areas where pets and people are currently shivering in frigid weather conditions. According to […]

Cats and Dogs | May 6, 2019

CRITTER CHATTER: Spring Parasite Prevention

  “It’s spring again. I can hear the birds sing again” Lou Rawls, It’s Spring Again Spring is the best. Even though old man winter recently dumped snow and ice […]

Cats and Dogs | April 8, 2019

How to Assemble a First Aid Kit for Your Pet

If your pet was injured, would you know what to do? What about supplies- would you have the necessary items on hand to care for them? Nobody wants to think […]

Cats and Dogs | April 3, 2019

CRITTER CHATTER: Heartworm Awareness Month

“Where do broken hearts go?” Whitney Houston, Where do Broken Hearts Go? April is Heartworm Awareness Month. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition where adult heartworms live […]

Cats and Dogs | March 18, 2019

CRITTER CHATTER: Poison Prevention Week

“If your poison gets you, I will be on time.” Black Francis, If Your Poison Gets You National Poison Prevention Week (March 17-23) reminds us that some of the deadliest […]

Cats and Dogs | February 4, 2019

CRITTER CHATTER: Dental Care For Your Pet

“Don’t be scared I’ve done this before Show me your teeth.” Lady Gaga, Teeth February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The number one disease in dogs is periodontal disease. […]

Healthcare | September 7, 2018

5 Essential Pet Products Your Dog Deserves

It’s no secret- here at 21st Essential Pet, we’re crazy about dogs. Their loyalty, friendship, and love make our lives a little fuller. Who else can we count on to […]

Cats and Dogs | August 3, 2018

When should your dog or cat go to the vet?

Doctor, doctor, please Oh, the mess I’m in UFO, Phenomenon, Strangers in the Night CRITTER CHATTER, by Dr. Brown Because of recent changes to pet vaccination schedules, your dog need […]

Dogs | June 7, 2018

What Does White Dog Poop Mean?

Everything you ever wanted to know about your #1’s number twos. Although it’s definitely not our favorite job as dog owners, it is an important one: doody duty. It’s true; […]

Cats and Dogs | May 22, 2018

How to Make a Dog Cone More Comfortable

There are two ways to make a dog cone more comfortable for your furry friend after surgery. Believe it or not, you do have more than one option for collars […]