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Pets

When it comes to being part of the field of Veterinary medicine one thing above all else is most important: a love of animals. Whether you’ve got a special place in your heart for cats or you find that you’re more of a dog person, a compassionate love and caring devotion for pets and all animals is critical. In the spirit of caring for our four-legged (or fine, feathered!) friends, we’ve compiled some great resource articles!

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5 Steps to Training Your Dog to Stay:  Getting your furry best friend to follow you probably isn’t too hard afraid a treat or two but getting them to stay may be more of a challenge! Here’s five tips to training your dog to stay!

5 Common Pet Questions and Answers:  Old and new pets alike are full of habits that surprise us and need to be understood in order to be approached accurately.  Owners can even cause some damage without proper understanding of such things as proper bathing and food intake.

5 Things to Consider Before Getting A Dog:  Whether you are adopting a rescue dog from a shelter, or buying a puppy from a breeder, there are five things you want to consider before bringing a new dog home.  While puppies and adult dogs have very different needs, some aspects of dog ownership are universal.

Top 5 Brands of Dog Food:  Choosing the best food for any pet is a daunting task, one that is usually accompanied by multiple questions. Wet or dry? Higher in grains or meat? To be organic or not to be? The dozens of brands all advertising to be the best, don’t alleviate the process.

When to Spay or Neuter Your Dog:  Spaying or neutering a pet is a personal decision that is made at the discretion of the owner. However, if you’re not planning on having a litter, the health benefits associated with the surgery are enough to persuade anyone.

Best and Worst Human Foods For Your Dog:  Some surprising, and not so surprising everyday foods that are good, or very bad for your dog.

 

Guide to Buying a Puppy from a Breeder:  Today, puppy farms and mills are slandered locations. A good breeder cares about his animals and breeds simply for the sake of improving that breed.

 

Breed Profiles

Breed Profile – Golden Retriever:  Bred to be humanity’s best friend.

 

 

Breed Profile – German Shepherd:  Humanity’s natural defender.

 

 

Breed Profile – Poodle:  Styled to be a sign of status.

 

 

Alternative Pets

 The Pros and Cons of Owning a Pet Pig:  In the United States, pigs are considered an exotic pet and zoning laws exist as forms of control over where they can be kept.