An Owner’s Guide to Pet Health and Wellness at Home

With the way this year has been going, many of us have taken this opportunity to take a good look at our own health and mental wellness. It isn’t a bad trend. In this busy world we tend to forget to take the time to be sure that we are doing okay. 

Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care wants to remind you to think about your pets during this time, too. Who knows, maybe this rough start to 2020 will create a whole revolution of personal and pet health and wellness prioritization.

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5 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior in Dogs

Dogs are full of energy, enthusiasm, and curiosity. They are much like toddlers that way, in the sheer fact that they can get into mischief in the blink of an eye. 

Dogs (of all ages) are also a quick study on which behaviors earn rewards – like your attention. This is all well and good, if they are taught they are taught proper communication and manners. If not, though, these sneaky, and sometimes naughty, behaviors can win out.

There are plenty of ways you can encourage good behavior in dogs. Animal Medical Hospital and 24-Hour Urgent Care is here to tell you more!

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7 Puppy Behaviors You Shouldn’t Overlook (or Excuse)

Puppies may be quite clumsy at times, but they are actually incredibly skilled. They have the special abilities to leap into our hearts, cover us from head to know in puppy kisses, and make us wonder what life was like before their adoption and homecoming

Despite their scrumptious goodness, some puppies have terrible manners. They don’t mean to misbehave, they really just don’t know that there are alternatives to their fledgling canine instincts. Because most owners of young dogs are blinded by their cuteness, we’d like to weigh in on 7 puppy behaviors that can improve over time, and with the right methods.

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Stalking Cool Cat Products

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, are you on the hunt for the best and latest for your feline family? 

Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care is always on the lookout for new and interesting pet purchases, and lately, a few cool cat products have definitely caught our eye. 

Redefine Feeding Your Cat

Feeding your cat has never been better. As we come to understand more and more about feline behavior, we are realizing that the more you naturally stimulate a cat’s natural instincts to hunt and kill prey, the better. Cats who are able to “hunt” are typically more fit and less apt to display behavioral issues.

You can engage a cat’s hunting drive through toys, but we love products that allow indoor cats to hunt for their actual meals. Indoor hunting feeders like the Doc & Phoebe’s Feeding System speak to your cat’s inner tiger.  

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