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5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets How much do you really know about cancer in pets? There's a lot of information about cancer in pets out there, but our team at Hackettstown Animal Hospital would like to use this time to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in...

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet

4 Guidelines for Caring for Your Senior Pet Our pets fill our lives with joy and love, and even though it can be tough for pet owners to think about, it's important to give them the best care they deserve even as they grow older. As their golden years draw near, it's...

5 Steps to Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

5 Steps to Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

When heading out the door, do you picture a leisurely stroll with your pooch at your side? Or does your dog have other ideas, such as tugging you down the steps and hurtling across the street? If it’s a struggle to get your dog to walk calmly at your side, follow...

3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet

3 Ways Poor Socialization Can Affect Your Pet

Socializing your new pet is so important for their development and is more than just an excuse to show off your adorable new puppy or kitten. Ensuring your pet has many good experiences in the world around them will give them the ability to adjust to whatever life...

6 Tips to Become a Responsible Dog Owner

6 Tips to Become a Responsible Dog Owner

Because September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, we're taking time to ensure you are keeping your dog happy and healthy. Deciding to become a dog owner is a commitment to providing for them, including their dietary, medical, physical, and psychological needs....

Tips to Help Medicate Your Pet

Tips to Help Medicate Your Pet

Medicating your pet can be a difficult feat. After a bit of professional-level wrestling and some scratches and bites, it can still end in frustration. Due to improper techniques, many pets associate panic and fear with medication. Here are some tips to help your...

Answers to Your Cat Grooming Questions

Answers to Your Cat Grooming Questions

If you have a cat or are considering getting one, here is a list of the most commonly asked questions about cat grooming! Question: Do cats really need baths? Answer: Cats are known for their fastidious grooming, so why would they ever need a bath? Well, there are...

3 Reasons Why Your Dog Licks Their Paws

3 Reasons Why Your Dog Licks Their Paws

Does your dog wake you up in the night by constantly licking their paws? This can be a frustrating situation for dog owners, and many want to find a solution. Before breaking out the cone of shame or socks, discover the underlying cause so you can completely solve the...

How to Help Your Pet Beat the Summer Heat

How to Help Your Pet Beat the Summer Heat

Summer means lots of fun in the sun, and also trying to beat the heat. Our team wants to help pet owners keep their furry friend cool this summer. Here are three fun ideas to help your pet stay cool.   #1: Fit your dog with a cooling vest Unlike cooling pads,...

How Your Pet Can Safely Enjoy the Fourth of July

How Your Pet Can Safely Enjoy the Fourth of July

July 4th celebrations typically mean fireworks and delicious barbecue foods. However, this means that your pet can be faced with plenty of dangers. Here are our team's tips to ensure that your pets enjoy the 4th of July.   #1: Create a healthy barbecue menu for...

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