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Keeping Your Dog Active In Winter

Keeping Your Dog Active In Winter

So its cold outside, and the amount of daylight hours is short, but your dog does not sleep through winter, and it’s vital that your dog gets their daily exercise. On days when bad weather makes walks impossible, you can still give your pup the exercise they need with...

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Holiday Foods To Keep Away From Your Pets

Holiday Foods To Keep Away From Your Pets

Bones: Bones easily splinter and can cause serious health problems for your pet. Candy: Mainly chocolate—which is toxic to dogs, cats and ferrets—and any candy containing the toxic sweetener Xylitol. Citrus and pits: Keep foods containing citric acid away from your...

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Thinking Of Adopting For The Holiday Season?

Whether or not you adopt a pet during the holidays, it is a personal choice. Just make sure you are taking into account your family, lifestyle and holiday plans. Here are some tips for adopting during the holidays to make the change as smooth as possible! Make sure...

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Do I Still Have To Use Flea Medicine In The Winter

Do I Still Have To Use Flea Medicine In The Winter

Many pet owners incorrectly believe that fleas die off in the winter, and hence choose to decline proper pest control when the cold kicks in. While it’s true that these irritating bugs can’t survive freezing temperatures, they plainly seek out warmer locations when...

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Frostbite In Your Fur Baby

Frostbite In Your Fur Baby

20 min walks outside are not likely to result in a problem, but if you take your dog outside for long time when it's less than 20 degrees Fahrenheit or with a significant wind chill, ice crystals can develop in outer tissues (like the ears, prepuce, vulva, tail tip,...

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Your Fur Babies And Cold Weather

Your Fur Babies And Cold Weather

Like people, cats and dogs are vulnerable to frostbite and hypothermia and should be kept inside. Longer-haired and thick-coated dog breeds, such as huskies and other dogs bred for colder climates, are more tolerant of cold weather; but no pet should be left outside...

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Tips to Prevent Your House Smelling Like Fur Babies

Tips to Prevent Your House Smelling Like Fur Babies

Wash Your Pet’s Bed The first tip is also the simplest – wash your dog’s bed at least once a week. The fabric retains odors, so your house will never smell fresh if you don’t wash it often. Vacuum Furniture Many of us love to cuddle with our pets on the sofa, so the...

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Our Goals Here At Monhagen

Our Goals Here At Monhagen

It is our goal to provide your pet with the absolute best care available. We take advantage of the latest technology and utilize every resource at our disposal to ensure that your pet will live a long and healthy life. We are a member of the New York State Veterinary...

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Spring Health Tips

Spring Health Tips

Dogs typically love spring due to the increased time they get to play outside. It is a welcome change after spending the winter cooped up in the house, so they really do enjoy being able to spend more time outside in the warm weather playing with you! It is important...

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