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Manicures: optional for humans, but a necessity for pets!

?Allow 3 minutes to read. Raise your hand if the dry, cold weather wreaks absolute havoc on your hair, skin and nails. On second thought, we’ll keep our hands down… our brittle nails and unkempt cuticles are screaming to be brought to the spa! Manicures and pedicures are a wonderful luxury when we feel like

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Dog Park Safety & Etiquette

?Allow 2-3 minutes to read ? Dog parks can be fantastic places for your pup to let loose, burn off some energy, and interact with fellow dogs. For dogs who stay home all day while owners are at work, this is a great opportunity for exercise, mental stimulation, and socialization. While most dog parks are

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Do your pets seem bored? Cure their cabin fever with these tips.

? Allow 5 minutes to read. We’re all familiar with the well-known “use it or lose it” rule with regards to our mental health. Experts say that the best way to keep the mind sharp as we age is to consistently stimulate our brains. When we stop engaging various thought processes like problem-solving, our brains

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Fido Says: “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy!”

We’ve all heard the concerns that obesity is becoming more and more prevalent in the United States. Did you know that pet obesity is also becoming more common? Data collection in 2018 showed that almost 60% of dogs and cats in our country are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention

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Keeping Up with Your Pet’s Dental Hygiene

Your co-worker brought in tuna salad for lunch. Again. Now she’s trying to discuss the latest developments at work with you, and she’s standing a little too close for comfort. You’re not hearing a word she says as you hold your breath and try to think of a subtle way to get her out of

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My pet has diarrhea… what should I do?

Every pet owner has to deal with loose pet stools at one time or another — some of us more than others. Whether you’re a first-time pet parent or you’ve been dealing with your fur baby’s bowel problems for years, you might have questions about the best approach to dealing with pet diarrhea. Let us

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Meet Julia

Have you met our newest team member yet? We’d like to introduce you to Julia! Julia joined the House Paws family in December 2019. She graduated as a Certified Veterinary Technician from Globe University in 2012 and went on to receive her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of WI-River Falls in 2014. Julia has over

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Why should you spay/neuter your pet?

For some pet owners, the decision to spay/neuter their pets is easy and obvious. For others, the reasons aren’t so clear. Some people think it is inhumane to de-sex a pet. Some believe that desexing alters a pet’s behaviors in unnatural ways. Everyone has their own opinion on the topic. As members of the veterinary

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Keeping Your Dog Active in Sub-Zero Temperatures

We know that as Minnesotans we’re supposed to be tough during these colder months… but can we just say that it’s darn cold outside! ?Don’t get us wrong, we can handle it. We’re bundled up in our warmest winter jackets and boots, avoiding going outside unless it involves work or the grocery store, and letting our

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