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What’s the ballpark lifetime cost of caring for a dog or cat?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:08:08 PM

We asked our vets to do some digging on the average lifetime cost of caring for a pet to give new pet parents better visibility.  

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Topics: cost of pets, pet ownership

How much does it cost to buy a dog or cat in 2018?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 12:59:34 PM

From designer breeds to adoption shelters, our vets investigate what it actually costs to bring home a cat or dog these days.

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Topics: cost of pets, pet ownership

How do I know if my dog is at their ideal weight?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 25, 2018 2:21:16 PM

Many pet owners are unsure how to determine if their dog is indeed overweight. We’re here to make this simple.

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Topics: dog, body condition score, ideal weight, overweight

How do I know if my cat is at their ideal weight?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 25, 2018 2:11:26 PM

Many pet owners are unsure how to determine if their cat is indeed overweight. We’re here to make this simple.

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Topics: cat, body condition score, ideal weight

When is the right time to euthanise my pet?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 16, 2018 3:16:03 PM

Saying goodbye is never easy. These beautiful words from a client brought tears to my eyes, and I think it sums up the incredibly tough decision to euthanise perfectly.

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Topics: euthanasia, quality of life, pets

Tips to calm, happy toilet training for your puppy

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Aug 20, 2018 1:28:14 PM

When toilet training a puppy, the most important thing you can bring is patience. Some pups will get it within a few days, while others can take months.

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Topics: puppy, toilet train, potty train