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Arming Your Dog Against Pests

Arming Your Dog Against Pests

Oral Flea and Tick Prevention Fleas and ticks have been dangerous and annoying pests for dogs and cats since the beginning of time. History was changed, and the world severely impacted by the lowly flea. Everyone is aware of the Bubonic Plague, transmitted from fleas...
Post COVID Life for Pets

Post COVID Life for Pets

Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs There is a truth that we all know well, everything in life extracts a fee. All things come at some cost. If we wish to live in a nice house, travel, and provide for our families, we must work. If we wish to keep our bodies...
Loving and Losing a Pet

Loving and Losing a Pet

Pet Euthanasia– Knowing When It’s Time I was having a discussion with our office manager, Lisa, the other day. Her longtime friend and family dog, Monty, had recently died. I mentioned the fact that many of us at Longwood Veterinary Center had lost pets over the...
Keeping it Positive

Keeping it Positive

The Benefits of Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training When we find ourselves in a situation that makes us feel uncomfortable, bored, or perhaps unappreciated, what can we do? Usually there are only two options; change the situation or change how we feel about the...
Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

Raising a Well-Adjusted Dog

5 Reasons Why Pet Socialization is Critical A popular buzzword in dog training is socialization. Socialization is the specific act of exposing an animal to novel situations in a slow and precise fashion focusing on keeping interactions short, positive, and fear free....