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How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

How to Teach Your Dog to Focus on Walks

Does your pooch struggle to focus when out on their afternoon strolls? Many dogs become hyper-focused on other dogs, people, squirrels, cars, or other moving objects, making your daily walk less than pleasant. January is National Walk Your Dog month—the perfect time...

Cold Weather Safety for Pets

Cold Weather Safety for Pets

Despite their fur coat, pets are as susceptible to cold and snow as people and can quickly succumb to frostbite, hypothermia, and other winter-related conditions. So, follow these three tips to help protect your four-legged friend from the dangers of cold and snow....

Ways to Manage Pet Cognitive Dysfunction

Ways to Manage Pet Cognitive Dysfunction

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: 3 Ways to Manage Cognitive Dysfunction At Home As your senior pet enters their golden years, they may not age gracefully. Instead, they may begin getting stuck in corners, waiting at the wrong side of the door to go outside, or pacing...

Build a Pet First Aid Kit

Build a Pet First Aid Kit

Each September, National Disaster Preparedness Month and Washington Family Vet Clinic encourages people to prepare for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. As a pet owner, you have an extra responsibility to prep your pet for disaster....

3 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Cool

3 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Cool

It's late summer, and we are feeling the heat—and that includes our pets! Check out these three tips for helping your four-legged companion beat the heat and stay cool. #1: Use water to cool your pet safely Although we doubt your cat will appreciate a kitty swimming...