Blog - The Pet Pantry

What is Animal Communication?

We have a guest blogger, Dakota Lee. Dakota has been talking with all types of animals for many years and I asked her to write a little to explain what it is she does and what animal communication is all about. I hope you find this interesting and will explore your ability to ‘talk’ with […]

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Let’s Talk Adoption!

You’ve decided you need something four-legged and fun in your life. Yay! But now what? How do you find the perfect pet? Let’s talk adoption. But what if I want a specific breed? Chances are, your favorite breed is hanging out in a rescue or shelter, just waiting for someone like you to come looking. Did […]

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Summer Heat on Doggy Feet

We’ve all had that summer experience; you get out of the pool, grab a towel and sprint as fast as you can over the asphalt, hoping your feet don’t burn. Well, it’s the same for our dogs! Their pads are awesome for walking on rough surfaces and different terrain, but they just aren’t heat proof. […]

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The Top Five Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

The Top Five Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds Jordan Walker is very passionate about animals. As the lead content curator for Coops and Cages and other pet-related blog sites, he has written several articles about them and other various topics. In this post, he shares information on the best dog breeds that you can have if you have children […]

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National Mutt Day – July 31st

National Mutt Day – July 31st July 31st is National Mutt Day, a day all about saving, caring for, embracing and celebrating mixed breed dogs. Created in 2005 by Animal Welfare advocate Colleen Paige this day was created to spread awareness about mixed breed dogs, especially those who are stuck in shelters and in need of […]

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Heat Stroke – A Summer Danger for Your Dog

Summer Heat Dangers for Your Dog Summer is definitely here, and it’s come in full force. With weather easily reaching the high 90’s and above, dog owners have a lot of responsibility when it comes to keeping their pets safe. There is a lot we can do to ensure our pet’s safety and comfort including: […]

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Avoiding Unintentionally Poisoning Your Pet

Dr. Heather Moeser, MS, DVM & Brittney McLamb NCSU-CVM Vet Student Downtown Mobile Vet Did you know that many common household items are potential poisons to your furry children?  Below are a list of common small animal poisons that your pets may come contact / ingest while in their environment. Top 10 Small Animal Toxins […]

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Hyperthermia and Heat Stress in Your Pet

Drs. Stephanie Morgan and Heather Moeser Downtown Mobile Vet – 919-917-8312 – www.downtownmobilevet.com Exercise is good for you and your pets.  However, have you ever decided to take a run mid day during the summer time?  After recently making that choice in this hot weather, I am still feeling the effects of it.  I felt dizzy, […]

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3 Things You Can Do To Assess If Your Pet Is Not Feeling Well

Let’s face it, not everyone has a niece that is a veterinarian that you can call for advice when their pet is not acting right. Many times this happens on a weekend or during evening hours when most veterinary clinics are closed. It is a struggle to decide whether to bring your pet to the […]

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Fun Winter Doggie Games

I don’t know about you, but after 8 years in Minnesota, I’m done with the cold. I’m done with the chapped lips, and cracked hands, and I’m especially done with the wind that rips across you, leaving nothing but a chilled skeleton in its wake. But, God bless them, my dogs will spend any time […]

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Flea Prevention

Forget About Fleas with the Right Flea Prevention for You and Your Family. These days there are a number of flea preventatives to choose from including a bath in dawn soap to kill adult to monthly topical and oral preventatives that also prevent heartworms and gastrointestinal parasites. It can be overwhelming, but to simplify how […]

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