Author: OAC

What to Expect from the Easter Bunny

With Easter just around the corner, bunnies are pretty much inescapable – the iconic “Easter Bunny” is used to decorate homes and to delight young children during the holiday. Parents are often inspired to bring them home as a first pet for their little ones, sometimes unaware of how much care a happy and healthy house bunny realistically needs. Bunnies make wonderful additions to households, but, while they are small in size, they don’t necessarily make great “starter” pets. However, they do make great pets for families that are prepared for their care requirements. In order to make sure...

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Want to Be a Pet Parent? Consider This…

You’ve been scrolling through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter lately and notice more and more posts from friends and followers about their fluffy new pooch or adorable new kitten. You start to follow every account that posts cute pictures of the fur babies, and, soon enough, you start thinking: I want a pet. Well, great! There are millions of companion animals worthy of your home. But, before you run out to the shelter for your new “son” or “daughter,” take a hard few days and think this through. Are you ready? Here are a few things to consider before deciding...

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5 Tips for Traveling With Pets

The holidays are for celebration with family and friends – and for many of us, that means our pets, too. If you will be traveling with a pet this holiday season, take some time to make a plan using the tips below. This will ensure you and your furry family member(s) reach your destination safely and comfortably. #1 Decide how you will secure them This is probably the most important step of traveling with your pet, even if you are only going a short distance. Not only do many states have laws requiring pet owners to secure their pets...

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Assembling a Pet First-Aid Kit

The natural disasters taking place across the United States shine light on why emergency preparedness is so important for pet owners. October is National Animal Safety and Protection Month, the perfect time to assemble a pet first-aid kit so you are always ready for an emergency. Disasters aren’t the only time a pet first-aid kit can be useful. You might also need a pet first-aid kit while on a camping trip or vacation. You may even find that you utilize your pet first-aid kit most often while at home. Pets can injure themselves in the backyard chasing after a...

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Diagnosing and Managing Arthritis in Pets

Picture this scene: Ribby, a charming golden retriever, quietly naps on the family room floor. It is approaching dinner time, and a simple phrase “are you guys hungry” wakes any napping dog up from a dead sleep in my house. I look over to Ribby to watch her gingerly rising to her feet. With a subtle grunt, she slowly coaxes her 10-year-old frame toward the promise of the best meal ever, watching my younger dogs reach their bowls much quicker than she does. This is a scene I am sure many of us have experienced with our aging pets....

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Central Ohio Pet Events & Benefits

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Avian Encounters

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Pet Loss Support Group

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Avian Encounters

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