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Cat Scratching: Why They Do It and What You Can Do About It

As a pet parent, there’s no doubt you’ve wondered why your cat scratches at the rugs and furniture. Rest assured, your kitty isn’t doing this because he or she is bad. In fact, quite the opposite....

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Heartworm Disease: What You Need to Know

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States, with infections on the rise. But what exactly is it and how does your pet get infected? Keep reading to...

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How to Help Your Feline Friend Shed Unhealthy Weight and Keep it Off

While fat cats may be cute and common, those extra pounds are no laughing matter. According to a 2018 survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 60% of cats in the...

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How to Clip your Cat's Nails

A set of sharp claws is a cat’s pride and joy, which is reason enough to keep them properly manicured. Not only does a quick trim protect you and your family from potential infections caused by...

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Beware: Common Arizona Plants Poisonous to Dogs

Pet poisonings occur in many ways, including encounters with toxic plants. As a dog owner, it’s important to understand that although plants can add beauty in and around your home, there are certain...

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How to Tell if Your Pet is Sick (and What You Can Do About It)

As a proud pet owner, nothing is more important than the health of your pet--and it can be worrisome when you see them not acting like themselves. Fortunately, there are three vital signs you can...

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Ditch the Itch: Help Your Pet Handle Allergy Season in Arizona

When spring blows into Arizona, so do a slew of allergens--including ones that can be rough on our four-legged friends. Yes, it’s true! Seasonal allergies don’t just affect humans--your dog (or cat)...

The Best Mobile Apps for Pet Parents

6 Amazing Apps for Pet Parents

In today’s world, if you have a need, chances are there’s an app for that--even for your four-footed friend. And why not? According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

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Strep Zoo Disease in Tucson: What You Need to Know

Strep Zoo (Streptococcus Zooepidemicus) has been making its way around the country. Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) of Tucson is currently working to eliminate a case of Strep Zoo that made its way...

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Sneak Peek & Summer Time Tips

You may have heard some of the hustle & bustle around Central Pet this past month. In case you’ve missed it, we’re officially announcing that a third location is underway! Thanks to your loyal...

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