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Holiday Safety Tips For Your Pets

The most wonderful time of the year also means it’s time to brush up on some steps for keeping your pets safe in this joyful season. With all the beauty and festivities, there are quite a few safety hazards for our pets, such as lights and decorations going up, gifts and food lying around, and friends and family coming and…

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November is Senior Pet Care Awareness Month

For the month of November, we look to honor our senior pets and raise awareness for giving them a little extra-special care and attention as they get up in years. If you’re wondering how old is old, the age at which a dog or cat is considered senior varies by size and breed, but on average a “senior” would include…

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4 Reasons To Try Our New App, Yourgi

Our team at Animal Health Clinic of Baton Rouge is on a mission to provide you and your furry companion with the best care possible. While we’ve invested heavily in providing our skilled team with the best training, equipment, and facilities, we went a step further and are bringing your pet’s care to the palm of your hands. Meet Yourgi.…

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The Importance of Dental Care for Pets

When you take steps to care for the dental health of your pets, it’s about more than keeping those pearly whites shining bright. You’ll be improving their overall health and wellness at the same time, since oral health issues often lead to other health complications. Dental health problems are more common than you might think. In fact, by the time…

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Moving with Dogs is an Experience

Moving can be really stressful, whether you’re relocating around the corner or across the country. Between packing, managing tons of utilities, subscriptions and providers, supervising movers, and unpacking, it’s enough to make anyone feel a bit out of sorts. This goes for our pets, too. As creatures of habit, dogs may become stressed out or fearful from the chaos of…

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Working Your Pets Into Labor Day Plans

Every year on the first Monday in September, folks across the country enjoy celebrating Labor Day with parades, parties, cookouts and last minute vacations. While many of us are a little iffy on the origins and meaning of the holiday, we never want to miss a chance to make a few more summer memories before welcoming the back-to-school season and…

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Keeping Hot Dogs Cool

With temperatures setting records across the country this summer, keeping your cool while trying to enjoy the outdoors can be a challenge. Lots of summer fun awaits – from hikes and picnics to boating and beach time – but you’ll need to plan ahead, especially if your pets are going along for the ride. It goes without saying that you…

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Adopting a Shelter Cat

June is national Adopt a Cat month, making now a wonderful time to bring a new feline friend into your home and your heart. Not only will you be helping out an animal in need, but you will also be making room for another cat to be cared for in that shelter. Sometimes shelter cats have special needs because of…

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Seven Popular Garden Plants that are Toxic to Pets

If you’re planning to do some gardening this spring, make sure all of your plant choices are pet-friendly! Plants contain a diverse array of chemical compounds that can sometimes be dangerous to animals. Some plants can be poisonous to our pets even if they pose no danger to people. Knowing which plants are toxic to pets helps keep your pets…

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A Collection of Dog and Cat Jokes

Most dogs like to have fun with a good meaty bone. But have you ever wondered whether dogs have a funny bone? Dogs can certainly be funny. They love to play, and they have a knack for helping us take life a little less seriously. But wondering if dogs have a sense of humor may be more a question of…

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