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UTI's Are Irritating
What is a UTI and what causes it? A UTI is an infection anywhere in the urinary system, kidneys, urethra, or bladder. Commonly, UTIs are caused by a pathogenic bacterium ascending to the external genitalia and urethra causing inflammation. The...
What About Hairballs?
Hairballs Isn’t it nice that your cat can be its own personal groomer, until you are left picking up a slimy hairball. What are hairballs? Hairballs are the regurgitation of body hair after your cat grooms itself. Cats don’t always...
Yeast Got You Scratching?
About Yeast Infections Picture this, you’re sitting on your couch, and your dog is nonstop licking at their paw pads or scratching at their skin or ears. You get a little closer to your dog and realize their hair is...
Love Your Liver
Updated: Mar 26, 2021 Can you believe spring is here? Love this time of year. Birds are singing, flower and trees are starting to have blossoms, everything starts to look green, everyone seems more active but something we don’t think...
10,000 Pounds And Counting
Wow! This past 12 months has been a roller coaster. Hard to comprehend all the changes we had to shift to stay on top of what was happening. The 2020 pandemic turned our norm as we knew it upside down....
The Dogs of Winter
Updated: Jan 28, 2021 How To keep them happy and mobile all season long. Feeling a bit stiff? Does it take a little longer to get moving after naps? You’re not the only one. Winter takes its toll on your...
Adoption Bundle
Updated: Jan 28, 2021 Just adopted a new dog or cat? We’ve got you covered with our new “adoption bundle”. Bring in your adoption papers from the past 60 days and better yet accompany the paper work with your newly...
Dog Still Crazy On Walks?
You've tried EVERYTHING to keep your dog from pulling you on walks! Its just not fun anymore getting dragged around the block. Well Heather Beck, owner of K9 lifeline in Draper Utah may have the answer! She invented, designed, patented...
New Dog? Now What??
Hi! I’m Kendra, owner of Doggie Mannerz Dog Training. Congrats! if you’ve taken the plunge and welcomed a new furry friend into your home. Many people are taking advantage of this extra time at home by fostering a dog for...
Mat, Sit, Stay
Hello Everyone! I’m Laurie, the owner of Side By Side Dog Training. My hope is to give you some simple, easy to do quick ideas while you are at home with your canines.  While my dogs expect to play and...
5 Things to Do With Your Dog
Training should be fun and should be taught with treats or positive pressure. Be patient and most important have fun while training! Training the Non-Traditional Way Roll Over: When training your dog if you break each step down into steps...
A Little Bit about Heart Health
Deborah J Hadlock, VMD, DipABVP, CVA,CVSMTHadlock Integrative Veterinary Consulting February is heart awareness month but February isn't the only month you should focus on the heart. Is it really necessary to think about my dog or cat’s heart health and...
Pet Dental Health 101
As much as we might like to teach our dogs and cats to brush their own teeth, that is just not possible. However they can chew on raw bones, bullies or dental chews to help keep the plaque build up...
Your Pet and Winter Conditions
Winter is here in Utah and it’s no secret that certain winter conditions require planning and preparation, from breaking out the puffy jackets to watching for a green light burn day to snuggle by the fire. What a lot of...
Howlin’ Holiday Gift Ideas for Pet-lovers and Their Pets
With Hanukkah and Christmas just around the corner, there can be so many options and so little time when it comes to finding the right gift for your friends and their pets. This season, The Dog’s Meow is excited to...
Pet Obesity: How To Help Your Pet Lose Weight & Stay Healthy
With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, there’s a lot to be excited about! However, November is also Pet Diabetes Month, an important time to spread awareness of something not often addressed in the world of pet care. Did...
TDM Holiday Gift Ideas
The holiday season is upon us! With all the commotion surrounding this time of year, why not get ahead on grabbing the essentials? We have what you need to put a smile on both your two and four-legged friends alike....