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How Much Should My Dog Eat?

By |2023-04-27T14:33:23-06:00March 30, 2023|

How much should a dog eat a day? The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. There are numerous concerns that factor into how much and how often dogs should eat, and each pup has their own unique needs. It’s hard for humans to tell exactly what their dogs crave, and it doesn’t help

Reduce Pet Stress and Anxiety with Fear Free Vet Clinics

By |2023-04-25T09:48:57-06:00February 10, 2023|

It’s been shown that dogs recognize the route to their veterinarian’s office and can show signs of stress before they even arrive. Similarly, cats may be affected by stress hours after a car ride – no matter their final destination. Pet parents have the option of taking their pets to hospitals and clinics that specialize

Mental Disorders in Dogs

By |2023-04-27T14:50:25-06:00December 7, 2022|

The stigma surrounding pet mental health is starting to wane as the topic is more acceptable to discuss and treatments have become more accessible. This is no surprise, being that 1 in 5 adults in the United States is affected by mental health conditions. But humans aren’t the only ones whose mental health can

What Is Pet Insurance?

By |2023-09-19T06:08:21-06:00February 24, 2022|

Everyone has purchased insurance at some point, but very few people understand how it works. This is no surprise as it can be confusing, so when people hear of insurance for animals they wonder: “What is pet insurance and why would I ever need it?” First, consider the things in your life you deem

National Chip Your Pet Month

By |2021-04-29T10:50:03-06:00April 20, 2021|

It’s finally that time of the year again, summer is almost here and we should all be celebrating! But did you know that summer is kicked off with National Chip Your Pet Month? May is officially recognized as this holiday by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and was made to educate responsible pet parents on

6 Ways to Give Your Dog a Pill

By |2020-12-16T11:12:32-06:00March 5, 2020|

Dogs will eat just about anything, but when it comes to pills and medication, they tend to get stubborn. You never want to avoid giving your pup important medications just because they’re suspicious of swallowing pills. That’s why we compiled some tips on how to give a dog their pills, even if you don't have

Fear Free Vet Clinics: An Interview with a DVM & a CVT

By |2020-12-16T10:09:36-06:00February 12, 2020|

The Prudent Pet blog the increasingly popular practice of the Fear Free certification, a program that provides online and in-person education for veterinary specialists to make vet visits less stressful for animals and their humans. However, we were eager to learn more from professionals in our local Chicago veterinary community about how becoming Fear Free

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