To Chew or Not to Chew: Tried and True Puppy Teething Toys 

If you are a puppy, the answer is always to chew! And, as a pet owner, if you don’t provide appropriate, pet-friendly options for your bundle of joy to teeth on, chances are your dog will find something on their own. 

When it comes to puppy teething toys, it is important to choose safe options that are effective and attractive to your pet. Among the options out there it can be difficult to decide. Not to worry, though.  Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital is here to help you choose.  

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Frito Feet: Why Your Dog’s Paws Smell Like Corn Chips 

Pet owners know that putting up with certain smells is par for the course. But if you’ve snuggled up on the couch with your best pal and noticed a corn chip smell, you may have looked at your snack bowl instead. If that’s the case, you may have already figured out that the corn chip smell is emanating from… your pet’s feet! That’s right, Frito feet is a thing.

But what causes this phenomenon? And should we be doing something about it? Keep reading for some explanation and tips from Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital

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The Extraordinary World of Cat Whiskers

All mammals are equipped with facial whiskers, except for humans and monotremes (egg-laying predators that include the platypus and echidna). People have facial hair but, sadly, men cannot use their beards to detect movement and negotiate small spaces. Cats, on the other hand, use their fine, sleek whiskers to their advantage all the time. 

Undoubtedly, people love the look of cat whiskers, but aside from their aesthetic qualities, they have functions beyond compare.

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All About Tapeworms in Cats and Dogs 

Tapeworms are a common, despite gross, internal parasite that affects cats and dogs. As you may be aware, there are a host of parasites that a pet can be susceptible to when not protected from them. While they may seem relatively harmless, they can cause health issues and become a risk to the people in the household, too. 

Let’s take a closer look at this form of worm and why your pet needs to be protected from acquiring them.

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