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Moving with Dogs is an Experience

September 12, 2022

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…

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4 Reasons To Try Our New App, Yourgi

August 19, 2022

Our team at Dugan’s Veterinary Hospital is on a mission to provide you and your furry companion with the best care possible. While we’ve invested heavily in providing our medical experts 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. …

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Working Your Pets Into Labor Day Plans

August 19, 2022

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…

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Keeping Hot Dogs Cool

July 25, 2022

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…

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Adopting a Shelter Cat

June 11, 2022

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…

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Seven Popular Garden Plants that are Toxic to Pets

May 15, 2022

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…

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A Collection of Dog and Cat Jokes

April 25, 2022

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…

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Spring Break Fun for Dogs

March 11, 2022

Spring Break is just around the corner, and whether you “sit” at home, “stay” close by or “fetch” a far-away adventure, dogs can take part in the fun! Often a time for fun in the sun or hitting the slopes, Spring Break can be enjoyed in any way your time and budget allow. After the…

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Speaking Your Dog’s Love Language

February 10, 2022

The idea of the five love languages was popularized by author Gary Chapman in 1995. His best-selling book talks about how people tend to express and experience love in one or two dominant ways, and how acknowledging and responding to those tendencies in your mate will bring the two of you closer. As it turns…

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