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Pet Care Center: Dog

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Puppy Vaccinations and Shots: Important Vaccination Schedule for Your Dog

Getting your puppy the proper vaccinations and shots is important to ensure the health of your puppy. Here is a list of common puppy vaccinations and a timeline for when you should...
Category: Care

Where to Get a Puppy: Pup Shelters, Pet Shops and Breeders

Pet shops aren’t the only or best place to get a puppy—dog shelters and breeders are great options too! Read on for the best options for finding a pup.
Category: Care

10 Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Veterinarian

Bringing pets to a veterinarian can be nerve-wracking experience, but it doesn't have to be. Here are 10 things everyone should ask their veterinarian.
Category: Care