A Shoulder to Lean On: Our Pets and Stress

They always seem to know when we need them most. Our furry friends tend to be our rocks when we are stressed, anxious, or sad. How do they know, though, when we need them?

Learn all about our pets and stress, and how they are always attuned to what we need.

How They Know

Animals are, by nature, very instinctual. This means that they are very aware of environmental cues and changes. So, while Fido or Fluffy may not understand your words, chances are that you are giving off other signs that you are stressed.

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Pet Treats: The Good, the Bad, and the Delicious

Pets and treats seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. We use treats for training, rewarding, and simply to make our pets happy. American pet owners buy so many treats, in fact, that pet treats made up 16% of U.S. pet food spending in 2014.

As wonderful as they are, treats are not without risks to your pet. Finding the right balance of safety and health is important when evaluating which treats to give your pet, and West Park Animal Hospital is here to help you do just that.

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Presidential Pets and their Owners

Some seem to think that you can tell a lot about a person by the way that he or she treats animals. Keeping that in mind, it can be fun to look at a person’s choice in pet, and even more so when that person is a celebrity. While you may be tired of hearing about politics, West Park Animal Hospital thought it would be fun to take a look at some famous presidential pets and the people who love them.

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Love is in the Air: Reasons to Love a Pet Lover

Relationships can be tricky, but there are some things that a worth looking for in a partner that could make them more rewarding. Obviously, you want someone with whom you share common interests and values, and someone who treats you well. You might want to add being an animal person to that list, though.

At West Park Animal Hospital, we already know that four-legged friends are the best, but check out why it’s so rewarding to love a pet lover.

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