Author Archives: Dr. Jack Stephens

Bodies of water, including pools, can be dangerous for dogs and cats. And health issues, like ear infections can arise from frequent swimming.

2 Summer Water-Related Hazards for Pets

May 20, 2016

From Pets Best, a nationwide dog and cat health insurance agency founded in 2005. Playing in the water is a great way to cool off for both humans and our pets. But when it comes…

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Hot weather dangers for dogs and cats.

2 Hot Weather Risks for Pets

May 19, 2016

From Pets Best, a pet health insurance agency for dogs and cats founded in 2005. Dogs and cats are vulnerable to many of the same summertime risks as humans, including heat stroke. To help keep…

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Tips for taking your dog to the dog park

7 Tips for Visiting the Dog Park

May 18, 2016

From Pets Best, a U.S. dog health insurance and cat health insurance agency since in 2005. Dog parks are a fun way for your pooch to run freely off his leash, enjoy the outdoors, and socialize with other dogs. Here…

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2 Ways Cats Get Sick from Dog Flea & Tick Products

May 16, 2016

By Dr. Fiona Caldwell, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a U.S. pet insurance agency since 2005. Flea and tick prevention is a crucial part of a healthy summertime routine for both cats and…

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8 Tips if Your Pet Gets a Bug Bite or Sting

May 13, 2016

By Dr. Fiona Caldwell, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a nationwide pet health insurance agency since 2005. Insect stings and bites are not only a nuisance for us humans; they are a pesky…

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My Vet’s the Best Contest Finalist: Dr. MaryHelen Staruch

May 12, 2016

How much do you love your vet? In 2010, Pets Best developed the My Vet’s the Best Contest—the first of its kind—to allow pet owners to acknowledge veterinarians around the nation for outstanding service and…

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