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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Baby on board

Clients have often asked me if I have kids, and the answer has always been ‘Yes, furry and four (or three) legged.’ Yeah, I’m talking about my pets. But exciting news on the way: a human baby will soon be arriving in my home! Whereas I’m really proficient at taking

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Before you smooch your pooch…

It’s that most magical time of the new year, when people endlessly proclaim their love for one another, or in my world, their pets! Yes, Valentine’s Day is upon us and while your pets shouldn’t eat chocolates or flowers that doesn’t mean that they can get or give just as

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Bringing a puppy into a house with a cat

This week, I’m answering another question submitted by a reader, this time about adding new companions to the family. Hi Dr. Llera, My husband and I have two children, and they have been asking for a dog for quite some time. We wanted to make sure it was the right

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Reader question on dog flatulence

  This week, I’m answering another question submitted by a reader!   Hello, I have a black lab who seems to, for the last 6 months or so, be passing horrible smelling gas… nothing has been changed with his diet… he only eats his kibble (Acana dog food), and he

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Reader question on dogs and rabbit poop

This week, I’m answering another question submitted by a reader! Hello, I was so happy to finally get a dog after not having one for long time and have a fenced yard for her to play in. I choose a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and she (Chloe) has been amazing!

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Kingstonist’s Wizard of Paws: Winter and cold a safety tips for pets

Winter is upon us and, though you may want to stay inside where it’s warm and curl up by the fire or under a blanket, your dogs still need to get outside to at least use the bathroom. Admit it, we all probably gain a little weight over the holidays,

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Kingtonist’s Wizard of Paws: Reader question regarding flea treatment

In this post, I’ll be addressing a question I received from a reader. Hi. I’m curious about the drops for fleas. Is there anywhere I could get this without paying an exam fee just to get them? If not, then I’m curious why. Because my cats are going to be

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