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MN Pets COVID-19 Plan & Precautions

Updated 9/20/22 To our MN Pets community, We are continuing to monitor the COVID situation in Minnesota carefully. While we know that this is a stressful time for our entire global community, we also recognize the very personal heartbreak you … Continue reading

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Local Resources

We recognize that companion animals play an important role in all of our lives, and that they are an especially important source of support when we are experiencing other life challenges. The loss of a pet can bring up complex … Continue reading

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We Had So Many Plans

“I should have had 10 more years with him.” “She should have had a long life.” “We had so many plans.” Pet owners are all aware that they face having to say “goodbye” at some point. If they are lucky, … Continue reading

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Quality of Life visits

This post was guest-written by one of our very own MN Pets doctors, Dr. Meredith Lum. Deciding when to say good-bye to an animal companion can be an extremely difficult undertaking. Our pets become some of the most important beings … Continue reading

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Debunking the Myths of Pet Cremation

Factual information about pet cremation is often hard to come by. Many misconceptions, incorrect notions, myths, and flat out falsehoods are sometimes circulated, further muddying an already confusing, delicate topic. It is our hope that we can help clear up … Continue reading

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Coping with Mobility Loss

By Katie Anderson As your beloved dog or cat ages, you may begin to notice changes in their mobility. Stairs become more difficult, and your pet may lose the ability to jump on to your bed or the car seat. … Continue reading

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Caring for Pets with Cancer

By Katie Anderson Hearing a diagnosis of “cancer” can be overwhelming and can remind us of the relatively short time we have with our four-legged companions. Over half of senior pets will be diagnosed with some form of cancer and … Continue reading

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