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Natural Flea and Tick Repellent for Dogs

Pet parents are always worried for their dog, from what’s in their food to the chemicals they use in the yard against pests. Which leads to the idea of trying to find natural options instead of chemicals. Luckily there are several types of natural repellents and preventative measures you can take to protect your dog […]

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Gardening With Your Pup: Plants Safe for Dogs 

Warmer temperatures means more time playing outdoors or even raising a farm fresh vegetables, but with the rising temps comes the rising threat of pests that not only bug your pup but you as well. If you’re thinking about planting a garden check out these helpful plants that not only repel nasty pests but are […]

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Canine Care Certified Program at Purdue Veterinary University

Canine Care Certified is a program backed by a land-grant university that is nationally recognized and trusted by consumers as one of the top veterinary schools in the nation, Purdue Veterinary University. The average pet owner is not familiar with the day-to-day life of a dog breeder but is deeply concerned with the welfare of […]

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4 Tips for Grooming Your Dog

Whether you have a new puppy or are just looking for some grooming tips for your best friend, at Pinnacle Pet, we wanted to take some time to offer some pointers on how to keep your dog looking good!1. BathingBathing should be done semi-frequently, perhaps once or twice a month, depending on the type of […]

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Get to Know Pinnacle Pet: Meet Chelsi Hill

We’d like you all to meet Chelsi Hill! If you haven’t had the chance to get to know her yet, we hope you’ll get the chance very soon!About Chelsi HillChelsi started working here about four months ago, and we’re so glad she did! Chelsi’s close family friend, Erica Huckstep, who she grew up calling an […]

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OFA CHIC Certification Program

Several months ago, we talked about the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) efforts, which tracks and manages the genetic information of domesticated dog breeds across generations. Although the OFA mission is rooted in canine genetic disorders, their genetic database is not restricted by orthopedic illnesses or animal type, or species.OFA continues to fund research and […]

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When Should I Start Training My Puppy | The Importance of Puppy Training

Having a puppy is a huge blessing. They’re cute, fun, and just love to spend time with us! But having a puppy is also a big responsibility. And if you want a well-adjusted dog that isn’t going to jump on house guests and eat the couch, you’ll want to start on a training regimen from […]

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Why Your Puppy Needs Socialization

Did you just get a new puppy? That’s awesome! Getting a dog is such a wonderful experience. But a new puppy is also a big responsibility, and puppies have many developmental needs. One of these important needs is socialization. In fact, socialization may be one of the most important developmental needs dogs have.Why You Should […]

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4 Ways to Make Your Christmas Tree Safe for Your Dog

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with Christmas just a few weeks away, and that means decorating a Christmas tree for many people. However, for those of you fortunate enough to live with a dog in your home, there are some things you may want to consider before you start decorating that tree. […]

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What is Canine Care Certified?

You may have seen on our website that we are supporters of Canine Care Certified (https://vet.purdue.edu/ccc/). If you’re wondering what that is, we wanted to take some time out in our blog and explain what Canine Care Certified is all about and why at Pinnacle Pet, we consider it such an important thing.Canine Care Certified […]

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