We’ve Joined Forces with VIP Veterinary Inclusive Prosthetics/Orthotics!

We’re excited to let you in on a little something we’ve been working on behind the scenes! You already know that at Petsthetics we’re all about elevating the quality of life for you AND your pets. We’re excited to announce that in our continued efforts to offer the BEST products available in the orthotic and…

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12 Healthy Human Foods for Dogs

We all know the hypnotic pull of those puppy dog eyes when we’re sitting at the dinner table (no matter how many times we say, “no begging!”). But before you slide those leftovers onto the floor, think about what you’re feeding your dog and how it’s affecting them. Many human foods are safe for dogs to chow down, but it’s important to know which ones. Here are twelve perfectly healthy human foods for dogs.

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#AdoptDontShop: 7 Reasons to Adopt a Rescue Dog from Your Local Shelter

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The “Adopt, Don’t Shop” movement is all about saving lives and advocating for animal rights and welfare. If you’re considering getting a new pup for your family, we recommend adopting instead of shopping in a pet store or online. Choosing to support your local shelters and rescues not only helps your community, but it’s also a major benefit to you! Here are seven reasons why you should adopt a rescue dog from your local shelter.

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The Benefits of Prosthetics and Braces for Dogs

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We treasure our pets and, as responsible and compassionate pet owners, we will do anything we can to allow them to continue living life to the fullest. In the face of accidents, old age, genetics, or even birth defects, there are opportunities available to manage our dog’s discomfort or pain. Animal prosthetic and orthotic solutions can elevate the quality of life for people and their bets. Here are five major benefits of prosthetics and braces for dogs.

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5 Essential Dog Grooming Practices for Pet Health

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Dog grooming often gets a reputation as a “luxury” service or something we only need to do after our pup takes a dip in a mud puddle. But failing to properly groom your dog can have major affects on your dog’s health, including disease and discomfort. To keep your pet happy and healthy, it’s important to engage in consistent grooming sessions to maintain their level of cleanliness. Here are five essential dog grooming practices that every dog owner needs to follow.

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How to Speak Dog: 5 Ways to Read Your Dog’s Body Language

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All dog lovers know that dogs’ personalities are as varied and pronounced as the people who own them – but what are they trying to tell us? How can we make sure we’re addressing their needs and respecting their feelings? If you pay attention to your dog’s behavior, there are a few tell-tale signs to help you “speak dog” and understand what your furry friend is thinking. Here are five indicators you can follow to help read your dog’s body language.

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The Custom Orthopedic Brace


An Option for Dogs that Suffer Knee (Stifle) and Other Orthopedic Injuries Sherman O. Canapp , DVM, MS, CCRT, Diplomate ACVS, Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine. Dr. Canapp is a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and has completed his certification in Canine Rehabilitation. He publishes and lectures frequently on the subjects such…

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10 Ways to Exercise Your Dog & Increase Mobility

Finding opportunities to exercise your dog is essential to a happy and healthy life for your pet. Mobility is an essential component for your dog’s life, whether they’re fetching a ball or jumping up on the couch to cuddle with you. Exercising together is a great way to bond with your pet while promoting an active, healthy lifestyle. The first step is finding an activity that works for both of you. Here are ten ways to exercise your dog that will increase mobility.

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How to Decide on a Prosthetic Limb for Your Pet

Deciding whether your pet should get a prosthetic limb takes patience, preparation, and proper research. The process for creating prosthetics is a long journey, from the consultation all the way through to recovery and it’s important to evaluate all of your options before diving in. It’s a tag-team operation with the prosthetist, the pet, and, of course, the pet’s owner! Here are three important items to consider when consulting to receive a new prosthetic limb for your pet.

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5 Ways to Spoil Your Dog with Comfort

Have you ever had someone tell you that your dog gets treated better than most people? Then you must be a dog lover! As pet owners, it’s important that our pets are living lives that are filled with love and happiness. Providing comfort is a great way to spoil your furry friend. After all, happy dog, happy life, right? Here are five ways to spoil your dog with comfort.

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