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October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

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As pet parents the health of our tail-wagging chums can literally be a weighty issue when we notice that our pup is beginning to pack on pounds. According to Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2013 State of Pet Health Report, the rate of overweight and obese pets has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with one […]

The Biggest Loser’s Dolvett Quince Creates Pet Workout Plan

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As pet parents our pup’s poundage can weigh heavy on our minds. According to Banfield Pet Hospital, extra lbs. and obesity have increased by 37 percent in dogs in just the past five years, and if your Fido’s physique needs to be tweaked a celebrity trainer is now helping to tip the scale in Spot’s […]

The Office’s Brian Baumgartner Attends Banfield Pet Hospital Grand Opening

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He makes us laugh each week as accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC series The Office, and on December 15th actor Brian Baumgartner brought the “Ho, ho, ho” to our four-legged friends’ howl-iday season as he took on the role of celebrity Santa at the grand opening of Banfield Pet Hospital and PetSmart of […]

‘The Office’ Star Brian Baumgartner to Attend Banfield Pet Hospital Grand Opening

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He’s tickled our funny bones for eight seasons as accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC series The Office, and on December 15th actor Brian Baumgartner will make the season bright for animal lovers when he steps into the role of jolly old Saint Nick for the grand opening of the Banfield Pet Hospital and […]

Win an In-Home Cat Training Session with Victoria Stilwell in #inFURvention Giveaway

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Dog lovers are familiar with Victoria Stilwell from her Animal Planet hit “It’s Me or the Dog” but this trainer has recently teamed up with Banfield Pet Hospital to focus on the need for regularly scheduled cat veterinary visits. Banfield Pet Hospital has just launched the “inFURvention” contest; the winner will receive a year’s worth […]

Banfield Names Worst States for Fleas, Heartworms

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How’s the flea and tick situation in your home state? Do you think it ranks as one of the worst in the country? (Ours does!) Banfield Pet Hospital has released the national ranking of states with the most cases of seasonal parasites including fleas, ticks, and heartworms. Fleas and ticks can transmit serious diseases that […]

Drew Lachey, Anna Trebunskaya Judge Dog Dance at New Pet Hospital

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Fidos who have dreamed of being a canine Gene Kelly or Leslie Caron for a day kicked up their paws at an event that had dog devotees dancing for joy as the new Banfield Pet Hospital in Portland, Oregon opened its doors to the pet-loving public. In celebration of the world’s largest veterinary practice’s arrival in Portland, […]

Drew Lachey, Anna Trebunskaya to Judge Pet Hospital Dog Dancing Contest

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Animal lovers are dancing for joy at the news that Banfield Pet Hospital in Portland will officially open its doors on May 5, 2012, and in celebration skilled Spots are invited to show off their fancy foot (…er,paw)work at a “Dance Your Tail Off” competition. Determining which canine will Cha Cha Cha to championship status will […]

Banfield Now Offers Genetic Testing

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One of the most commonly asked questions we get here on DogTipper is “what breed is Tiki?” Well, even though Tiki is a mix of mixes, we know what breeds make up at least part of her heritage thanks to the Wisdom Panel DNA test…and we just heard that Banfield Pet Hospitals are now offering […]

Drew Lachey to Judge Pet Hospital Dog Costume Contest

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A plethora of ‘pup’ stars will promenade before a pop star at an upcoming Grammy-themed event that strikes just the right note between fun and philanthropy. In celebration of Banfield Pet Hospital’s grand opening on South La Cienega Boulevard, Rovers (and cats!) who resemble chart toppers Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Cee-Lo […]

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