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Kelli Pechal, VT

Kelli Pechal, VT
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Kelli is a practicing Licensed Veterinary Technician and a lifelong animal lover who regularly works with pets. On top of her professional dog experience in the veterinary field, Kelli has also worked in a dog boarding facility since 2012. Kelli is also taking care of two rescue dogs of her own, a Border Collie mix and a Westie mix.

3 Canine Diseases Linked to Dog Food and Nutrition

As humans concerned with our health, we know that there is a connection between the food we eat and how we feel. The same...

Study: Dogs Are The Best Natural Anti-Anxiety Treatment

Did your kids ever try to convince you to letting them have a dog? Or maybe you don’t have kids yet, but know you...

US Soldier Fights for Custody of a Dog Who Saved His...

If you have ever lost a pet and had the joyous occasion of reuniting with them, then you will understand this Army Veteran Alex...

Delta Imposes New Restrictions for Flying with Dogs

We all know pets are a part of our family. We let them live inside, they share our beds, we share our food with...

Gifted Puppy Will Help Fight Terrorism in France

Last week, I wrote about Diesel, the police service dog who lost his life in the line of duty in Paris, France. Diesel was...

Homeward Bound: Dog Travels for 2 Days to Meet His Owner

Somehow, dogs always find a way to wiggle into our hearts before we even know it. But sometimes, we wiggle into theirs without us...

Shelter Dog Mishap: How a Pet Killed His New Owner

Thousands of dogs are saved from shelters all over the world every single day. It is where a person finds their new best friend...

Man’s Best Friend Is a Hero to Us All

The past few weeks were tragic for France, and for the world. After we are still left reeling from the terrorist attacks on Paris,...

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Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
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Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
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Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
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