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With a saddened heart after 18 years of serving the Charlotte pet community, we are closing PET Essentials on September 30, 2017. Thank you!
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Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Essentials Will Close on September 30th, 2017

    September 14, 2017
    18 years ago today, we opened PET Essentials with a dream, hope, love & a mission: “To provide quality and reasonably priced pet supplies to dog & cat owners with knowledgeable caring assistance resulting in an educated and satisfying buying decision.
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  • Getting Your Home Ready For A New Cat

    June 1, 2017
    “Cat-proofing” your home in preparation for a new cat is one of the first things that you should be worried about. There could be things that are hazardous to them as well as things of your own that you want to protect.
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  • Does Your Cat Need to Be Reminded to Eat

    March 1, 2017
    While many cats can be finicky eaters, most pets will come running at mealtime and some may even be insistent or aggressive at feeding time if their owners aren't dishing up fast enough.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 1, 2017
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Care

    February 1, 2017
    A pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide.
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  • Teach Your Cat Not To Beg

    January 1, 2017
    Once a pet has discovered that human food taste better than pet food, there’s no telling how far they will go just to get a piece of the action. This especially applies to cats as they are smaller and able to jump on high surfaces like your kitchen table.
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  • Signs Your Dog May Be Sick

    December 1, 2016
    As a dog owner, you need to see when there’s something wrong with your dog so you know when you need to bring him to your veterinarian. Here are some tips from Registered Veterinary Technician Jenna Stregowski of About.
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  • What We Can Do to Help With Feline UTIs

    November 1, 2016
    Urinary tract infections can be painful, dangerous or even fatal for your cat, but what can you do to help them avoid or overcome these conditions? Does My Cat Have a UTI? There are several symptoms to watch for that could indicate a urinary tract infection in your feline friend.
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  • How to Prevent Kidney Disease in Cats

    October 1, 2016
    Kidney disease is leading cause of death in cats. Give yourself a second to let that sink in. There is still a lot to learn about kidney failure and how it affects our felines.
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  • Giving Cats a Good Indoor Life

    August 1, 2016
    Pet owners who keep their cats indoors not only protect their local wildlife, but also protect their favorite feline. Even if a cat is used to being outdoors, it is still easy to give them a fantastic life indoors. Why Keep Cats Indoors?
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