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Pet Dental Care

February 9, 2017
  Dental care for pets is just as important as it is for people! Dental care for your pet is extremely important. Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats and is entirely preventable. Here are a few facts about dental pain and disease so you can make an [...]

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Keeping Your Pet Safe at Thanksgiving

November 22, 2016
Here are the 5 Thanksgiving foods that your dog should avoid: While it’s wonderful to include your pets in your holiday traditions, it’s important to remember that our canine companions cannot indulge in the same feasts that we prepare for ourselves. Some of the common Thanksgiving foods that fill our plate can actually be very [...]

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Love is Ageless

November 1, 2016
November is National Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, and local animal shelters are full of animals of all shapes, sizes, breeds, and ages. Senior pets are frequently the most difficult to place. Though they are typically more than seven years of age, there are many benefits to adopting a senior pet. Most senior animals are surrendered by owners [...]

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Happy Cat Month

September 16, 2016
Happy Catember!! In case you didn’t know, September is Happy Cat Month. This was created by the CATalyst Council to improve cat wellness by focusing on happiness. Studies have been shown that a happy cat is a healthier cat. Providing opportunities for your cat to act on these feline instincts is a core component of [...]

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Take A Cat to Vet Day

August 19, 2016
In case you didn’t mark your calendar, August 22nd is Take Your Cat to the Vet Day and it is a great time to remind everyone about the importance of preventive care. You wouldn’t dream of skipping your kids’ doctor appointments, so why should your cat’s veterinary check-ups be any different? The fact is cats [...]

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I Hate Ticks!

July 26, 2016
I went for a walk with my pet. Now what? The warm summer months lead to spending more time outside, which potentially results in more tick exposure. Many ticks harbor co-infections, meaning that they carry more than one disease such as Lyme disease. Did you know that only about 5% of dogs exposed will develop [...]

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Microchipping

May 13, 2016

National Pet ID Week – April 17-23, 2016Is your dog or cat microchipped? In a study of more than 7,700 stray animals at animal shelters, only 22% of dogs and less than 2% of cats that were not microchipped were reunited with their owners. The return-to-owner rate for microchipped dogs was over 52% and for […]

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International Assistance Dog Week

April 20, 2016

International Guide Dog Day – April 27, 2016   This week is International Assistance Dog Week, a week dedicated to recognizing all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs that help individuals mitigate their disability related limitations. The goal of the week is to: recognize and honor assistance dogs, raise awareness and educate the public about assistance […]

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