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    Heat Stroke in Dogs

    Aug 02 2018

    Ahhhh, the dog days of summer! August brings hot summer days, tall glasses of lemonade, and katydids and crickets singing long into the nights. Along with these hot summer days comes the risk for heat…

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    Celebrate National Mutt Day on July 31st

    Jul 26 2018

    Mutt. Heinz 57. Mixed breed. No matter what you call them, mutts are adorable! But did you know that over 70% of dogs in shelters are “mutts”? Mutts make up the greatest number of dogs in shelters…

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    Dog Swim Safety

    Jul 19 2018

    Summer is in full swing! Trips to the beach are a welcome weekend getaway to beat the heat for everyone in the family – Fido included! Or maybe your backyard pool beckons your dog on hot summer…

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    Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th

    Jul 12 2018

    Have you made a fire evacuation plan for your family? Did you include your pets? July 15th is Pet Fire Safety Day – a reminder to pet owners to include their pets in fire evacuation plans and to…

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    Do Cats Really Use Their Whiskers to Measure Space?

    Jul 05 2018

    Whiskers! Some of us may have heard that cats use their whiskers to measure space – if the whiskers fit, so does your cat – but is this really true?! In short, yes! …

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    Thunderstorms and Fireworks

    Jun 28 2018

    As summer swings into full gear it’s a good time to consider the effects of the booming noise from fireworks and thunderstorms on dogs. …

  • Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    Jul 31 2012

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…