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Summertime Playtime

Summertime Playtime

As summer comes around we want to take our beloved furry friends everywhere with us, rather it’s a trip to your local store or a quick walk around the park. Getting adequate exercise is very important for our pets, but you should be very careful as the temperatures...

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What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

Heartworm Disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets caused by foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and blood vessels. Heartworms cause severe heart failure, lung disease and damage to other organs in the body. Heartworm disease affects most...

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Storm Anxiety in Pets

Storm Anxiety in Pets

They always say April showers bring May flowers but never mention the thunderstorms that come with it. Storms can be fascinating but scary at the same time and especially with our furry friends at home. Pets may hide under blankets, beds, or unusual places before a...

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Ticks

Ticks

What are they? Ticks are arachnids, similar to spiders. They have six legs and one pair of antennae and feed on the blood of their host. (Human or animal). They are also well-known carriers of disease since their feeding style is slow and steady.    Ticks...

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Fleas

Fleas

What are they? Fleas are pesky small, wingless, flat parasites found on dogs and cats. There are said to be around 2,000 species of fleas worldwide, with more than 300 of those types found in the United States. The most common flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is a...

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Healthy Weight in Pets

Healthy Weight in Pets

Healthy Choices for Our Pets The big question is: what is an actual healthy weight for my pet? In the United States, the statistics of overweight pets that we see in veterinary medicine are well over 50% of the animals that come into our clinics, and unfortunately,...

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As Much as We Love Our Gardens

As Much as We Love Our Gardens

As much as we love our gardens, so do our furry friends. Did you know some plants are toxic when planting? Here is a list of some that you should avoid when picking for your garden this year.  Lilies Sago Palm Tulip Bulbs Azalea/Rhododendron Oleander Castor Bean...

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Traveling During the Holidays

Traveling During the Holidays

The Holiday season means time with the family (including the furry ones), and often travel is involved. Here are some quick tips Zoetis came up with to make your pet comfortable when traveling to go see Grandma and Grandpa. Allow extra time when traveling with a...

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Skip the Poinsettias

Skip the Poinsettias

Foliage, greenery, and sparkle, something we all look forward to around the holiday season. Besides keeping your curious feline out of the Christmas tree, there are some other plants you might want to keep a look out for. Christmas trees - It’s that time of year again...

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Put Down That Turkey Leg!

Put Down That Turkey Leg!

The Thanksgiving holiday is a warm-felt holiday focused on our families, friends, and of course, food! As tempting as it is to include our fur-babies around the table, it can cause more harm than good. Food to watch out for when wanting to share with our purrfect...

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