• Aug 27 2015

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    Stinky Wet Dogs

    “Ugh, dog, you stink!” …

  • Aug 20 2015

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    Helping Pets Cope with Back-to-School

    While it’s still summer, the stores are stocked with paper and pencils and other supplies – it’s nearly time to go back to school. This can be a very hectic time of year – early mornings of…

  • Aug 13 2015

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    August 15 is National Check the Chip Day!

    It’s that time of year again – time to check those microchips! …

  • Aug 06 2015

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    Cats and Stress

    Just like people, cats can get stressed out – and it’s never a good thing. Cats that are feeling highly stressed for long periods of time can show behavioral changes, and may even stop eating or…

  • Jul 30 2015

    Heat Stroke in Dogs, Part 2: Recognizing and Treating Heat Stroke

    Last week we talked about preventing heat stroke in dogs. Even if you are doing everything right, it is important for you to recognize the warning signs. …

  • Jul 23 2015

    Heat Stroke in Dogs, Part 1: Prevention

    Heat stroke is a serious concern for dogs. When their body temperature rises from the normal 101.5 degrees to roughly 104 or 105, they lose the ability to regulate their internal temperature, which…

  • Jul 15 2015

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    National Pet Fire Safety Day

    National Pet Fire Safety Day is on July 15 each year, because according to the National Fire Protection Association, about 1,000 house fires are started by pets every year. …