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    April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    Apr 18 2019

    When an emergency strikes, are you prepared? Most people know some basic first aid to help family and friends, but many don’t know where to start when it comes to their furry friends! …

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    National Pet Day

    Apr 11 2019

    Today is National Pet Day! National Pet Day was started in 2006 to celebrate the joy that pets bring to our lives, and remind us to consider pet adoption and helping pets - and pet owners - in need. …

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    April is Heartworm Awareness Month

    Apr 04 2019

    As the snow melts, temperatures rise, and we see our neighbors outside again, we will soon see the mosquitoes too. While mosquitoes may seem to be nothing more than an annoyance to our enjoyment of…

  • 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…

  • High-Rise Syndrome

    Jul 17 2012

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

  • Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    Jun 01 2012

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

  • Tick Prevention

    Jun 01 2012

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…