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Protecting Your Pet’s Dental Health

Protecting Your Pet’s Dental Health

Our pets make us smile, so why wouldn’t we want to do the same for them? Dental care is crucial to the everyday health and wellbeing of our cats and dogs. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, your pet should receive a dental check-up at least once a year by your veterinarian. Infections are most common in your pet’s…

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National Pet Preparedness Month: Steps to Take This Month

National Pet Preparedness Month: Steps to Take This Month

Over the past few months, we’ve all learned a little something about the importance of being prepared – just ask us about our toilet paper stash! As we enter into summer, leading to greater risks of natural disasters and loud, scary noises like fireworks and thunder, it’s important to focus on pet disaster preparedness as well. June is National Pet…

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Keep Your Dog Safe around Fireworks

Keep Your Dog Safe around Fireworks

Everyone loves the dog days of summer – except maybe your dog! It’s estimated at least 40 percent of dogs experience noise anxiety which is amplified by the summer thunderstorms and further by 4th of July fireworks. In fact, animal shelters report that their busiest day for taking in runaway dogs is July 5th. It is natural for dogs to…

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Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs

Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs

After a cold winter of being stuck inside, your dog is itching to stretch his legs and run around outdoors for some exercise and adventure! Similarly, young, poppy seed-sized deer ticks called nymphs that have been growing and lying dormant all winter are now active, hungry and seeking a host. Before you let your dog roam around in tall grass…

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