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Winter Saftey

As winter approaches, it is important to remember some of the dangers that colder weather presents to our pets. Pets are susceptible to hypothermia and frostbite when they are not adequately sheltered from the cold and should be kept indoors in colder temperatures.... READ MORE

National Dog Biscuit Day

National Dog Biscuit Day is Tuesday, February 23, so celebrate your best friend with a special treat! Biscuits are a good way to reward and train your pet, but in moderation. Be sure to check calorie content of their treats and incorporate them into your pet’s dietary... READ MORE

Get Smart! About Antibiotics and Your Pet

We have all heard about the overuse of antibiotics in humans. The overuse of antibiotics is the most important factor contributing to antibiotic resistance. Misusing antibiotics by not taking them as prescribed is also a contributing factor. Pets are prescribed... READ MORE

Handbag and Coat Pocket Hazards

With the holiday season approaching, parties and festivities with family and friends are being planned! It’s important to keep in mind the hidden hazards that can be stashed away in guests’ handbags and coat pockets. Many of the items we stick in our pockets or... READ MORE

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Senior pets end up in shelters for a variety of reasons. They are often thought of as “problem pets” but in fact they lose their homes for a variety of reasons. Often senior pets end up in shelters because they were the pets of elderly people who died, or had to move... READ MORE

Halloween Safety and Your Pet

Trick or treat! Halloween is almost upon us and goblins and witches will be going door to door chanting that age-old expression. Children running through neighborhoods, squeals of laughter, doorbells ringing, candies and chocolate, and costumes. Halloween is such a... READ MORE

National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

This year, October 11th marks National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Many us spend countless hours worrying about the health of our pets, but many of our pets are overweight or obese. “What’s one more treat?” The reality is those extra treats add up and can lead to some... READ MORE

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

This year has brought severe weather to many parts of the globe. Whether it was forest fires in western North America, hurricanes in the southern United States, heat waves in Europe and the United Kingdom, flooding and landslides in so many parts of the globe, or ice... READ MORE

World Rabies Day

September 28th is an important day for animal health. Not only is this date set aside annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention, but it also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death – the French microbiologist and chemist who developed the first rabies... READ MORE