HURRICANE SEASON PET SAFETY TIPS

HURRICANE SEASON PET SAFETY TIPS

With the beginning of summer arriving, it’s common knowledge that a new hurricane season will soon be upon us … and being prepared is your best course of action. Below is some useful advice on preparing for an emergency evacuation with pets. Preparing for an emergency...

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PET SAFETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

PET SAFETY DURING THE HOLIDAYS

The holiday season is almost upon us, which means lots of food, shopping, and family celebrations. This time of the year can be very exciting yet at the same time very stressful not only for you, but for your pets as well. We would like to offer pet owners the...

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EASTER PET SAFETY TIPS

EASTER PET SAFETY TIPS

Ah, spring. It is nice to have a little color after a long winter. Easter and springtime decorations (and edibles) liven the scenery, but also pose a potential hazard to pets. Who knew that plastic Easter grass could be dangerous, even deadly? Spring is a great time...

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COMMON ITEMS NOT TO GIVE PETS

COMMON ITEMS NOT TO GIVE PETS

Chocolate Why it’s dangerous: Chocolate is more poisonous to pets than any other candy. Chocolate contains methylxanthines, chemicals similar to caffeine that can quickly sicken dogs. In general, the darker the chocolate, the more poisonous it is. What to watch...

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TICKS AND LYME DISEASE

TICKS AND LYME DISEASE

What Are Ticks? Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals such as our canine companions. Like mites and spiders, ticks are arachnids. The brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) and the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis),...

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SHORT PET JOKES

SHORT PET JOKES

Everyone needs a laugh, why not have a quick grin here? DOG JOKES Did you hear about the cowboy who got himself a dachshund? Everyone kept telling him to get a long, little doggie. Did you hear about the dyslexic atheist? He doesn’t believe in dogs. What bone will a...

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DIARRHEA!

DIARRHEA!

Diarrhea is the passing of loose or liquid stool, more often than normal. Diarrhea can be caused by diseases of the small intestine, large intestine or by diseases of organs other than the intestinal tract. A sudden onset of diarrhea may be caused by viruses,...

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