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Got A Scaredy Cat? We Can Help!

Indoor or outdoor, cats need regular wellness exams—but statistics show that after their initial kitten vaccinations, pet owners tend to take cats to the vet about half as often as dogs. One of the main reasons pet owners cite for not taking their cats to the vet is that their…

World Rabies Day

Chances are you don’t think about rabies much—after all, most dogs and cats are required to be vaccinated and because of that, the disease is not as common in the U.S. as it once was. However, rabies is still very much a danger for pets and people and as deadly…

Animal Pain Awareness Month

Your pet may be a different species, but we all process and feel pain in much the same way. That’s why the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management has selected September as Animal Pain Awareness Month. Most animals instinctually hide pain and weakness, so it’s important that families be aware of subtle…

Take Your Best Shot

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, created to remind people how important it is to keep their vaccinations up to date. But that advice isn’t just for humans—it’s vital for pets as well. Vaccinating your pet is a relatively inexpensive but very important way to protect his or her health.…

Prepare Your Pets for the Fourth of July

Fireworks season is here and while you may enjoy them, the racket can be downright terrifying for your animal companion. If your pet trembles, whines, drools, or clings to you when he hears loud noises, he likely suffers from a condition known as noise aversion. There are several things you…

Protect Your Pets Against Pests

You know who else loves spring and the warmer weather? Fleas and ticks! These pests aren’t just annoying—they can transmit nasty parasites and diseases. Fleas often trigger dermatitis and hot spots and can even transmit tapeworms and cause anemia. Once fleas make it into your home, it can quickly turn…

Summer Pet Safety Tips

Summer means getting outdoors, getting on the road, and getting your barbeque on—but it can also be hazardous for your pet. Here are some tips to make sure you and your furry friend have the best summer ever! Heat kills! Never leave your pet in a car, even for a…

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