Category Archives: dogs

Holiday Toy Buying Guide

Have you ever stood in an aisle at the store just staring at the rows and rows of toys wondering “What would Lady like to chew on”, “Which toy would Bo chase”?  Or maybe “ What toy here is going … Continue reading

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The obnoxious pest

A flea by Meriam-Webster’s definition is: “any of an order (Siphonaptera) of small wingless bloodsucking insects that have a hard laterally compressed body and legs adapted to leaping and that feed on warm-blooded animals” A flea by Urban Dictionary is: … Continue reading

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What to Do If You See a Pet in a Parked Car

It takes only minutes to save a life When the weather gets warmer, leaving a pet in a locked car can be devastating. High temperatures can cause irreparable organ damage and even death. If you see a pet locked in … Continue reading

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Tick Tips & Prevention

One of the phrases we hear from clients most during the winter months is “I won’t need tick preventative right now, it’s still winter we should be fine”. The truth of the matter is, that may not always be the case. … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Pet Health Tips

Cold Weather Pet Health Tips Protect your dog’s paws Ice and icy crust on top of snow can cut their paws.  Even if they don’t cut, ice balls can be painful between pads.  In extreme cold weather, your dog can … Continue reading

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Treats for Your Pet

As you gather around the table this Thanksgiving and give thanks for good food, good friends and even your cranky family members, don’t forget the furry or feathery member of the family — your pet. Of course, a pet doesn’t … Continue reading

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Rango’s Journey

So it has been about 9 months since our last blog.  A lot has changed, and a lot has not.  Rango had gotten loose again, my daughter was able to show Rango at the County Fair and we have another dog living … Continue reading

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1 Thing You Should Never See on Your Pet Food’s Label

If you see the words “veterinarian approved” on your pet food label, look out. That claim is always untrue.  Veterinarians do not approve labels or products. Only state regulatory agencies can do that, according to the The Business of Pet … Continue reading

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Travelling by Car with Pets

Do you know the best place for your dog or cat in your car? Read on to find out how to safely travel in the car with your best pal. Riding in cars with dogs If your dog enjoys travel … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Tips

“Most people love to spend the warmer days enjoying the outdoors with friends and family, but it is important to remember that some activities can be dangerous for our pets,” said Dr. Camille DeClementi, Senior Toxicologist at the ASPCA’s Animal … Continue reading

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