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  • Jul 27 2023

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    Celebrate National Mutt Day on July 31

    Mutt. Heinz 57. Mixed breed. No matter what you call them, mutts are adorable! But did you know that over 70% of dogs in shelters are “mutts”? Mutts make up the greatest number of dogs in shelters…

  • Oct 07 2014

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    Halloween and the family pet

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…

  • Jul 31 2014

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • Mar 06 2014

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    Keeping your Indoor Cat Happy

    Over the past number of years, cats have become the most popular pets in North America, with over 70 million pet cats in the United States alone. The lifestyle of the average pet cat has also changed,…

  • Mar 01 2014

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    Beware of Dog Breath

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise the awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that…

  • Mar 01 2014

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    How Clean Is Your Pet’s Mouth?

    Some people hold the belief that it is okay for a dog or cat to ‘clean' their wounds by licking them, or that their mouths are clean. But if you think about the places that they put their mouths,…

  • Mar 01 2014

    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …