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5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets   It’s May, and as it starts to warm up, many of us will be heading outside to get our yards into tip-top shape. But, if your pets spend time in the yard, too, beware some of the common outdoor items that could be toxic.  ...

Coronavirus and Your Pet

Coronavirus and Your Pet

Along with the rest of the world, we are monitoring the recent Coronavirus outbreak. Currently, it is not proven that the virus can be transmitted from human to pet, but scientists continue to research this, and recommend that people who have been diagnosed with...

Importance of Preventative Care

Importance of Preventative Care

Preventative medicine is key for the long-term health of your dog. Here are 9 steps you can take to help your pets live long and healthy lives. 1. Feed Well-Balanced, Good-Quality Food Good nutrition contributes to healthy skin, strong bones and ligaments,...

Household Hazards

Household Hazards

Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats. You can protect your pet’s health by becoming aware of the most common health hazards found in many pet-owning households....

Canine Heartworm Disease

Canine Heartworm Disease

Canine heartworm disease develops when a dog is bitten by a mosquito carrying microscopic larvae of a parasite called Dirofilaria immitis. As a mosquito feeds, these microscopic larvae infect and begin their migration into the dog’s bloodstream, where they...

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks are not just a nuisance! They can pose serious animal and human health risks. They suck your pet's blood, they suck your blood, and transmit disease. Fleas are insects that are ubiquitous in the environment – meaning they can be found...