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Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. In honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month, here are some of the basic facts about heartworm disease: What are Heartworms?...

Preventative Care Goals for Your Pet

Preventative Care Goals for Your Pet

Do you want to help your pet live their best life possible? Here are a few goals that can help you stay on target and help them have a healthy Spring: Exercise more — Pets need exercise, too. Let your pup join you on a jog, walk, or hike. Get games for your cat that...

Household Items Dangerous for Pets

Household Items Dangerous for Pets

You want to protect your pet from anything that could hurt them. Sometimes we forget about the things in our homes that can really hurt pets. Since March is Poison Prevention Month, we want to show you some unexpectedly dangerous items. With that, here are a few...

Dog Swim Safety

Dog Swim Safety

Summer is in full swing! Trips to the beach are a welcome weekend getaway to beat the heat for everyone in the family – Fido included! Or maybe your backyard pool beckons your dog on hot summer days. Wherever you spend time cooling off with your dog this...

Pet Fire Safety Day Is July 15

Pet Fire Safety Day Is July 15

Have you made a fire evacuation plan for your family? Did you include your pets? July 15th is Pet Fire Safety Day – a reminder to pet owners to include their pets in fire evacuation plans and to take special precautions to prevent pet-related fires from...

Thunderstorms And Fireworks

Thunderstorms And Fireworks

As summer swings into full gear it’s a good time to consider the effects of the booming noise from fireworks and thunderstorms on dogs. The afternoon rumbling off in the distance confirms the onset of another round of thunderstorms. Some dogs don’t seem to...

Summer Road Trips With Pets

Summer Road Trips With Pets

You have worked hard all year and summer vacation is almost here! The big question is, are you prepared to travel with your pet this summer? Some vacations are well-suited to include your furry friend, but it is important to keep a few things in mind when...