Sep 24

Food Allergies

You probably know someone with a food allergy. Food allergies in people are not uncommon. Reactions can vary from mild to life-threatening, and can affect us in many different ways. Dogs and cats are susceptible to food allergies too. Signs of a food allergy in your pet may include...

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Jul 25

Clicker Train Your Dog or Cat. It's Easy and Fun!

You can teach your cat to high five or jump through a hoop. Your dog can dance or play dead. Clicker training is fast and easy. And once you get the hang of it, the possibilities are endless. 

The clicker is a small handheld device that can deliver a loud, sharp, easily identified...

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May 23

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

With warm weather comes more fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes, putting your pet at an increased risk of developing skin problems and contracting serious diseases. Mosquitoes transmit heartworm disease between dogs. Dogs that are not on monthly heartworm prevention YEAR ROUND are at...

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Mar 24

Is My Dog at Risk for Leptospirosis?

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is shed in the urine of wildlife. In areas where Leptospirosis is prevalent, common reservoirs of infection are rats, mice, raccoon, deer, and squirrel. The Leptospirosis organism is most commonly found in stagnant or slow moving bodies of...

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Oct 8

What Is Safe For You May Be Harmful To Your Pet

Dogs and cats are not small people. Many of the products and medications commonly used by us are harmful for our pets. One of the most well known examples of this is Tylenol (Acetaminophen). Cats are especially sensitive to Acetaminophen, even a small amount can cause damage to the...

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