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Trick or Treat! Halloween Safety for your Pet

Trick or Treat! Halloween Safety for your Pet

Posted on: October 27, 2016
Keeping your Pet Safe this Halloween   Halloween is almost here, which means spooky costumes and lots of candy. While people of all ages love this holiday, your pets may not share this enthusiasm. Given all the noise, masks and other increased activity read more …
Pet Safety this Fall

Pet Safety this Fall

Posted on: October 17, 2016
Essential Tips for keeping your Dog safe this fall   During the summer, we discussed how to protect your dog from heat stroke. In one of our last posts, we talked about handling your dog’s back to school separation anxiety. Part of going read more …
How to tell if your Pet has Worms

How to tell if your Pet has Worms

Posted on: October 10, 2016
How to tell if Your Dog or Cat hasWorms   Why does the veterinarian want to check a stool sample?  Dogs (and cats) are victims of several intestinal parasites frequently referred to as worms. The most common are the roundworms, hookworms, read more …
Heartworm Disease and our Pets

Heartworm Disease and our Pets

Posted on: October 6, 2016
What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in theUnited Statesand many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of read more …