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    Pet Friendly Parks To Visit This Summer

    Jul 23 2017

    We love having our pets with us. No matter where we go, they are a part of the family. Though some places aren't very pet friendly. So every year you…
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    Cat Breeds for People With Allergies

    Jun 19 2017

    Have you ever wanted a cat, but were allergic to animals? It's hard to like an animal when you're allergic to everything about them. You can always try a "hypoallergenic"…
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    Allergies

    Jun 05 2017

    Spring is a beautiful time of the year. Everything is back in bloom. Flowers are everywhere. Trees are green. You can finally take your furry friend outside with you to…
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    Firework Safety

    May 21 2017

    Firework season is upon us. Who doesn't want to spend a weather spring/summer evening outside watching beautiful colours of light dance across the sky? It's a great time to spend…
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    Springtime Safety Tips

    May 16 2017

    It's that time of year. The in between the cold, cold winter and the scotching hot summer. The start of something new. The blooming flowers and the earth coming back…
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    Declaw Debate and Other Options

    Apr 24 2017

    Onychectomy – or better known as Declaw – has been in the News recently and is gaining ground. Here is the New Update on Declawing according to the CVMA: News_Release_2017_-_Declaw_Position_Statement_-_17-Mar-2017…

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    Marijuana Toxicity

    Apr 17 2017

    Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs       Level of toxicity: Moderate to severe If your dog or cat ate marijuana, call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately for life-saving treatment advice. Common…

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    Quick info on Lyme Disease

    Apr 10 2017

    Transmission Infected ticks generally must attach for a minimum of 24 hours for transmission to occur. The spirochete replicates at the site of tick attachment, after which time it spreads to…

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    Ticks, Ticks, and More Ticks!

    Apr 06 2017

    Ectoparasites are organisms that live on the outside of an animal. Ticks are fairly common ectoparasites of dogs (and cats). How often you see ticks on your dog and how severe…

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    Breeding Complications – Be Aware!

    Mar 27 2017

    For all novice or potential future breeders – CAUTION – VERY descriptive and blunt in the explanation! SO YOU WANT TO BE A BREEDER? – Breeding the female So you…