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    Dog Swim Safety

    Jul 19 2018

    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…

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    Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th

    Jul 12 2018

    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…

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    Do Cats Really Use Their Whiskers to Measure Space?

    Jul 05 2018

    Whiskers! Some of us may have heard that cats use their whiskers to measure space – if the whiskers fit, so does your cat – but is this really true?! In short, yes! …

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    Thunderstorms and Fireworks

    Jun 28 2018

    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. …

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    Summer Road Trips with Your Pet

    Jun 21 2018

    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…

  • Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    Jul 31 2012

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • High-Rise Syndrome

    Jul 17 2012

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…