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    Summer Heat Stroke and Dogs

    Jul 17 2014

    Summer temperatures are soaring! Even the short walk from the veterinary clinic to my car makes me hot enough to need a cool drink of water. Just imagine how the dogs staying outdoors during the…

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    Cats and Dogs Can Chill Out with These Cool Treats

    Jul 10 2014

    It’s important to remember that treats should not provide more than five to 10% of your pet’s daily calories. They are not complete and balanced, meaning they can throw off the ratios of nutrients…

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    How to Get Great Photos of your Pets

    Jul 03 2014

    Getting great photos of your pets is not always easy – they move fast, and seem to have a secret code that states they will stop doing whatever cute thing they were doing as soon as you have your…

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    Leaving Dogs in Cars is Not Cool

    Jun 26 2014

    It hasn’t even officially been summer for a week, and already the reports of dogs being left in hot cars are dominating the news. It doesn’t have to be sweltering out for temperatures inside a…

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    Planning a Pet-Friendly Summer Vacation

    Jun 19 2014

    Worked hard all year long? Looking forward to a well-deserved summer vacation? Taking the entire family along….including the family pet? If this sounds like your plan, here are a few tips to make…

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    Tracheal Collapse in Dogs

    Jun 12 2014

    So, your dog coughs every once in a while. The cough is deep like a fog horn or honking goose, but he doesn’t seem to be bothered by it. The episode lasts a just few seconds, then he’s perfectly…

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    June is Adopt a Cat Month!

    Jun 05 2014

    With the flood of spring kittens, shelters and rescues are overflowing with homeless cats and kittens. To raise awareness, June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat-Month at the ASPCA, and the American Humane…