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    August 15 is Check the Chip Day

    Aug 07 2014

    A study published in 2009 reported that pets arriving at a shelter with microchip identification are much more likely to make it home again. …

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    Summertime Tips

    Jul 31 2014

    Whew! It’s really hot outside. Humans and pets alike are seeking relief from the scorching sun and soaring summer temperatures. It may be cooler inside, but we can’t spend all of our time in the…

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    Tips for Camping With Your Dog

    Jul 24 2014

    While not all dogs are cut out for it, camping can be a fun activity you can enjoy with your dog if you’re both the outdoorsy-type. If you think your dog would be up for it, there are things you can…

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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…