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    Preventing Outdoor Pet Poisoning

    Apr 30 2015

    When preparing the yard for spring, there are some dangers to our pets in surprising places. But with a little bit of planning, you can have a beautiful garden that is safe for your pets. …

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    What’s the deal with hairballs?

    Apr 23 2015

    Most cat owners are all too familiar with the gagging, hacking sounds of a cat being troubled by a hairball. While we like to joke about hairballs, and they are sometimes harmless, these wads of fur,…

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    Cats Can Get Heartworms Too

    Apr 16 2015

    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, so here’s something you need to be aware of: Contrary to popular belief, dogs are not the only pets that can get heartworms. Cats get heartworms, too. …

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    Facts About Heartworm and Dogs

    Apr 09 2015

    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. Dogs are not the only pets that can get Heartworm disease, but they’re the natural hosts for these deadly parasites – and the short story is, every…

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    Easter Safety and Your Pets

    Apr 02 2015

    Peter Cottontail isn’t the only furry creature excited about Easter. Our dogs and cats love this time of year, with the warmer weather, greener grass, and interesting treats. Unfortunately, many of…

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    Tick Talk: Questions and Answers

    Mar 26 2015

    With the arrival of spring, we are all happy to spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately, that includes ticks – which can cause a lot of grief for pets and people. Let’s talk ticks. …

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    March 23 is National Puppy Day!

    Mar 19 2015

    Getting a puppy is a huge commitment – puppies are babies, so they will interrupt your sleep, require tons of attention and care, and they’ll make big messes. But raising a dog from puppyhood can…