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World Rabies Day

Rabies remains a major concern worldwide, killing tens of thousands of people every year. In the United States, it’s not unusual for one to two people to die annually. Among animals, there were nearly 4,500 reported cases of rabies in the U.S. in 2020. What can YOU do? Vaccinate your animals and keep them away from wildlife that can spread ...

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August is National Pet Immunization Month

August is National Pet Immunization Awareness Month. Now is a great time to make sure your pet is up to date on their vaccines! Just like with humans, it is very important to keep your pets up to date on their vaccinations. This is their best protection against the many illnesses your pet can get. Especially during the summer in ...

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Health and Safety Tips for a Paw-fect 4th of July

The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner which means, in many parts of the South, the fireworks have already started going off. While fireworks are a typical part of our holiday tradition for this time of year, it isn’t without stress, anxiety and fear for some pets. We’ve put together a few tips to help get you ...

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Show Them Love- Keeping Your Pets Safe On Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day Pet Safety It’s the season for love; Valentine’s Day is upon us. Celebrate the special day safely with your furry loved one. Follow these six tips for Valentine’s Day Pet Safety. Six Valentine’s Day Pet Safety Tips: Chocolate, Need We Say More? Chocolate, how we love you! Did you know Americans purchase 58 million pounds of chocolate for ...

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What To Do If Your Dog Is Attacked

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Lily was going for her daily morning run when a dog from someone’s yard jumped out and onto her boxer, Bonnie. With ferocious aggression, the attacking dog began viscously growling and lunging to attack and bite. Lily and Bonnie were both startled, and in a moment of adrenaline and quick thinking, Lily remembered advice a friend gave her once – ...

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Chronic Vomiting in Dogs

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Chronic vomiting in dogs is often indicative of an underlying health issue. Occasionally, some dogs may vomit after eating a meal or drinking too much water. If Scrappy goes on his way after getting sick without significant behavioral changes, most likely it was an isolated incident. However, if vomiting continues for two to three days, it is time to start ...

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Finding a New Home for Your Pet

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This is something we don’t often like to think about, but in certain cases, it does become necessary for a pet owner to find a different home for his or her furry friend. It may be that the owner is aging and is no longer able to care for Scruffy anymore. Perhaps Fido has developed major behavioral and aggression issues ...

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Caring For an Aging Cat

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Caring for an aging cat can sometimes throw curveballs, even to long-time cat owners. Senior cats are more susceptible to diseases and health conditions, which at times can be difficult to navigate. If you are also a canine owner and need tips on caring for an aging dog, feel free to check out our post on How To Care for ...

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Helping with Your Dog’s Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

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In the past, we’ve written multiple articles about potty training, including potty training your cat, and we even gave an explanation about what to do if your potty-trained pet goes on the carpet. However, what if you’re having the opposite problem? What if you can’t get your dog to consistently go to the bathroom? Constipation in dogs is surprisingly common, and ...

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