Keeping Your Pets Safe in the Heat

Summer is a time of rising temperatures, thick humidity, and intense storms. It is difficult enough for humans to cope with these conditions, let alone our furry friends. Here are a few simple steps for keeping your pets safe in the heat. #1 NEVER LEAVE YOUR PET IN A PARKED CAR. On a cool day [...]

National Pet Fire Safety Day 2015

July 15th marks The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services National Pet Fire Safety Day.  An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires. What steps do you have in place to assure your pets' safety? There are many ways to help keep your pets safe in the event of a fire.  Here [...]

Feline Leukemia

Feline leukemia is a high-mortality disease caused by the feline leukemia virus (FeLV). FeLV produces immunosuppression, meaning the body is unable to fight off disease, which can then lead to other disease or infections such as respiratory or gastro-intestinal disease. Cats that survive these initial diseases may later develop some form of cancer, hence the [...]

4th of July Safety for Your Pet

The 4th of July, the celebration of the birth of our nation, is a day of good food, fun, celebrating with friends and family, and fireworks.  But for some of our pets, it can be a day of anxiety. Pets experience the world through their senses and those senses - smell, vision, and hearing- are overloaded. [...]

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