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Winter and Pets, some helpful information.

Winter and Pets, some helpful information.

As winter is approaching we want to share some tips and facts to help you keep your pets safe during the approaching cold season.

Exercising your pets is important even during the cold months of the year. If you regularly walk your dog, you want to continue his or her normal activity h...

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December 2nd is National Mutt Day

December 2nd is National Mutt Day

What is a mutt?

By definition the term mutt is used to describe a non-purebred dog or a dog of unknown ancestry.

What is national mutt day and what is its purpose?

National Mutt Day is celebrated twice a year, July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt Day was foun...

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Why should I buy my pet’s preventative products from my veterinarian?

Why should I buy my pet’s preventative products from my veterinarian?

Knowledge! There are many different products that offer different benefits. Your primacy veterinarian is familiar with your family, your pet and your pet’s lifestyle. This allows your veterinarian to go over the options and make the best recommendation based on your pet&rsqu...

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Does Your Pet Have Allergies???

Does Your Pet Have Allergies???

Allergies have been a commonly identified, yet frustrating, part of veterinary medicine for a very long time. We all know what we feel like when allergies strike, but what about our four-legged friends?

Allergy symptoms can begin at any time in a pet’s life, and they do not necessa...

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Did you know May is Microchip Month?

Did you know May is Microchip Month?

Get your pet back faster than ever when they are micro-chipped. Microchips are more reliable than any collar or ID tag, and are permanent. Pets are lost and stolen every day all over the United States. Having your pet microchipped can get you your pet back fast and safely. Not sure what it is or ...

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Pet first aid awareness

Pet first aid awareness

Here are some safety tips as suggested by the American Red Cross Association:

1. To determine if your pet is dehydrated, pull up on the skin between the shoulder blades. It should spring right back; if it slowly goes back or stays in the pulled position this is a sign of dehydration.

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Preventing Lyme disease

Preventing Lyme disease

Preventing Lyme disease


The best way to prevent Lyme disease in your dog is to use a good preventive product every month all year round, and second is to give them the Lyme vaccine every year.

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Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

The bottom line is there is not one reason cats purr. There are many reasons for a purr. Reasons for a purr are not always positive.  If you were to look online or check a well stocked library on the subject, you would be surprised to find there is little on the ...

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March is National pet poison prevention month

March is National pet poison prevention month

Did you know that some of the most dangerous and threatening things to your pet can be found right inside your home? Do you know what to do if your pet should ingest something toxic? Are you familiar with pet poison control? Do you have their phone number on hand if needed? Do you know how to ide...

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February is dental health month for pets!

February is dental health month for pets!

February is dedicated to bringing dental health awareness to pet owners. Oral health in your pets is as important as keeping them eating well, comfortable and happy. Have you ever had a tooth ache? It can be very painful. Many owners don’t even know their pet has any oral problems until the...

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Hairball facts and prevention tips

Hairball facts and prevention tips

This is for cat owners who want to know what a hairball is and how are they caused. We will also discuss ways to help prevent hairballs.

If dogs are man’s best friend what does that make cats? Some say cats are woman’s best friend. Male or female, people love cats more and ...

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Training tips and helpful hints for dogs

Training tips and helpful hints for dogs

Why is good training so important?

Training has several benefits. It enhances your pet’s life, bonds the two of you, and can assure their safety. Dogs are eager to please and want to learn. Communication and consistency are crucial. Proper training can also prevent unwanted behav...

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January is National Walk Your Dog month

January is National Walk Your Dog month

In Pennsylvania January’s weather is cold and at times stormy. In spite of this, people celebrate walking their dogs during this month. There are many benefits to walking your dog, so even though it is chilly outside continue you’re walking or exercise routine. Bundle yourself and &ld...

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Winter Safety Tips

Winter Safety Tips

In our area and many others, winters can bring very cold temperatures and dampness. Pet owners should take extra precautions during the cold weather to keep pets safe and healthy. Below we have some useful information and helpful tips.

Has your pet had a preventative care exam? Cold weat...

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What you should know about pet insurance

What you should know about pet insurance

In this article we will address several things regarding pet insurance. Should I have pet insurance for my pet? How does pet insurance work? Is it worth it financially? How to choose the right provider for pet insurance? What kinds of things are covered by pet insurance? Pet insurance is still...

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Did you know that Turkey is toxic to dogs and cats?

Did you know that Turkey is toxic to dogs and cats?

Thanksgiving is all about sharing, and of course a large delicious meal. Many pet owners do not realize that the vast majority of veterinarian and emergency visits during the holiday revolve around turkey. So while the holiday is all about eating and sharing, you should not indulge your pets w...

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Heartworm Prevention Guidelines For Dogs

Heartworm Prevention Guidelines For Dogs

GUIDELINES

Canine heartworm disease is a serious parasitic disease caused by a long, thin worm that lives in the blood vessels and heart of infected dogs. The disease is spread from dog to dog (and to cat) by mosquitoes. The mosquito bites a dog with heartworm infection, collects some ...

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