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January 09, 2018

5 Winter Weather Tips For Pet Parents

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Tags: Pet Health, pet tips, Pet Safety, winter weather tips, weather tips for pets, winter pet tips, cold weather pet tips

December 19, 2017

Holiday And Winter Toxins

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Article written by: Ahna Brutiag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT & Renee Schmid, DVM

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is easy to let your guard down when it comes to preventing toxic exposures to your pet. While the holidays bring more challenges to the already difficult winter months, we cannot forget about outdoor toxin concerns frequently seen this time of year. Below is a list of holiday-related decorations, plants and food items that the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets.

Tags: Pet Health, pet tips, holiday pet tips, toxins for pets, Pet Safety, holiday pet safety

August 15, 2017

Check The Chip

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What is 'Check The Chip Day' you ask? August 15th is a day to raise awareness with pet owners to register and update their pet's microchip. Though many Americans have their pets microchipped, only about 60% are actually registered or have up-to-date information in the microchip registry.

Tags: Pet Health, safety tips, dog safety tips, cat safety tips, pet safety tips, check the chip day, microchip

July 25, 2017

Be Heartworm Free! Protect Your Pet Today

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Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is a life threatening parasitic disease caused by a long, thin worm that lives in the blood vessels and heart of infected cats and dogs. The disease is spread by mosquitoes that bite a dog or cat with the Heartworm infection and then passes it on to another dog or cat. The microscopic worms in the infected dog or cat will grow into a parasite exceeding a foot in length. The disease impacts the lungs, arteries of the lungs, and the heart. Symptoms include tiring, coughing, weight loss, and heart failure.

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Tags: heartworm, Pet Health, Pet Safety

July 14, 2017

4 Summer Hacks For Dog Owners

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Summer is the perfect time for you and your pup to take advantage of the nice weather. From camping and road trips to family get-togethers and parties with friends, there is no shortage of fun to be had. With the heat being a factor for everyone, it is important to keep your dog cool and comfortable during these summer months. Here are four hacks for dog owners to keep your furry friend cool this summer.

Tags: Pet Health, 4th of july, safety tips, dog safety tips, cat safety tips, pet safety tips

June 29, 2017

5 Pet Safety Tips for 4th of July

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The 4th of July is a time of celebration! Between grilling on the BBQ, festive neighborhood parades and the after-dark firework shows, this time of year is a blast. By following the tips below, you can help ensure that you and your pet have a safe and fun-filled 4th of July.

Tags: Pet Health, 4th of july, safety tips, dog safety tips, cat safety tips, pet safety tips

May 28, 2017

Have the Best Summer Ever, Tick Free

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To most pet owners, the return of spring and summer is a joyous occasion. The opportunity to spend quality time with your pet outdoors can be an exhilarating experience. Just be sure to watch out for some sneaky critters waiting to feast on your pet's blood!

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Tags: Pet Health

May 21, 2017

Ease the Itch! Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

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The summer months are here and your pet is likely to spend more time outside. Sooner or later, you might find yourself fighting off fleas and ticks.

Read these tips on how you can protect your pet.

Tags: Pet Health, Pet Safety

May 15, 2017

Pet Preparedness: The Importance of Having a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

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In support of National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 13th we compiled the below tips to help you and your pet be much more prepared in case a disaster hits. When an emergency strikes, pets depend on their pet parents to protect them and prepare them for disasters, including having enough food, water, supplies, and moving them out of the house quickly/safely if needed. The situation can be stressful and scary for everyone, but with these tips you can have a disaster plan in place that ensures you and your pets are healthy and safe.

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Tags: Pet Health, Pet Safety

March 28, 2017

Cats & Heartworm Disease

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Since it is heartworm awareness month we thought we would discuss heartworm disease in cats. Yes, cats. Most people may not think that their cat can get heartworm disease and may not bother using heartworm preventive for their cat. The truth is, cats can get this devastating infection just like dogs can and even indoor cats are susceptible. One study found that close to 30% of heartworm positive cats were strictly indoors! Mosquitos transmit heartworm infection, and how many times do we find those little buggers have gotten in the house?

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Tags: Cats, cat health, cat safety, Pet Health, heartworm

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