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Pet Appreciation Week 2019

Pet Appreciation Week 2019

It has been proven that pets have a positive impact on our lives:
– Research shows that pet owners exhibit stronger self-esteem than non-pet owners.
– Pets can help reduce our negativity.
– They help reduce loneliness and stress
– Pets encourage their owners to be more active
– Pets help children develop empathy
– Pet shows unconditional love

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Heartworm in Dogs

Many pet parents have heard the term “heartworm” before, but may not know what it is, how pets get it, and why testing and preventative care is so important.

What is Heartworm Disease?

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Pet Identification

Pet identification is the fastest way to return a pet to their home if they become lost.     Personalized pet ID tags are a great form of identification because they can be read by anyone that finds the pet. A quick read of a pet ID can jumpstart a reunion with pet and home. ID tags or personalized/embroidered collars are a popular option of pet identification for pets. However, a tag or a collar can become lost, leaving your pet without any form of ID. Microchip identification is recommended to use in addition to a pet ID tag to...

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Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month! This month is dedicated to raising awareness about the different things that we may have in our homes that could be potentially poisonous to our beloved pets. It’s important to be aware that there are certain things we think are fine but could be potentially dangerous to our pets. Human Medications Both prescription and over-the-counter medications for people can be toxic to pets. <strong Below are some common prescription medications that are toxic to pets and their symptoms. ADHD Medication– agitation, elevated heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and seizures in large doses. Antidepressants– agitation,...

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