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Holiday Safety For Cats

The following is an interesting article from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine about cat safety during the holidays. Cats, being the inquisitive creatures that they are, appreciate things that are new and different. Because the holidays...

Traveling With Your Pet

When traveling with your pet(s), there may be animal health requirements specific to that destination. As soon as you know your travel details, contact your veterinarian to assist with the pet travel process. Factors to consider may include meeting time...

Cold Weather Pet Safety

The following is a message about keeping your pet safe in the cold weather from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold...

Pet Halloween Safety: Xylitol

IMPORTANT: Xylitol is toxic and can be deadly for pets including dogs and cats. The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters, not Scruffy or Fluffy. Several popular Halloween treats are toxic to pets. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking...

Flea and Tick Product Alert

The information below about flea and tick products is from the FDA: Animal Drug Safety Communication, FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Certain Flea and Tick ProductsThe U.S. Food and Drug...

Longhorn Tick and Lyme Disease

Longhorned Tick: The Lyme Disease Association reports that according to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) was found in Virginia, appearing on an orphaned...

Canine Influenza: Dog Flu

Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a highly contagious viral infection affecting dogs and also cats. Influenza viruses belong to the family Orthomyxoviridae. Canine influenza is a Type A influenza virus and is further identified based on the composition...

Causes of Pet Dental Problems

Although cavities are less common in pets than in people, they can have many of the same dental problems that people can develop:broken teeth and rootsperiodontal diseaseabscesses or infected teethcysts or tumors in the mouthmalocclusion, or misalignment...

Summer Safety For Pets

As some of you may know, warm weather poses health and safety risks to your pets. You can help keep your pet safe by knowing these risks. Here are some summer safety tips on how to stay be prepared:Keep your pet hydratedSpeak with your veterinarian about...

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