Monthly Archives: July 2015

Debunking Common Cat Myths

Throughout history, there have been numerous cat myths. These erroneous beliefs have unfortunately impacted the felines with whom we share our homes and communities. From the fanciful idea of nine lives to the “bad luck” black cat, superstitious beliefs, as we have learned, can pose risks and have a detrimental effect on how we treat […]
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Snuggle Pups and Sweet Kitties: Caring For A Young Pet

Adopting a kitten or puppy is an incredibly rewarding experience, but comes with considerable responsibility. Besides getting to know the unique personality of your new furry addition, and integrating him or her into your lifestyle, you’ll need to have all the facets of pet care covered. From nutrition to training, surgery to socialization, we’re here […]
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Sizzling Sidewalks: Protecting Pet Paws from Burns and Injuries

How many times of you seen this scenario: it is 90+ degrees and someone is out walking the family dog on asphalt or concrete. Perhaps you have even made that mistake, thinking the breezy warm day wasn’t too hot, ignoring the ground temperature. Unfortunately, hard surfaces can soar to scalding temperatures during the afternoon, which […]
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Helping Your Senior Pet Through the Summer Heat

Almost every pet – and older pets in particular – loves to find a sunny spot for a nap and well-deserved stretch. After spring rains, the urge for a senior pet to get outside for the welcomed warmth and low key exercise is understood, too. However, senior pets are often more at risk for heatstroke […]
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