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The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae Exposure

The Dangers of Blue-Green Algae Exposure

Summertime means fun activities such as camping, hiking, and spending time out in the rivers and lakes. These activities are even better when our dogs can join in the fun. Unfortunately, there has been an increase in blue-green algae in some of our local...

Storm Phobias In Pets Is A Real Thing!

Storm Phobias In Pets Is A Real Thing!

Many of us are uncomfortable with loud noises, thunder, strong winds in a storm system. And many of us have been conditioned by previous experiences that left an indelible mark in our memory. Think, for a second, about your pets. Their small size observes these loud...

Pitties Most Popular In 2017

Pitties Most Popular In 2017

You may recall our recent Facebook post asking our friends to guess our top breed seen in 2017. While preparing for the end of the year and a new project, we came across a report telling us just that. We had a lot of great responses and even one correct...

What in the ^%&% is Low Thyroid in Dogs

What in the ^%&% is Low Thyroid in Dogs

Thyroid Disease is very common in dogs. The following breeds; boxers, golden retrievers, Pit bulls and Labradors this is extremely common and incidence rates can be up to 70%. So how does Low thyroid hormone result? It is from impaired production and...

Kitten Experience (Socialization) Checklist

Kitten Experience (Socialization) Checklist

Kitten Socialization Checklist Checking the ears Examining mouth and gums Opening the eyelids Squeezing the feet Handling the trimming the toenails Pinching (nicely) the skin Touching and squeezing the nose Holding in your lap Cradling in your arms Belly...

5 Tips for Bringing Your Puppy Home

5 Tips for Bringing Your Puppy Home

Congratulations on getting a new puppy! It will be a great friendship that will last a lifetime.  You will love bringing a new puppy home with all of the joyous moments to celebrate this holiday this season. You will want to make sure you get it right and...