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COVID-19 PSA For Pet Owners

As COVID cases rise, make sure your pets are cared for. We highly recommend all pet owners have a plan in case they're unable to care for pets due to COVID-19. Here's a helpful template to get your planning started.…

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Parasite Testing and Prevention

Understanding Parasite Testing & Prevention Internal parasites may be small, but these tiny creatures can wreak havoc on your pet’s health. As a pet owner, it's important you understand how you can prevent and test for these harmful parasites and…

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Canine Parvovirus “Parvo”

What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Canine Parvovirus "Parvo" What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine Parvovirus (parvovirus or parvo) is a highly contagious virus that causes an infectious gastrointestinal illness in puppies and young dogs. Typically, young dogs (between six…

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Important CDC Toxocara Study

CDC Study Results: Toxocara Infection Is More Common Author: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Almost 14% of the U.S. population is infected with Toxocara, a parasite of dogs and cats that can be…

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Feline Heartworm

As the name suggests, Feline Heartworm affects all cats. Heartworm disease is passed from mosquitoes to dogs and cats. Indoor cats are susceptible to this potentially fatal disease from mosquito bites at home, which is quite usual. Here are some…

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Oral Care for Your Pets

Your pet's oral care may often be overlooked, but it's an important part of their overall health. Periodontal disease is caused due to plaque, a colorless film that contains large amounts of bacteria. Left unchecked, plaque builds up, creating infection,…

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Senior Pet Wellness

Special Care for Senior Pets Senior animals experience changes that are very similar to aging humans. Diseases and conditions that are known to affect older humans also affect our canine and feline companions, such as kidney, heart, and liver disease,…

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Additional Veterinary Resources

Animal AlliancesKelley Bollen, MS, CABC (Certified Animal Behavior Consultant)http://www.animalalliances.com/ ASPCAhttp://www.aspca.org/ ASPCA Animal Poison Control CenterThe ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center's veterinary toxicology experts are your life-line for critical information during any poison-related emergency!www.aspcapro.org< Center for Disease Control and Prevention –…

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