Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dangers of smoking to your pets

While most of us know that second hand smoke is bad for us, we don’t always think about the dangers to our pets. Tobacco smoke residue is most concentrated near the floor in the carpet, dust, and rugs.  Since your dogs and cats spend most of their time on the floor closest to this residue, […]

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Fostering Military Pets

Did you know…that you can help service men and women by caring for their pets while they are away on active duty?  This is information from the American Humane website to help you make a difference for our active military. Fostering Military Pets PETS OF MILITARY PERSONNEL Whether our military personnel have their deployments extended, […]

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Fact Sheet on Helping Military Families

Helping Military Families COMFORT AND HEALING FOR AMERICA’S LITTLEST HEROES Whether it’s the empty chair at the dinner table at home or the fear of what might happen abroad, children are greatly affected when a parent is called to military duty. More than two million children in the United State have had a parent deployed […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Flea Facts!

Fun (Gross) facts about fleas. Fleas can live more than 100 days without eating.  Their food is BLOOD. Fleas can’t fly.  They jump!  It may seem like they are flying, but just jumping, sometimes 200 times their length. A flea can lay up to 50 eggs per day.  That’s why an infestation happens so quickly. […]

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Spring Cleaning: Pet Toys

Many of us have had a pet with allergies.  What we don’t think of, is that they can have the same allergies we can to dust mites, dust, grass, foods.  Think about how easily their toys, water and food bowls get dirty and we never think to clean them! Pet bowls and toys can be […]

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K-9 Courage Program

Did you know there is a program for our Military K-9 heroes?  The company Zoetis, which we purchase some veterinary medications from, sponsors a program known as K-9 Courage program to help retired K-9 veterans with their veterinary expenses yearly.  Each K-9 receives a debit card worth $300 for any veterinary care expenses.  What a […]

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You have a new friend: A kitten

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More fun feline facts.

Neutered males live twice as long as their intact male counterparts. Life spans of cats have risen since the 1980’s.  It was 7 years as the average life span then and now is 12-15 years. The oldest known cat lived to 38 years Cats can pass their body through any space their head can fit […]

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Getting ready for a new puppy

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