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Vacationing with your dog: Do’s and Don’t

This time of year, many pet owners elect to take their dog with them for a family vacation.  This day and age are more friendly to your pet than ever before!  Many hotels and restaurants make room for your pets.  Here are some tips to remember. Plan for a stop every 2 hours to let […]

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Plants you want to have in your gardens and landscape

I had never thought about the plants that our landscaper had put in my flower beds until recently reading articles about plants that can naturally repel fleas, ticks and mosquitos.  Even though we have never had a problem with fleas, I didn’t realize it was because of the plants around my home. I have lavender […]

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How do I keep my kitty cool?

We worry a lot about our dogs during the summer heat, but what about kitty?  Most of us have air conditioning in our homes, so keeping kitty cool is a mute point for those homes, but there are still many homes without and cats who live outdoors.  Here a few tips. Put ice cubes in […]

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Dogs love water

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Easter Toxins for Cats

Easter lilies are deadly to cats.  So why do they eat them? Cats don’t inherently know what plants are poisonous to them.  Just like when someone eats a poisonous mushroom because they thought it was a safe type. Just eating 1-2 leaves or even the pollen can kill a cat! Even smaller ingestions can cause […]

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A few tips when getting a pet

Many clients find organization is a must! And those who don’t usually wish they were this organized on many different things! A basic folder with pockets or a small accordion file can keep all your pet’s records safe in one place.  If you are buying a puppy or kitten, the breeder may give you a […]

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Warmer weather sometimes means anxiety for pets!

It finally feels like spring has arrived.  And with that means storms, thunder, lightening, tornadoes, tornado sirens, fireworks and then anxiety for your dogs and some cats.

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Today is National Dog Fighting Awareness day

What is dogfighting? The ASPCA defines dogfighting as a type of blood sport in which dogs are forced to fight one another for the entertainment and/or profit of spectators. Know the signs: Dogs used for fighting are typically raised in isolation, so they spend most of their lives on short, heavy chains. They are regularly […]

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New Year’s Eve

We wish you all a wonderful evening of celebration as we ring in the new year.  Remember that pets can be frightened by loud music, fireworks, poppers used at parties, so you may want to crate them or make sure they have a safe room to keep them calm and happy. Be careful and have […]

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Compulsive Behavior in Cats

Many clients talk about strange behaviors in their cats.  Goodness knows I have had issues of compulsive behavior with an indoor cat.  Most people who come to our home, don’t even realize we have a cat!  She only comes out at certain times to get a little people time and that is it.  She is […]

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