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Fun Facts About Chihuahuas

Chihuahua on sidewalk

Chihuahua Appreciation Day is coming up on May 14th. These tiny dogs have some big hearts, and legions of devoted fans. Fido is quite popular, and consistently makes the AKC’s list of top 20 breeds. A vet lists some fun facts about the Chihuahua below. Tiny Dog The Chihuahua is one of the smallest dog … Read More »

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Things You Didn’t Know About Fido’s Nose

Brown and white dog lying in grass

Has your dog ever woken you up by sniffing your face, or perhaps offering affectionate ‘snoot boops’? Does Fido sometimes get completely fixated on a scent he’s picked up on his walk? Your canine companion’s cute nose is one of his most adorable features. It’s also pretty amazing in and of itself! A local vet … Read More »

Meet The Ukrainian Levkoy

The Ukranian Levkoy

Over the past few weeks, the world’s attention has been very much focused on the conflict in Ukraine. The situation is affecting not just its people, but also its animals, which has been just heartbreaking to see. Our feline friends are just as popular in Ukraine as they are here. However, while Ukrainians have all … Read More »

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Dog Bite Prevention Tips

Tan Akita Dog

Dog Bite Prevention Week starts April 10th. This is a very important topic! According to the CDC, there are about 4.5 million dog bites in the US every year. That works out to about 1 out of every 73 people! Because many of these bites could have been avoided, this is one area where an … Read More »

Do’s And Don’ts of Giving Your Cat Flea Control

Cat sleeping and being petted

Is your feline pal itching? Uh oh: Fluffy may have fleas. Fleas can not only make pets miserably itchy, they can also cause dangerous health issues, such as anemia; can carry tapeworms and other parasites; and can spread disease. Keeping up with Fluffy’s flea control is very important! However, parasite control products contain chemicals, so … Read More »

5 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog   

White dog lying down with dog biscuits

As dog-lovers, who among us hasn’t given in to throwing Fido a scrap or two when we’re eating? Those big watery eyes are hard to say no to, but sometimes it’s necessary. Some foods just aren’t good for dogs and can even harm them. Knowing which morsels and treats to keep away from your canine … Read More »

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February Is National Cat Health Month 

Ginger Cat

For many people, the first couple months of a new year are a time of renewed focus on the things that matter most. Since our feline companions fall in that category, now is a good time to focus on the health and well-being of your Kitty. In recognition of National Cat Health Month, be sure … Read More »

Unchain A Dog Month

Big Dog and Little Dog

February is Unchain A Dog Month. This is one message we definitely want to help spread! Keeping a dog chained is becoming illegal in more and more places, which is one change we are happy to see. A vet offers some information on this below. A Harmful Practice   Chained dogs are very vulnerable to … Read More »

Snow Dog Care Tips

Dog Looking Over Counter

Do you have a snow dog? Snow dogs aren’t an official AKC group: most of the dogs that fall into this category are actually part of the working group. However, pooches with thick fur, such as huskies, Malamutes, Samoyeds, and Akitas are often referred to as snow dogs. These pretty pups are often absolutely gorgeous, … Read More »

Outdoor Winter Hazards for Cats

Black cat in tall grass

Do you have a kitty? If so, we strongly recommend keeping her safe and sound indoors, especially in winter. Fluffy may have an adventurous spirit, but she’s also very small and vulnerable. While things like cars and weather pose threats to outdoor cats all year long, winter adds a few more dangers. A local vet … Read More »

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