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    10 tips for back-to-school

    Aug 28 2014

    It’s that time of year again – lunches to make, busses to catch, homework to do – the general pace of life approaches frantic, at least until you’re settled into the new routine. But think…

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    Protecting your cat from high-rise syndrome

    Aug 21 2014

    It happens so often that veterinarians have actually given it a name – high-rise syndrome. This term refers to cats falling from heights of over two stories, often from the windows or balconies of…

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    August 15 is Check the Chip Day

    Aug 07 2014

    A study published in 2009 reported that pets arriving at a shelter with microchip identification are much more likely to make it home again. …

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    Tips for Camping With Your Dog

    Jul 24 2014

    While not all dogs are cut out for it, camping can be a fun activity you can enjoy with your dog if you’re both the outdoorsy-type. If you think your dog would be up for it, there are things you can…

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    Summer Heat Stroke and Dogs

    Jul 17 2014

    Summer temperatures are soaring! Even the short walk from the veterinary clinic to my car makes me hot enough to need a cool drink of water. Just imagine how the dogs staying outdoors during the…

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    Cats and Dogs Can Chill Out with These Cool Treats

    Jul 10 2014

    It’s important to remember that treats should not provide more than five to 10% of your pet’s daily calories. They are not complete and balanced, meaning they can throw off the ratios of nutrients…

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    Leaving Dogs in Cars is Not Cool

    Jun 26 2014

    It hasn’t even officially been summer for a week, and already the reports of dogs being left in hot cars are dominating the news. It doesn’t have to be sweltering out for temperatures inside a…