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    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

    May 18 2017

    As spring arrives in many parts of the world, people come out of “hibernation” and begin to enjoy outdoor activities. Along with enjoying the outdoors, comes the risk of exposure to ticks and Lyme…

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    Be Kind to Animals Week – May 7-13

    May 04 2017

    For over 100 hundred years, people have come together to commemorate “Be Kind to Animals Week”. During World War I, the death of millions of horses used in fighting prompted the need for education…

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    April 29th Marks World Veterinary Day!

    Apr 27 2017

    In April 1863, Professor John Gamgee initiated a meeting of veterinarians and professors of veterinary medicine from all over Europe. This conference attracted 103 veterinary professionals from 10…

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    April 26th is International Guide Dogs Day

    Apr 20 2017

    The History of Guide Dogs …

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    Dog Bite Prevention Week

    Apr 13 2017

    April 9-15th marks Dog Bite Prevention Week. Millions of friendly dogs, and yet millions of people get bitten by dogs each year. Why? Dogs love attention and love being petted – most of the time –…

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    Identifying your Pet - Microchipping and Tagging

    Mar 30 2017

    Everyday cats and dogs wander away from home, or get loose. Animal shelters are tasked with finding and reuniting these pets with their owners. Only a small number of pets that arrive at shelters have…

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    Poison Prevention Week

    Mar 16 2017

    Poison Prevention Week is next week (March 19-25), so why not spend some time this weekend making sure that your home, garden, and shed is safe for your pet. …