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I Hate Ticks!

July 26, 2016
I went for a walk with my pet. Now what? The warm summer months lead to spending more time outside, which potentially results in more tick exposure. Many ticks harbor co-infections, meaning that they carry more than one disease such as Lyme disease. Did you know that only about 5% of dogs exposed will develop [...]

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May 13, 2016

Importance of Pet MicrochippingNational Pet ID Week – April 17-23, 2016Is your dog or cat microchipped? In a study of more than 7,700 stray animals at animal shelters, only 22% of dogs and less than 2% of cats that were not microchipped were reunited with their owners. The return-to-owner rate for microchipped dogs was over […]

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International Assistance Dog Week

April 20, 2016

International Guide Dog Day – April 27, 2016   This week is International Assistance Dog Week, a week dedicated to recognizing all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs that help individuals mitigate their disability related limitations. The goal of the week is to: recognize and honor assistance dogs, raise awareness and educate the public about assistance […]

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