Archives for June 2015

Cat Facts and Tidbits

catSummer, often referred to as “kitten season” for those dedicated to all things cat, is the time when local animal care facilities are flooded with thousands of homeless kittens and cats in need of adoption.  
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9 Dog Myths and Facts

how-much-do-you-noseThink you’ve got your pup all figured out? Not so fast, if you believe any of these nine common myths about dogs.

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Hot Weather Pet Care Tips

Summer-fun-dogWe all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger, ASPCA experts warn.  
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Is Your Pet Ticked Off?

dog-and-ticksA common parasite, especially during the summer months, is the tick. Ticks can be found in most climates. Although they are most often found in wooded, damp and grassy areas before they attach to a pet. Some tick bites are harmless, but others can cause skin damage, irritation, hypersensitivity and anemia.
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Summer Paw Care Tips

dog-pawsSummer has arrived in full force!  And the hot weather poses many dangers to pets, including to their paws. Check out ASPCA’s top paw-care tips to help keep your pet on all fours:
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Dog Bite Prevention

dog-bite-300x300With the warm weather here if you’re anything like us, you’re going to be spending a lot of time outdoors walking, hiking, biking or swimming with your four legged friends. This can also mean that you and your dog are going to be exposed to a lot of new people and pets throughout the summer. If your dog isn’t used to this, it could spell trouble if you’re not taking the proper precautions.
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