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Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

Heartworm Prevention Heartworm prevention in the winter can sometimes be as important as in warm weather. Heartworm medicine works by killing the parasites that your pet picked up the previous month. If you stop giving it in the fall or early winter, the parasites might remain and cause an infection. Plus, [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:43:31+00:00December 30th, 2019|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

Pet Health in Winter Cold weather care for your pets is a lot about common sense, but it's always good to have a friendly reminder. Winter weather in the south can be somewhat of a challenge. One day it may reach the 70's and then the next night it drops below [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:10:00+00:00December 6th, 2019|Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

Dogs and Chocolate

Dogs and chocolate don’t go together but that doesn’t mean they won’t eat it if found. Chocolate is toxic to dogs. With the holidays underway, it’s important to keep your dog’s away from any chocolate you have in the house. Sometimes a wrapped gift under the tree can be hidden danger [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:12:25+00:00November 30th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments

How to Stop Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs is a very real illness. It’s a pet’s inflated terror over parting from its owners. Like flawless individuals, flawless animals don’t exist. The holidays can entail less time with family members, children in school all day, holiday traveling, shopping, etc. That can initiate separation [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:11:27+00:00November 5th, 2019|Pet Behavior|0 Comments

Dog Obesity – Does it Run in the Family?

Dog obesity is problematic for canines and often runs in the family! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, there are an awful lot of fat dogs in North America. The association released a study they in 2019 based on the assessment of 1560 dogs gathered from 146 veterinary clinics and representing 41 U.S. [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:31:43+00:00October 27th, 2019|Obesity in Dogs, Pet Welfare|0 Comments

Macadamia Nut Poisoning in Dogs

Macadamia nut poisoning in dogs have symptoms of vomiting, ataxia, weakness, tremors, fever,  hypothermia, and depression. Some cases are mild and typically non-fatal, showing only a few symptoms, and resolve themselves within 48 hours. However, there are serious cases involving constant shaking, high fever, and an inability to walk. If you [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:48:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Left or Right Paw – Which Does Your Dog Prefer?

Sit, Shake - Pet Paw Preference Left or right paw, which one does your dog prefer? One of the first things we learn as kids is whether we are left handed, right handed, or ambidextrous. Which hand is the most comfortable to manipulate and write with becomes almost immediately obvious, even [...]

By |2019-09-24T20:35:38+00:00September 24th, 2019|Pet Behavior|0 Comments

Parasite Prevention Tips

What’s worse than listening to your pet thumping and scratching all night long? Maybe, finding a tick or fleas in your home, on yourself, or someone you love? The mere thought of disease carrying parasites invading our space is frightening. Incidents of Lyme disease is on the rise and can have [...]

By |2019-09-03T19:58:10+00:00August 28th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments