Preventative Pet Health Care

It’s Flea and Tick Season. Are Your Pets Ready?

By |2024-04-02T21:22:58+00:00March 28th, 2024|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Warm weather and plenty of moisture begins the flea and tick season. Alabama and Florida are fitting places for fleas and ticks to live and thrive. 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 [...]

Preparing Your Pets for Springtime

By |2024-02-02T16:21:45+00:00January 31st, 2024|Allergies, Pet Dermatology, Preventative Pet Health Care|

It's almost here! Springtime. After a long and unusually cold winter, we all are anxiously awaiting the new season. As the weather begins to warm up and the flowers start to bloom, it's important to make sure your furry friends are ready for the change of season. Springtime brings with it [...]

A Guide to Pet Poisoning Awareness

By |2024-01-04T15:18:14+00:00December 30th, 2023|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Pet Poisoning Awareness Like children, pets are curious and often cannot resist smelling, tasting or ingesting something that captures their interest. Unfortunately, there are many items and products that can be very harmful. However, taking simple precautions and steps can help prevent pet poisoning. One of the best ways to avoid [...]

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Pets With Ear Infections

By |2023-09-05T18:34:00+00:00August 5th, 2023|Ear Infections, Preventative Pet Health Care|

The Secret Danger Lurking in Your Pet's Ears: Everything You Need to Know About Ear Infections Ear infections can be a painful and frustrating condition for both pets and their owners. While they may seem like a minor issue, left untreated, they can lead to serious complications and even permanent hearing [...]

What To Do, What Not To Do in Hot Weather

By |2023-07-03T17:13:15+00:00June 19th, 2023|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

What To Do, What Not To Do in Hot Weather Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and hot weather with your pet. Daily exercise is beneficial for your dog, but there are some safety issues to be aware of when taking that summer stroll [...]

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Dog Influenza

By |2022-09-06T19:25:04+00:00August 15th, 2022|Pet Health Problems, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Recent Outbreak of Dog Influenza Canine influenza or "The Dog Flu" is primarily the result of two influenza strains: H3N8 from an equine origin and H3N2 from an avian origin. Both of these strains were previously known to infect species other than dogs, but are now able to infect and spread among [...]

Should You Always Spay/Neuter Your Dog

By |2022-09-06T18:13:03+00:00August 6th, 2022|Pet Ownership, Preventative Pet Health Care, Puppies|

Why Spaying or Neutering Your Dog is the Norm For years now it has been common practice for dog owners to spay/neuter their dogs as puppies before they even reached sexual maturity.  Some who didn't abide were sometimes referred to as irresponsible dog owners. Many pet day care or dog boarding [...]

Pet Poison Prevention Awareness

By |2022-03-08T20:47:27+00:00February 25th, 2022|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

When it comes to pet safety and poisonous substances, pet owners should think of their pets in the same way they would a toddler. Everything that is dangerous that they can chew, lick, spill or touch should be kept securely out-of-reach. Each year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center manages more [...]

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Dog Biting

By |2022-03-08T21:08:12+00:00February 20th, 2022|Pet Behavior, Preventative Pet Health Care|

We all love our furry four legged friends and treat them like our own children; however, there are canine behavioral traits that every responsible pet owner needs to be aware of. By nature, the vast majority of dogs in American households (70 million) tend to be properly trained and socialized; however, [...]

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Pet Fire Safety and Unexpected Emergencies

By |2021-08-02T20:52:29+00:00July 15th, 2021|Pet Ownership, Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15, 2021. Statistics compiled by the National Fire Protection Association estimate that over 500,000 pets are impacted in home fires each year, with about 1,000 fires actually started by the pets accidentally. Jointly, the American Kennel Club® and ADT Security Services are committed to spread [...]

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