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  • Aug 30 2018

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    Pet Food and Disease? Cautions and Recalls

    Pet foods, much like human foods and food products, are constantly changing to meet consumer demands. Raw, grain free, vegetarian, and vegan pet foods are now readily available, and there are many…

  • Aug 23 2018

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    Back to School Prep for your Pet

    It seems like summer has only just started, yet it’s almost time for back to school! Back to school supplies are flying off the shelves as families prepare for the new school year. Whether you’re…

  • Aug 16 2018

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    Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day!

    Did you know that only 50% of cats visited their veterinarian in the past 12 months? The percentage of dogs that saw their veterinarian over the same period was 78%. …

  • Aug 09 2018

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    Check the Chip!

    August 15th is Check the Chip Day! No, not potato chips, or chocolate chips, but pet identification microchips! Thousands of pets going missing each year, but those with microchip identification are…

  • Aug 08 2018

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    Multiple recent parvovirus diagnoses!

    In recent weeks about a dozen South-Island dogs have tested positive for parvovirus. Please view an article from Chek News here. Remember that a DAPP vaccination within the last three years is almost…

  • Aug 02 2018

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    Heat Stroke in Dogs

    Ahhhh, the dog days of summer! August brings hot summer days, tall glasses of lemonade, and katydids and crickets singing long into the nights. Along with these hot summer days comes the risk for heat…

  • Jul 26 2018

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    Celebrate National Mutt Day on July 31st

    Mutt. Heinz 57. Mixed breed. No matter what you call them, mutts are adorable! But did you know that over 70% of dogs in shelters are “mutts”? Mutts make up the greatest number of dogs in shelters…