Is pet insurance right for you?

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Is Pet Insurance right for you? Is a Pet Wellness Plan a better option? Or should you have both? Is pet insurance worth the cost? You might have heard a story of someone who recently took their 6-year-old dog to their Veterinarian for minor symptoms and learned the pooch had a serious condition that would…

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Brushing your pet’s teeth

Does your pet have a healthy smile? It’s really important to have one for your Dog, or Cat. And it often takes a professional’s eye to see a problem… Healthy smiles mean healthy teeth, and healthy teeth are very important for keeping your pet healthy! It’s not as much about cavities as it is a…

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Have you chipped your pet?

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Have you “chipped” you pet yet? Dogs with microchips are twice as likely to be returned to their families. And cats are 20 times more likely to find their way back into your arms if they’ve been microchipped! Statistically, one in three pets become lost in their lifetime. A microchip is about the size of…

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Dog Winter Gear

Keep your pets warm and safe in the cold weather Not all dogs are equipped for the cold of winter and need a little help from you… Depending on your dog’s breed, winter gear can make them more comfortable and help keep them safe. Whether it is for your daily walk or a trip to…

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Summer Time Travel With Pets

Summer Time Travel with Pets

Summer Time Travel with Pets Pets normally tag along on a vacation in one of two ways, road trip, or airline. Airline Travel If your cat, dog, rabbit or household bird (loud squawkers are excluded) and its approved carrier weigh 20 lbs. or less, they are welcome in the cabin with you on most airlines.…

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Flea and Tick prevention

Flea and Tick prevention

Flea and Tick Season is Starting! Protect your pet against a wide range of health problems, from skin infections to Lyme disease. Flea and Tick Season is Starting! Protect your pet against a wide range of health problems, from skin infections to Lyme disease. Flea and Tick Prevention As the sun begins to return, so…

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Are Hedgehogs a good choice as a pet?

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Are Hedgehogs a good choice as a pet? Are Hedgehogs a good choice as a pet? The African Pygmy Hedgehog seems to be very popular these days… But is it a good choice as a house pet for your family? There is quite a bit going around about these cute little critters, so we decided…

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Canine Influenza

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Health Warning! Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) has hit Northern California… Health Warning! Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) has hit Northern California… This disease can be fatal! Here’s what to watch for: A dry, hacking cough (similar to kennel cough) Lack of appetite Lethargy Discharge from nose or eyes Fever (normal is between 101 and 102) If you…

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Keep the Cannabis edibles out of reach

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There’s something really wrong with this picture… Keep the Cannabis edibles out of reach! There is SO much good information going around about the health benefits of Cannabis (specifically CBD’s) that one would not consider any ill effects. Change the picture for just a moment, and consider how you would respond to accepting a cookie…

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Don’t Kiss the Chickens!

There is risk of contracting Salmonella from contact with chickens. No Kissing! Home chicken coups are getting more popular and for good reason! The eggs you raise are nutritionally superior, and they just plain taste better. Chickens in your yard offer other benefits as well (as many of you have learned) including often providing you…

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