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Backyard plants dangerous to our dogs and cats

As summer 2020  rolls along and the worldwide pandemic continues, the back yard has becomes our most frequented vacation destination.    Now is a great time to further educate ourselves and take inventory of plants that are toxic to our dogs and cats. Here is a list of the more common plants and flowers that may [...]

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10 Things You Should Know About the Standard Poodle

Tall, elegant, and, for all appearances, aloof, the standard poodle might be characterized as one of the dog world’s most regal breeds. Leggy and statuesque, standard poodles exude a haughtiness and grace that has won the breed countless awards in the show ring over the years. Yet, as anyone who owns a standard poodle will [...]

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A Pet Owner's Guide to Flowers and Plants

Our good friend Brittany sent us this wonderful guide to understanding the relationship between your pet and the plants that grow around us. We love our pets! The family cat or dog is vital part of our family, and we do everything we can to help ensure that they have what they need. Pet owners [...]

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NATURAL FLEA AND TICK PREVENTION

Protect Your Pet From Pests It doesn’t take a romp in the woods for your dog to pick up fleas and ticks, it’s a perfect storm with these pests everywhere as the weather gets warmer. A natural preventative approach can make all the difference. By Steve WhitneySummer is here and with it comes bugs. Temperatures rise, the [...]

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How To Travel With Pets

Traveling can be complicated, especially if you are a pet owner and are planning to take your pets with you.With a little extra planning ahead of time you and your pet companions can not only travel together, but you can do it easily and safely as well. In fact, starting now will allow you to [...]

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Sit, stay forever: Americans willing to pay top dollar to keep old dogs alive

On a follow-up visit after Sophie Cortellino’s life-saving cardiac procedure, Dr. Anna Gelzer was delighted and family members were relieved to see her responding so well. Sophie agreed, her tail wagging excitedly.Sophie, the boxer, undergoes a checkup after a cardiac ablation surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. March 6, 2020. [...]

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New York state tick research budget needs your support

New Yorker's please check this out!   New York state lost over 1 M in tick research in 2018, we cant let that happen again this year. Please give a read and STAND for including tick research in this coming years budget!  Stop TicksTicks are making people sick at alarming rates in ever-expanding geographic areas. For anyone [...]

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A Surprising Food You Should Never Feed Your Dog

  If your dog is anything like mine, it will eat anything that smells or looks tasty. My dog has a love for barbecued sausages but isn't picky - sandwiches, jam donuts, ice cream and toppings, whatever he can get his teeth into...When I sometimes have my nephews over at the weekend, I like to serve them some ice cream [...]

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Not Sure What to Name Your Puppy? We’re Here to Help!

Our friends at www.pupbox.com have come up with this great info graphic to help with the daunting task of naming your new puppy, they have even included an automatic puppy name generator.    You can find this tool towards the end of the article. Have fun!Not Sure What to Name Your Puppy? We’re Here to [...]

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​NATURAL SUN PROTECTION FOR YOUR PETS

NATURAL SUN PROTECTION FOR YOUR PETSWe are all concerned about the dangerous effects of the sun on our family, but have you ever thought, “what about my pet?”. Dogs and cats too, can suffer skin damage from excessive sun exposure. While every pet is an individual case, light skinned [...]

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