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Preparing Your Dog for Warmer Temps & Summer

Warmer weather is finally upon us. Summer is the time for outdoor fun with your pets; longer walks, hikes, beach days, and family travel.   Summer can pose risks to your dog with increased exposure to the sun, fleas & ticks. Time to prepare to make summer more enjoyable for all, including your furry best-friend. Did you know a dog can get a sunburnt nose and that some dog breeds are more prone to getting sunburns. Just like people who get too much sun, dogs also get red skin that is tender to the touch. The most susceptible areas—the nose, ears...

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Be Prepared - Pet First Aid & Essentials

April is National Pet First Aid Month, which means it’s a great time for pet owners to learn how best to handle pet accidents and emergencies. Animals can’t tell you when they aren’t feeling well and many hide signs of illness until a problem is well advanced. The majority of pet parents will, at some point, find their dogs or cats injured or sick and in need of immediate help beyond home remedies or preventatives. This will require transporting to a veterinary clinic or pet hospital and the best thing you can do in an emergency situation is to stay calm....

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