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It’s NATURAL for Cats to Scratch!

You can live harmoniously alongside your cat with claws and still maintain nice furniture by understanding a bit more about your cat’s natural behaviors, and enriching your home with items your cat can scratch. Let’s learn more about your cat’s … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Make Your Cat Happy on National Cat Day!

National Cat Day is October 29th 2018 – dedicated to celebrating our feline friends! In honor of National Cat Day, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released … Continue reading

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National Reptile Awareness Day

Each year on October 21, people across the nation observe National Reptile Awareness Day. Created not only for reptile lovers to celebrate, but National Reptile Awareness Day also promotes education, conservation, and appreciation for reptiles. It is a day to … Continue reading

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Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month! Ready to find your new best friend? Hillsborough County Animal Resource Center is a great resource! Here are just a few great reasons to consider adoption: You will help to cut down the … Continue reading

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Purr-fect Tips to Reduce Cat Stress During Veterinarian Visits

The struggle is real—taking your cat to the vet can be a stressful, traumatic event for both you and your pet. If you’ve ever felt more than a little frazzled dragging Fluffy to and from the clinic, you’re not alone. … Continue reading

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Scariest Halloween Hazards

During the week of Halloween, call volumes at Pet Poison Helpline increase significantly, making it consistently one of their busiest weeks of the year. While most of the calls involve dogs of various breeds and sizes, other animals such as … Continue reading

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Your Pet’s Halloween Party Rules

1. Keep me away from party hazards! 2. Don’t leave me alone with Halloween decorations that are automated or pose choking hazards (like string lights or fake spiderwebs). 3. Don’t put me in a costume if I’m uncomfortable or resist. 4. Make sure … Continue reading

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October is “Adopt a Dog” Month!

American Humane established Adopt-A-Dog Month® in October 1981 as an annual event to encourage people to save lives and enhance their own lives by adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue group. Thirty-two years later, that message is as … Continue reading

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Potential Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products

Dear pet parents: We wanted to notify you about some information recently distributed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about potential neurologic side effects of a particular class of flea and tick control medications. We utilize three of these … Continue reading

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Rabies Notification

9th case of rabies in a cat in Hillsborough County this year Updated: August 31 2018 A domestic short haired brown & black tabby cat in the area of Nundy Ave Gibsonton, Fl 33534 has tested positive for rabies. As … Continue reading

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