Monthly Archives: August 2019

National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Here are a few reasons not to postpone your cat’s check-up visit Cats age MUCH more rapidly than humans A cat reaches the human age of 15 by its first year and 24 by its second year. Each year after, … Continue reading

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Paws Off Xylitol; It’s Dangerous for Dogs

Sugarless chewing gum can be poisonous to your dog. So can certain sugar-free baked goods, “skinny” (sugar-free) ice cream, nut butters, and human products you find around the house. Your six-month-old puppy, Hoover, will eat anything that isn’t tied down. … Continue reading

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FDA issues third status report on investigation into potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on its investigation into reports of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain types of pet food. As part of this update, the FDA is sharing a compilation of adverse … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD

Many pet owners utilize CBD products with the erroneous assumption that they are safer than FDA-approved medications because CBD is over the counter. In reality, they have no assurances of safety or efficacy. You may have noticed that cannabidiol (CBD) … Continue reading

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Prevent and Treat Heat Stroke

Every year, too many dogs suffer and die from preventable cases of Heat Stroke. It happens in hot cars, while out exercising, on airplanes, and in a variety of other situations. What they all have in common though, along with … Continue reading

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