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Holiday Food Hazards For Pets

Be wary of holiday food hazards for pets! The following foods should be avoided. 1) Turkey / Ham and Bones: These foods can be high in fat and lead to pancreatitis even if eaten in small quantities in some patients. … Continue reading

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National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in November. Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death for domestic dogs and cats in the U.S., so this month, spread the word to help educate pet owners about … Continue reading

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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

We love our senior pets—that’s why we are thrilled that November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! If you’ve been thinking about adding a four-legged-friend to your family, consider opening your home and your heart to an older dog or … Continue reading

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November is National Pet Diabetes Month

If you didn’t know your dog or cat could develop diabetes, you’re not alone. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, so learning that your dog or cat has the condition can leave you with many questions. While … Continue reading

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USDA’s Bird Health Awareness Week

USDA’s Bird Health Awareness Week is November 4-10th 2018. Bird Health Awareness Week is part of the USDA’s Biosecurity For Birds campaign, to promote awareness about the diseases that threaten bird health and ways to prevent the spread of infectious … Continue reading

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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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