Monthly Archives: May 2016

Preventing Heat Stress and Injury in Pets

Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats

Heat stroke is a serious condition that unfortunately occurs all too often in dogs and cats. Your pet can succumb to heat stroke when his body’s core temperature rises excessively — typically to 105 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. Dogs and cats are especially vulnerable to heat stroke because their furry […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments|
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    It is National Bite Prevention Week! Learn how to help prevent dog bites.

It is National Bite Prevention Week! Learn how to help prevent dog bites.

Prevent bites by knowing how to say hello.

The consensus among animal behavior professionals is that the major cause of dog bites to humans is related to failure of owners and dog bite victims to recognize when dogs are fearful and know how to approach and greet dogs appropriately. But what exactly is the […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments|

What to keep in your pet’s first aid kit

First Aid Kit Emergency Pet Supplies and Resources: In the event of an emergency

Notebook or index card with phone numbers and addresses, stored in sealable sandwich bag to keep dry
Your neighborhood referring veterinarian clinic
The nearest emergency-veterinary clinic (along with directions!)
Pet Poison Helpline petpoisoinhelpline.com 1-800-213-6680
Microchip ID number and company phone #
Updated vaccine records, especially proof […]

By |May 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments|