Category Archives: Pet Health & Safety

Preventing Bloat

Bloat and Torsion are potentially fatal conditions that can affect both dogs and cats. Bloat is a condition that occurs when an animal's stomach gets overfilled with food, water, or air. Bloat usually leads to torsion, which is the twisting of the stomach. The only way to correct the problem is with surgery and time…
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Does Your Dog Get Rawhide Chew Toys?

If your dog has any kind of dietary issues, allergies, or diarrhea issues, then he really shouldn't be given rawhide chews. Most dogs can digest them, but if your dog has any issues, he'll be better off without them. These rawhide chew toys can also have bacteria that can make your dog sick. The biggest…
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What to do for Your Pets in Case of a Hurricane

Hurricane season is June 1st - November 30th! You should stock up on gallons of water, keep your gas tank full, and have an evacuation plan. The best thing to do is to take your pets with you. So you will need to keep your pets' needs in mind. Make sure you have their food,…
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Summer’s Coming! Be Wise… Beware!

Summer is coming and all pet owners need to prepare and become aware of the dangers that summertime brings. The summer heat can be fatal to our beloved pets and hurricane season officially starts June 1st. Here are some things to watch out for to keep your pets safe this summer. Leaving Pets Outside Your…
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Pet First Aid Kit

We have first aid kits and supplies for people in our homes and in our cars but our pets tend to get overlooked. Your pet is a valuable member of your family and pets are just as likely to get injured or have an accident as any other member of your family. So be prepared…
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Dog Walking Troubles?

Does your dog misbehave on leash? Your dog pulling on the leash is a potentially dangerous situation. Some dogs won't stop pulling and start choking themselves. When your dog pulls he might get away from you. You could fall and get hurt and your dog can get lose and get into a dog fight or…
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Should You Get Your Pets Fixed?

We all hate watching those ASPCA commercials. You know the ones I'm talking about. The ones where they show you clips of beaten, starved, abused, scared, and miserable cats and dogs at the shelter. It's like watching a train wreck - so horrible but you just can't look away. Donating to the ASPCA will certainly help…
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