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  • Let's Talk About Ticks

    Let’s Talk About Ticks

    Sep 16 2016

    You may not know this: there are hard ticks and soft ticks. Soft ticks generally don’t bother with humans or animals and, therefore, don’t spread disease to us and our…

  • Leptospirosis - Protecting You and Your Pet

    Leptospirosis – Protecting You and Your Pet

    Jul 27 2016

    Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals. Leptospirosis (lepto for short) is spread through the urine of infected animals. The bacteria can survive for months in water…

  • Dangers of Blue Green Algae

    Blue-Green Algae

    Jul 11 2016

    You  may have recently heard about the blue-green algae blooms which are affecting Lake Okeechobee and some beaches in South Florida. With all the news about beaches being closed, you…

  • Summer Toxic Plants

    Summer Poisonous Plants

    May 26 2016

    The official start date for summer is around the corner! Summer means more time spent outdoors with our family and furry friends. It also means being aware of summertime plants…

  • Easy steps to cleaning your pet's ears.

    How To Clean Your Pet’s Ears

    Mar 29 2016

    Follow these easy step by step instructions for cleaning your pet’s ears. STEP 1: Lift up on the ear flap to straighten the ear canal. If possible, point muzzle downward.…

  • Spring Plants

    Spring Poisonous Plants

    Mar 07 2016

    Responsible pet parenting includes knowing what plants are toxic to our furry kids. The safest way for plants and pets to coexist is to have only non-toxic plants in your…

  • How to decide what is right for your pet

    Determining What Is Right For Your Pet

    Feb 18 2016

    We are bombarded with information about pet care through commercials and advertisements on the internet and in stores. Our friends share their thoughts on pet foods with us. Even the…

  • Pet Dental Health

    Pet Dental Health

    Feb 03 2016

    Did you know your pet’s dental health is just as important as yours? As a pet parent it is very important to become familiar with your pet’s mouth, breath, and…

  • Learn how to help your pet lose weight.

    Weighing In On Pet Obesity

    Jan 27 2016

    Did you know? An estimated 53% of dogs and 58% of cats are overweight. How can I tell if my pet is overweight? One way you can tell is by…

  • Holiday Hazards

    Holiday Hazards

    Dec 08 2015

    We’ve decked the halls and trimmed our trees! All that decorating has given us a beautiful holiday home to admire. And it has given our pets new and exciting things…