Pet Tips

  • Vaccines

    Vaccinate your animals and keep them away from wildlife that can spread the disease. Rabies is 100% preventable! Reduce the possibility of exposure to rabies by not letting your pets…

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    Spaying & Neutering

    Spayed and neutered pets are less likely to try to escape and roam. This reduces their risk of getting into fights with other animals or experience traumatic injuries, such as…

  • Skeletal conditions

    Intervertebral disc disease can be very painful and is most commonly seen in dogs with long bodies on short, stocky legs. Dachshunds, Corgis and Basset Hounds are predisposed to this.…

  • Responsible pet ownership

    Being a responsible pet owner includes preventing your pet(s) from negatively impacting other people, animals and the environment. This includes proper waste disposal, noise control, and not allowing pets to…

  • Holidays

    Make sure to keep Halloween candy out of your pets’ reach. All chocolate (especially dark chocolate) can be dangerous or even lethal for dogs. Gum and candy often contains xylitol…

  • Exercise

    The health benefits of walking extend to both ends of the leash! Do yourself and your dog a favor and commit to daily walks, rain or shine. Dogs and humans…

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    Cancer

    Cancer accounts for nearly 50% of all disease-related pet deaths each year. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans. Approximately 1 in 4 dogs develops a tumor…

  • Breed specific

    Interverterbral disc disease can be very painful and is most commonly seen in dogs with long bodies on short, stocky legs. Dachshunds, Corgis and Basset Hounds are predisposed to this.…

  • Service Animals

    Guide dogs, seeing eye dogs, service pets, and assistance animals help their humans perform tasks, accomplish lifelong goals, embark on adventures, overcome debilitating mental illnesses, and safeguard military bases across…

  • Benefits of Pet Ownership to Humans

    Studies show that animals help keep us physically and emotionally healthy, help us heal and provide life-enhancing and life-saving assistance. Caring for a pet can help reduce blood pressure, heart…