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02 Apr Dog Bites Can Be Prevented

According to the CDC (data collected in the USA between 2001-2003)  350,000 dog bite victims are seen in emergency rooms, and approximately 850,000 victims receive medical attention.  In the last year 39 dog fatalities happened in the US.  However, dog bites can be prevented.  Whether you own a dog or have children, here are some tips to keep everyone safer. Teach You Children Basic Dog Safety! Never approach an unfamiliar dog, especially one who's tied or confined behind a fence or a car. Never turn your back and  run away from...

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02 Jan 10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Pets

What's not to LOVE!!! The human animal b0nd is something that is so special.  They love us unconditionally, and sometimes just their presence is all we need to calm us down after a hard day.  So on this Valentine's Day, why not do something extra special for your fur babies. Here are 10 suggestions on how you can show them some extra love.   Dogs love walks!!  Take them on an extra long walk or take them to a nature preserve and enjoy the view together. We all know that you are their...

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22 Nov Are you planning on adding a new pet to your family over the holidays?

The holidays can be a busy and hectic time for most of us, but if you have committed to bringing in a pet on Christmas morning here are a few things to consider. You’ve reviewed your finances and time commitments and decided that adding a new pet to the family is achievable so how do you select the new pet?  Below is a list of questions to ask yourself and considerations to think about before you and your family make the big decision to become pet owners or adding additional pets...

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02 Nov Poisonous Plants and Your Pet

If you suspect that your pet has ingested a toxic substance, contact your veterinarian or poison control immediately. 24/7 Animal Poison Control Center 855-764-7661 $59 USD per incident fee applies With the holidays in full swing here are a few tips to keep in mind when decorating with holiday plants.  Juniper, holly and mistletoe  are all toxic to your pets, poinsettias are mildly toxic to your cats and dogs, but care should also be taken to keep them away from them.   Always be aware of the location of your plants in your...

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10 Aug Vet School: Turning the Dream into a Reality

I have wanted to be a veterinarian since I was about four years old, before I even knew what a veterinarian really was, or what they did. All I knew at the time was that they made sick animals feel better, and that’s what I wanted to do. As a current veterinary student looking back, the field of veterinary medicine is so much more extensive and profound than my four-year-old self could have ever imagined. My personal journey to get to where I’m at today has been crazy, just like every...

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