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Incredible Flea Reproduction. Picture of a tan and black miniature pinscher biting on its back hip as if fighting fleas.

Incredible Flea Reproduction 

Flea reproduction cycle is staggering. During its peak reproduction stage, the most common flea on dogs and cats can lay 40-50 eggs per day. The most common flea on dogs and cats is the cat flea. Each female flea can reproduce for over 100 days. The Animal HealthCare Center reports that during their reproductive lifetime, […]

Emergency Planning. Picture of a tan color dog and a tabby cat looking at a sign.

Emergency Planning

Whether a natural disaster such as a flood, snowstorm, a power outage, or a health emergency, it always pays to be prepared. If you are a pet owner, make sure your emergency plans include your pet. The ASPCA suggests having an emergency preparedness plan and kit. Here is an overview. For more on making sure […]

Tick Season Troubles. Picture of a brown dachshund running through a grassy field.

Tick Season Troubles

Most of us love the warm weather during summer. Unfortunately, so do many pests. With the spring season well underway, so too is tick season. Ticks are nasty little parasites that carry many diseases. Fortunately, there are some easy steps to take to avoid tick-borne infections. If a tick does get a blood meal from […]

Allergy Symptoms in Pets. Picture of a tan dog and orange cat sitting in the grass.

Allergy Symptoms in Pets

Allergy sufferers everywhere know how stressful allergies can be. What people may not know is that animals have allergies, too. Just like humans, their immune system sometimes overacts to allergens. However, their bodies respond differently than ours. It’s important to be able to identify allergy symptoms in pets, so steps can be taken to help […]