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Fireworks and Pet Safety: Protecting Your Furry Friends. Picture of a black and white dog with sunglasses showing stars and stripes on the lenses.

Fireworks and Pet Safety: Protecting Your Furry Friends

Fireworks are a popular way to celebrate special occasions and create a dazzling spectacle. However, while humans enjoy the colorful explosions and booming sounds, our furry companions often experience fear and anxiety during fireworks displays. It’s essential for pet owners to take proactive steps to ensure their pets’ safety and well-being during these festive events. […]

Summer Dog Grooming. Picture of a tan and white chihuahua wrapped in a pink towel.

Summer Dog Grooming

Grooming is an important aspect of summer care for dogs, as it helps them stay clean, comfortable, and cool. Here are some summer dog grooming tips to keep your furry friend in top shape: Remember to approach grooming sessions with patience and positive reinforcement, making it a pleasant experience for your dog. If you’re unsure […]

Remove Ticks Safely. Picture of a tan and white stafford bull terrier sitting at the feet of someone, looking happily up at them.

Remove Ticks Safely

Tick season is in force. Dog owners whose pets stay outside much of the time should be especially wary. Ticks can carry a variety of diseases so it’s important to remove them as soon as possible. To remove ticks from pets, it’s important to proceed carefully to minimize the risk of infection. Here’s a step-by-step […]

Feline Leukemia. Picture of an orange tabby cat getting a check-up from a veterinarian.

Feline Leukemia

Feline leukemia (FeLV) causes some blood disorders and weakens the immune system in cats. In feline leukemia, the main thing that shortens cats’ lives is increased vulnerability to contagious diseases and exposure to other cats. The virus survives poorly outside the cat and is readily inactivated by disinfectants, soap, and desiccation. Feline leukemia causes various […]

Signs of Overheating in Pets. Picture of a caucasian male and female hiking with a blond Labrador retriever.

Signs of Overheating in Pets

With summer being just around the corner and temperatures rising, it is important to keep your pets’ comfort in mind. When a dog’s temperature starts rising, blood rushes to the surface of the tongue and gums to help transfer some of the heat. When a dog is overheated and cannot cool down, there may be […]