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Pet Transport: Local One Way or Round Trip Pet Shuttle Service

Your workday ends at four on Friday and your middle schooler has soccer practice until six. You still have to make dinner, but wait! The family pooch has a grooming session scheduled late that afternoon, and you might need to reschedule because you just don’t have the time. Looking for affordable pet transportation to take … Continued

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Dog Eyes: Canine Vision and How They See

As we head into Fall, it’s a great time to go outside with your dog and enjoy the comfortable temperatures and beautiful colors this season brings. Vibrant reds, yellows and oranges decorate the trees; colorful mums and pumpkins are on display. We know our furry friends appreciate the cooler weather and we like the changing … Continued

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Disaster Preparedness: Preparing Your Pet For an Emergency

September is Disaster Preparedness Month. In the wake of Hurricane Florence and with recovery and rebuilding efforts ongoing in places like Puerto Rico and Houston, it bears thinking about disaster preparation, especially for those who cannot help themselves. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods are certainly one category of catastrophe, but what if … Continued

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Puppy Vaccines

Puppy Shots: Important Vaccines Your Dog Needs

What an exciting and exhausting time! You have brought your new puppy home and are handed papers detailing vaccination and deworming dates, feeding instructions, and maybe even your dog’s pedigree. The first call you should make is to your veterinarian. The veterinarian will be able to provide you with a puppy vaccination schedule and information … Continued

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Mushroom Dog Poisoning: Toxic Mushrooms to Avoid

As we know, summer and fall bring a unique set of seasonal scares for pet owning families. In addition to an increase in parasite exposure such as fleas and ticks, wild animal encounters, and dog park injuries, exposure to certain environmental toxins also peaks. Toxic mushrooms are one such hazard and they proliferate in the … Continued

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Is Pet Waste Harmful to Humans? Diseases From Dog Poop

Picking up poop can be a stinky job, but not doing it can have its consequences. “It’s too much work,” “it’s only in my yard”, “the poop will break down on it’s own”,“my dog is small” are common reasons why people don’t pick up the pet waste. Both humans and canines can acquire certain diseases from … Continued

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Dog Food: What to Buy and Ingredients to Look For

Over the weekend, I peered into our dog food bin and saw just a lone kibble sitting at the bottom. No doubt, my teenagers forgot to mention we were low on food. As I stood in the pet food aisle at the grocery store, I quickly understood the paralysis my clients feel when it comes … Continued

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