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    International Guide Dog Day- April 25th

    Apr 19 2018

    You have probably seen them around town, in the grocery store, or at the park – the cute puppies with the colored vests identifying them as guide dogs-in-training and asking you not to pet them. Or…

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    April 8-14th is National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week!

    Apr 12 2018

    What exactly is the job of Animal Care and Control Personnel (also known as Animal Control Officers)? Aren’t they “just dog catchers”? Visions of the dog catcher taking Tramp away to ‘the…

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    The Importance of Puppy Socialization

    Apr 11 2018

    Bringing home a new puppy is such an exciting, joy-filled time! With a puppy comes a lot of work, but the time and effort that a family puts in during the early weeks of the puppy’s life will pay…

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    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

    Apr 05 2018

    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. When it comes to heartworm disease, dogs are probably the first pets that come to mind. Although dogs are the pet most commonly affected by heartworm, cats…

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    Tick Awareness

    Mar 29 2018

    As spring approaches, we are all happy to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. But, as the temperature warms and the snow begins to melt, ticks become active. Learn about ticks and what you can…

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    International Puppy Day - March 23

    Mar 22 2018

    March 23rd is International Puppy Day! It’s a day not only to celebrate all the wonderful ways puppies bring joy to our lives, but a day to encourage adoption. Because really, is there any better…

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    Pet Poison Prevention Week - March 18-24

    Mar 15 2018

    Pet poisoning may not be on the minds of many pet owners, but it occurs more commonly than you may think. As the weather turns warmer, and you spend more time in the gardens and start spring cleaning,…

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    Canine Influenza Virus – Update

    Mar 08 2018

    Both Canada and the US have a growing number of confirmed cases of Canine Influenza Virus (CIV). As of February 20th, 34 states had at least one confirmed case of CIV. Northern California and Nevada…