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Lyme disease preventable by taking steps to avoid tick bites

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Pest control experts who began seeing ticks in early February because of a warm winter and an abundance of acorns now say this will be one of the worst tick seasons in years – which may lead to an increase in Lyme disease.

Flat on Their Faces

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Tips for helping your short-snouted dog avoid heat stress

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Feline Hazards Heat Up in Summer

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Keeping your kitty out of mischief is a daily duty, but threats to your cat’s well-being generally rise with the temperature.

Take Shade: Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Dogs and Heat-Related Illness With their fur-covered bodies, dogs release heat by panting and at extreme temperatures are not able to release heat quickly enough to cool off. Some dogs are more prone to heat… Read More

Summer Water Safety for your Pet

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Dogs and Water Safety Many breeds of dogs are natural born swimmers, while others, like the pug or bulldog, are not and will need to be watched more closely. Also, puppies are generally not good… Read More

How to avoid mosquitoes and keep you and your pets safe

Friday, September 6th, 2013

People naturally try to avoid mosquitoes, since no one wants the uncomfortable itching that results from most bites. Reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West Nile virus are two possible deadly mosquito… Read More

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