I love Halloween, don’t you?

I love Halloween, don’t you?

Unfortunately many pets don’t! Someone knocks on the door every few minutes sending Spot into a flurry of barking to alert you, yet again, that you have visitors. You open the door to a group of little ghosts, goblins, witches and jack-o-lanterns who suddenly shout “TRICK OR TREAT!!” which sends [...]

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Pet Oxygen Mask Project Part 2

Pet Oxygen Mask Project Part 2

The Invisible Fence Company is on a mission to equip every fire/rescue truck in the US and Canada with pet oxygen masks through Project Breathe. According to industry web sites and sources, an estimated 40,000 to 150,000 pets die each year in fires. To date, Project Breathe has donated more [...]

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Last year Americans spent $45.5 billion on their pets for food, vet care, accessories and other products. That’s billion with a “B” folks! Veterinary care can be one of the largest of those pet expenses and the holiday presents many dangers for our furkids. If an accident happens while your [...]

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Chocolate Toxicity in Our Pets

Chocolate Toxicity in Our Pets

The holiday season means lots of sweets and treats. Animals often have a sweet tooth just like their human counterparts. Unfortunately chocolate is toxic to dogs, cats, ferrets, birds and rats. Kansas State’s Susan Nelson, DVM points out that chocolate contains large amounts of methylxanthines such as Theobromine and caffeine. [...]

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The ABCs of CPR

The ABCs of CPR

The ABCs of CPR are Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. This is a quick overview of CPR to introduce the initial steps to take which must be done in order. If you come upon a pet that is not breathing, after determining that the environment is safe, check the throat for [...]

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