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National Animal Safety and Protection Month

October is National Animal Safety and Prevention Month; a month dedicated to promoting the safe practices of handling and caring for both domestic and wild animals. Animals play an important part in our everyday lives, even if we don't personally have pets. So it's vital to make sure that they are treated kindly and with ... More

Canine Influenza: Pet Owners' Guide

The following was written by the AVMA and we wanted to share it.  Please let. us know if you have any questions. Canine Influenza: Pet Owners' Guide   Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs ... More

Caring for Pets in an Emergency

With everything that is happening in Houston, we wanted to share this article from AAHA about caring for animals in an emergency: Caring for pets during emergencies Nothing says it better than the horror story from Hurricane Floyd: A man was leaving his flooded home when he noticed a neighbor’s dogs swimming in circles around the ... More

Rabies Vaccine

While we share information about rabies, vaccines and dogs & cats, below is some helpful information from the CDC about rabies and humans What is rabies? Rabies is a serious disease. It is caused by a virus. Rabies is mainly a disease of animals. Humans get rabies when they are bitten by infected animals. At first ... More

International Assistance Dog Week

International Assistance Dog Week is August 6-12, 2017. What is it? International Assistance Dog Week was created to recognize all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations What do assistance dogs do? Assistance Dogs transform the lives of their human partners with debilitating physical and mental disabilities by serving as their ... More

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