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Key Vaccinations for Dogs


One very important part of dog ownership is making sure your dog stays up to date on his vaccinations. This is actually required by law in many places, and with good reason. Vaccinations help build your pup’s immune system, protecting him from dangerous and deadly diseases. They also help curb the spread of infectious disease. … Read More »

Heavy rainfall means an increase in Leptospirosis cases


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PETS- keep your pet vaccinated against LEPTOSPIROSIS, which can lead to kidney disease in both dogs and people. Previous veterinary research shows a high increase in incidence of LEPTOSPIROSIS after a hurricane or heavy rainfall. Leptospirosis is a disease that our pets can acquire when they come into contact with the organism, … Read More »

Maintain your pet’s heartworm prevention!


IMPORTANT NEWS FOR YOUR PETS- keep your pet on heartworm prevention every 30 days! There has been research in areas affected by hurricanes where the incidence of heartworm disease greatly increased in pets due to the influx of mosquitos. As you can see, we are currently experiencing a large influx of mosquitos that are very … Read More »

Caring for a Dog With Arthritis


Is your dog slowing down due to old age? Does Fido seem stiff and sore lately? Just like people, dogs often develop certain ailments in their golden years. Arthritis is one of the most common ones. While this painful condition can’t be cured, there are a lot of things you can do to keep your … Read More »

Helping Your Dog Get Through Mosquito Season


Hot weather tends to bring with it a few pet hazards, one of which is outdoor pests. Mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance to us humans—they can bite our canine companions as well! Read on to find out more about the dangers these pests pose and how to keep your four-legged friend safe from … Read More »

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