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5 Common 4th of July Pet Hazards

We are so excited for all of the Fourth of July traditions. Backyard barbecues, pool parties, fireworks, and celebrations galore make this day so festive. While we're busy celebrating, our pets may be in danger. Check out the most common Fourth of July...

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Summer Safety Tips for Cats

Summer is for the dogs, right? Wrong! Just because they get to go on beach trips to play in the ocean or hike a trail to the lake doesn’t mean cats don’t want to have some summer fun too.While you and your feline friend enjoy your summer whichever way you...

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4 Household Toxins To Keep Your Pets Away From

When your pet ingests something they should not eat, we'll be there for you. Many of the substances and objects that tempt your pet can have disastrous effects on their insides. We can provide the correct form of poison control to neutralize or remove a...

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Top Tips to Help Your Pet Beat the Summer Heat

Summer can be fun for the whole family, but temperatures are soaring higher than ever and it’s important to take certain measures to keep your pets safe.Keep these tips in mind when your pets go outside for some summertime activities!1. Beware of Hot...

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5 Quick Facts About Ticks & Lyme Disease

According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), Lyme disease is now spreading to areas that were once thought to be low-risk.The best way to combat this rapidly rising threat is to ensure your dog gets the Lyme vaccine and to keep your pets on reputable...

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Symptoms and Treatment for Your Pet’s Allergies

Did you know pet allergic reactions can be just as dangerous as human allergic reactions and can result in death? While most allergies will have minor symptoms, pet allergies can certainly escalate. If you’ve ever suffered from allergies, you know how...

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How To Prepare Your Pets for a Disaster

Scout says, “Emergencies can happen at any time, so it's great to be prepared, and that includes having a plan for your pets!”Having a game plan in the case of a disaster is important no matter where you live, but in North Carolina we have seen many...

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How to Prevent Indoor Cat Stress

Cats who live indoors-only enjoy a variety of health benefits, including a reduced risk of contracting an infectious disease or parasites or suffering from a traumatic injury. But, they also can experience increased levels of stress and anxiety as a result...

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3 Way to Help Your Pet Like the Veterinarian

When it comes to our furry companions—who may not understand where they’re going, why they’re going there, and what’s going to happen when they get there—visiting the veterinarian can be downright scary. Taking steps to reduce your pet’s fear and anxiety...

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