Heat Stroke in Dogs

With the warm weather comes the increased risk of heat stroke (hyperthermia) in our pets. While we all enjoy having our dog join us when playing outside or taking a car ride, dogs cannot eliminate heat as effectively as we can and they can become overheated very quickly. Once the body temperature rises to 105…

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Firework Safety

It’s firework season! Between the 4th of July, fairs and festivals, and maybe just some rowdy neighbors, there are sure to be plenty of loud and bright displays in the coming weeks and months. Unfortunately, while fireworks may be fun for us, our canine companions may not always agree. Fear of noise is a fairly…

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Blocked or Not Blocked? That is the question….

Is your male cat making frequent trips to the box with no results? Maybe he is agitated, lethargic and vocalizing more than usual, these are some of the signs you may see if your cat has a urethral obstruction. Some other signs are a large and hard bladder, blood in the urine, increased odor of…

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