Sun Safety for Your Pets

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Summer is here, and it can be extremely dangerous for pets. Spreading the word on the importance of keeping your animals safe from those harmful UV rays and heat can save lives! Just like humans, dogs and cat’s skin can be extremely sensitive to the sun. Those with a lighter, shorter coat (Labs, Pit bulls,… Read more »

Do you have a barrel-chested dog?

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Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), also known as “bloat,” stomach torsion or “twisted stomach.” Bloat is an extremely serious condition that it most common in large, barrel-chested dogs (Great Danes, Doberman, Boxers, Mastiffs, etc.) and should be considered a life-threatening emergency when it occurs. The gastric dilatation is one part of the condition and torsion is the… Read more »

Does your pet have seasonal allergies?

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There are two different types of allergies: Environmental and pet food allergies. If your pet is itchy or losing hair during spring, summer or fall, than most likely, your pet has seasonal, environmental allergies. If your pet is showing year-round symptoms, they may have food allergies, or may have just been exposed to many allergens… Read more »