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Summer First-Aid for Pets

14 Apr

With summer just around the corner, here are some first aid tips for you and Fido. Heatstroke: If you cannot immediately get your pet to a veterinarian, move it to a shaded area and out of direct sunlight. Place a cool or cold, wet towel around its neck...

Spring and Lily Toxicity

13 Apr

Spring is coming! And with it often comes an influx of springtime flowers. These flowers, although beautiful, can sometimes be harmful to our pets. The most common springtime flower to cause concern for pet owners is lilies.There are two types of lilies: true and benign....

Dogs and Cats Also Suffer From Allergies

07 Mar

Spring is quickly approaching and many of us will suffer from allergies. Dogs and cats also suffer from allergies. Allergies are due to the immune system reacting abnormally to a substance, called an allergen. The main symptoms of allergies include itching and recurrent skin infections....

Helping Pets Stay Warm and Safe in the Winter

15 Feb

Winters can vary in New England. Some years, temperatures are mild and it rains often, while others present mounds of snow and bitter, cold winds. Like people, pets can be sensitive to the temperatures outside. Pets’ needs are similar to ours in wintertime. Keep them...