Archives: Pet Owners

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An estimated 10 million pets go missing in the United States every year, and one of the best ways to ensure a lost pet gets returned to his owner is by having him microchipped. The process is quick, easy and affordable. Read on for answers to some of the more common questions about microchipping. Why should I microchip my pet?

Humans are expected to get annual exams — everything from routine checkups and bloodwork to teeth cleaning and eye exams. So why shouldn’t our pets do the same? Wellness exams can detect and treat preventable diseases, as well as spot signs of more serious illnesses, which is why it’s crucial to take your dog or cat in for regular exams.

The dogs days of summer are upon us! That means spending time at the lake, frolicking in the sun and, unfortunately, the threat of heat stroke. Pets are especially susceptible to overheating because they can’t sweat like humans do. Instead, they cool themselves by panting, which isn’t the most efficient way to dissipate heat. This increases their risk for overheating