Archives: Pet Owners

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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

The Hard Facts About Heartworms April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. While most owners are aware of the importance of protecting their pets from fleas and ticks, many are in the dark about how dangerous this potentially deadly parasite can be. Heartworm disease is a serious illness that can affect both dogs and cats (as well as ferrets), causing severe

Winter is over, and spring is finally here! But while most all of us look forward to longer days, warmer weather and blooming flowers, there’s one aspect of spring that some of us dread — the dawn of allergy season. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, researchers estimate that 50 million people in the United States have