Pet Safety Fourth of July

Fourth of July

Keep Fido & Fluffy Safe This Fourth of July The weeks before and after the Fourth of July are among the busiest at Animal Shelters across the country. Fireworks can be fun for you, but dangerous for your pets.  In addition to the tips below, make sure ID Tags are accurate and easy to read and […]

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Holiday Pet Safety

Summer Plants that are Dangerous for Pets

Many common garden and landscaping plants are hazardous to your dog. Delightful to look at and sniff, if your pet ingests any plants on this list, he may experience vomiting, diarrhea, breathing difficulty, bloody or abnormal urine, hypersalivation, weakness, or something else not normal for him. It is a must for you to call your […]

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How an Emotional Support Animal Can Help Veterans Cope?

If you’re a veteran struggling with mental health issues, you might be wondering if an emotional support animal (ESA) could help. An ESA can provide companionship, love, and support, which can be extremely beneficial for veterans dealing with conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression.   In some cases, an ESA can even […]

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The Heat is On. Keep Pets Safe!

It only takes a short period of time for a pet left in a car to be in a deadly situation!  Pets do not sweat to regulate their body temperatures (normally 100.4°F – 102.5°F).  Dogs pant to exchange cooler outside air with the warm humid air in their lungs while cats do not usually pant […]

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How to Choose the Right Harness for Your Boston Terrier

Walking is one of the best exercises for Boston Terriers. So, here you are looking for a harness that will make it the best experience for both of you. The best harness for your Boston Terrier will make walking or training easier and more fun.    Features to Consider on a Harness for Your Boston […]

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Upset Stomach, Vomiting, Regurgitation, Diarrhea

Flipping through The Pet Safety Bible, I found 115 references that include upset stomach, vomiting, regurgitation or diarrhea as a symptom or side effect of vaccinations, distemper, leptospirosis, parvovirus, panleukopenia, feline urological syndrome, FeLV (Feline Leukemia), giardia, insect repellent and sunscreen, chocolate toxicity, ingestion of plants, vestibular disease, insect/arachnid stings, fur balls, heatstroke, diabetes, hyponatremia […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Safety for Pets

Considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day Weekend seems to bring out the summer swimmers, boaters, barbequers and weekend travelers in many of us.  That means things we haven’t been doing the last several months, will again be new, exciting and could even be dangerous for our pets!  Please supervise, supervise, supervise, and keep […]

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Why Cats Love Salmon Food

There is no denying that you all love your cats, otherwise you would not be taking the time to read our posts and ask questions about them. One frequently asked question, Doc, Cornucopia Pet Foods’ licensed and practicing veterinarian who has been active for over 50 years, has been receiving quite a lot lately, concerns cats and […]

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How to Care for Guppies: 6 Things You Should Know

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/guppy-fish-multicoloured-coloured-2238451/   Fish are relatively easy creatures to care for, making them a great low-maintenance or introductory pet. However, some types of fish are more high-maintenance than others.    Guppies are a fun beginner fish to add to an aquarium setup with bright colors and fan-shaped tails. Here’s how to care for guppies and […]

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Car Sickness is not a Plight that Only Humans Deal With: Here’s What to Do if Your Pet Gets Car Sick

Approximately 48% of dogs experience canine motion sickness, so there’s an almost 50% chance that your pet might suffer while riding in the passenger seat. If your dog is younger, they are more susceptible to this affliction, so knowing how to treat the symptoms from puppyhood is essential. These tips can help your pooch to enjoy car rides rather […]

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When the Bugs Bite

It’s called the food chain.  Dogs and cats prey on smaller creatures, and bees are no exception.  Sometimes however, the pointed end of these insects contacts Fido or Fluffy’s nose and pain ensues!  Typically, pets paw at and remove the insect’s stinger, but should you see one through your pet’s fur coat (or on his […]

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WHY EVERY DAY SHOULD BE CHIP YOUR PET DAY

Santa Clarita, California resident Joyce Culberhouse received a Christmas miracle…a call she had been waiting almost four years to receive!  “We never stopped looking. She is our baby!” she explained after holding her Shih Tzu Shawnee in her arms for the first time in 44 months.  Shawnee was stolen in April 2015 from the Culberhouse’s […]

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