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Risky Business!

Risky Business!

Online Pet Pharmacies & Over-the-Counter Pet Medicine Sales Professional announcers, paid celebrity endorsements, and slick advertisements offer affordable pet prescriptions at discount prices and, at times, with no prescription required.… Read more

Safety Tips to Avoid Dog Bites

Safety Tips to Avoid Dog Bites

National Dog Bite Prevention Week was observed in April, making this an excellent time to educate parents and children about how to be safe around dogs. But first, I will… Read more

Hot Cars, Hot Pavements, Hot Beaches

Hot Cars, Hot Pavements, Hot Beaches

Late Summer Dangers for Dogs Dogs do not handle heat the same way people do, and they are not built for exercise the same way that people are. People can… Read more

Disaster Preparedness Includes Pets!

Disaster Preparedness Includes Pets!

Hurricane season has arrived, and we have all read about and seen the havoc wreaked by tornadoes across the Southeastern states. It is crucial to be prepared for natural disasters… Read more

Deadly Heat

Deadly Heat

Keeping Pets Safe When Temperatures Soar The summer months are the hottest time of the year in Southwest Florida.  As the temperature rises to extreme levels, most people find comfort… Read more

People Foods That Can Poison Your Pet

People Foods That Can Poison Your Pet

Most pet owners know that chocolate is dangerous for our pets, especially dark chocolate. However, it is equally important for pet owners to be aware of other common "people foods"… Read more

The Dangers of Overindulging Your Pets during the Holidays

The Dangers of Overindulging Your Pets during the Holidays

Thanksgiving is almost here, and nothing is quite as inviting as the aroma of a turkey basting in the oven—and all the fixings that go with it! It also means… Read more

Hidden Holiday Dangers in Your Home

Hidden Holiday Dangers in Your Home

The holiday season is here, and taking a few simple yet essential precautions to protect our furry family members is a good idea. Here’s what you need to know to… Read more

Seasonal Dangers That Can Poison Your Pets!

Seasonal Dangers That Can Poison Your Pets!

Seasonal showers bring plenty of flowers, including new plantings in our gardens, yards and neighborhoods. Unfortunately, many of these beautiful flowers can be poisonous to our pets and other animals.Many… Read more

You Have a New Puppy….Now What?

You Have a New Puppy….Now What?

Here is a sad-but-true (and alarming) fact: The number one cause of euthanasia in pets is not illness or disease—it’s behavioral problems! When pets constantly misbehave, they often end up… Read more

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