November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death for dogs and cats in the U.S. Not only does cancer take a heavy emotional and financial toll on pet owners, but all too often, the prognosis isn’t good. Therefore, we will discuss pet cancer, signs of cancer in pets, prevention, treatment options and how to show your support during National Pet Cancer Awareness Month.

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Breed Highlight: Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a breed that loves life. In addition to being happy and affectionate, he’s a working dog but not a guard dog. The dense coat makes this breed great for cold climates. However, they can thrive in warmer climates as well. We will discuss this breed to help you determine if it is the best fit for you and your family.

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Human Medicine vs. Pet Medicine: What Human Medicines Are Dangerous to Pets?

What Human Medicines Are Dangerous to Pets?

Animal health and human health are inextricably connected. When your pet has a medical condition, All Pets may prescribe one or more medications to manage, treat or cure the problem. While there are some veterinary-specific drugs, many of the drugs in veterinary medicine are the similar to human medicine. We will discuss human medicine vs. pet medicine. In addition, we will answer the common question, “What human medicines are dangerous to pets?”

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The Distemper Parvo Vaccine for Dogs

Distemper Parvo Vaccine for Dogs

A key part of being a pet owner is vaccinations. Vaccines prevent your dog from contracting serious diseases and other issues that may otherwise cut their lives short. The Distemper Parvo vaccine for dogs is essential because it contains preventatives for some of these serious illnesses.

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Breed Highlight: Poodle

Poodle

The poodle breed is elegant, proud and clever. Poodles are impressive dogs, as the many best-in-show winners from this dog breed can attest. However, behind this show winner breed, you will discover an affectionate family dog with an ancient history and many talents. Therefore, we will discuss this breed to help you determine if it is the best fit for you and your family.

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World Rabies Day: The Importance of the Rabies Vaccine for Dogs and Cats

importance of the rabies vaccine

World Rabies Day takes place each year on September 28. This day is to help raise awareness on the importance of the rabies vaccine for both dogs and cats. Rabies is a fatal disease without treatment. This virus is transmitted through saliva (typically bite wound or scratch) from an infected animal to another animal or human. We will discuss the rabies vaccination and the importance of getting your pet vaccinated.

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Breed Highlight: German Shepherd

German Shepherd

German Shepherds are fierce but friendly dogs that have a calm confidence that may seem kind of aloof. However, when in need, a German Shepherd is instantly ready to protect, play a game or perform a task — in some cases as a guard dog, police dog, herder or seeing eye dog. Therefore, we will discuss this breed to help you determine if it is the best fit for you and your family.

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National Check the Chip Day

National Check the Chip Day

August 15 National Check the Chip Day. Statistics show that approximately 10 million dogs and cats find themselves lost each year. Many companion animals now have happy reunions with those they love thanks to microchipping. However, the implant can only be of help if the information it contains is current. As a remind to get your canine or feline companion microchipped and to keep the data up-to-date, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have teamed up to create National Check the Chip Day.

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