All Pets Veterinary Medical Center Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Pet from Mosquitoes this Summer

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Getting outside is a great way to stay healthy and have fun with your furry friends. The summer time is perfect for swimming, hiking or a Frisbee game at the park but itchy mosquito bites can be a real summer bummer. Even worse, there are some diseases that these blood-feeding insects can spread. There are many things that can be  done to help protect your dogs and cats from mosquitoes which All Pets Veterinary Medical Center will discuss.

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Summer Outdoor Safety for Dogs – All Pets Veterinary Medical Center Provides Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

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Summer is finally here! This means sun, fun and outdoor activities, many of which can be shared with your dog. However, longer daytime hours and warmer temperatures bring hazards with them. Be cautious of those summer hazards so that you can enjoy a carefree and safe summer with your best friend! All Pets Veterinary Medical Center has compiled a list of tips to help you keep your dog safe when outdoors this summer.

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Easter Safety Tips for Your Pets


Easter is a joyous time celebrated by many. There’s a lot of planning that goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But have you remembered to plan for you pets as well?

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Beautiful Texas Hiking Weather: What to Know About Hiking with Your Dog

Dog HikingThe majority of dogs, regardless of size, make great companions on a hike—if they are physically fit for the level of hiking that you plan to do, if they are obedient, if they are socialized among people and other dogs, and if the weather is not too hot. These are important ifs to keep in mind. Simply put, hiking with dogs takes more thought and preparation than simply starting up a trail. If you are considering taking your four-legged friend on a hike, here are a few things to keep in mind that will keep you, your dog and other hikers happier and the environment healthier, starting with determining whether you should even put your dog in the car.

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Human Medicine vs. Pet Medicine

Medication - Over the Counter - otcAnimal health and human health are inextricably connected. So much so, that initiatives to unite human and veterinary medicine which have existed for centuries. This article will discuss the differences between human medicine and pet medicine, as well as what medicines are safe and not safe for pets.

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Trimming Your Dog’s Nails Safely

Nail TrimmingMany dog owners avoid nail trimming because they are afraid of “quicking’ the dog, or that the dog fusses and creates bad feelings around the procedure. Nail cutting can become an event surrounded by angst and drama. Unless your pup is an active outdoors dog, nail trimming on a regular basis is necessary. While high mileage wears nails down naturally, among city and suburban dogs who are lucky to get a mile or two walk daily, excessively long nails are more common than not.

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on the Fourth of July

presidential candidate articleThe Fourth of July is one of the most celebrated holidays of our nation, filled with fun backyard activities, barbecue dining and booming fireworks lighting up the sky. This Independence Day be sure to take proper safety precautions to ensure that your dog or cat is protected from the potential hazards.

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How to Protect Your Dog’s Paws in the Summer

Protect Dogs PawsMany dog owners take their furry friends on walks to enjoy the warm summer weather with them, but often times they forget about one important detail: hot pavement can and will burn a dog’s paws. While it can be tempting to bring your dog everywhere you go, it can cause serious harm to your beloved pet if you are not careful. Keep in mind that if asphalt and cement can get hot enough to cook an egg during the summer or it feels way too hot for you to leave your hands comfortably on the ground for at least 10 seconds, it can result in nasty burns on your dog’s paw pads, especially if your have a new puppy with tender young paws. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can protect your dog from getting burned this summer.

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Traveling with Pets in the Car Over the Holidays

file000267016039The number of people traveling with their pets, especially during the holidays, is growing. As a result, the number of options available for pets on the road is growing too. Whether it be rooming with family or friends, or staying in a hotel room, the time has never been better to pack up your pet and go.

However, traveling with your pet can off some challenges, but nearly all can be beat with common sense and creativity. Here’s what you need to know when you’re traveling with a pet in the car over the holidays.

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