July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month

National Lost Pet Prevention Month

Warmer weather means more adventures outside and bringing your furry companion along for the trip. However, the downside of letting your pet tag along is the potential of your pet running away or getting loose. Therefore, we have put together a few tips for National Lost Pet Prevention Month.

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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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Halloween Holiday Health Hazards for Animals

                                                                                                                           

From the Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control

                                                                             

With the arrival of the candy-laden and trickster-oriented holiday of Halloween, there are some risks and health hazards that are of concern for animals, particularly pets like dogs and cats.  To avoid unfortunate mishaps and tragedies, keep in mind the following tips:

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Pros and Cons of Pet Microchips and GPS

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Rather than the traditional method of having your pet outfitted with tags on his or her collar, new advances in technology have made it much more practical to find a lost pet. However, these advances come with their typical drawbacks. In this article I am going to cover with you the reasons why it is a great idea to get your pet microchipped or outfitted with a GPS (Global Positioning System) chip on their collar,All Pets Veterinary Medical Center in College Station Texas offers this service for a low price!

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