May is National Chip Your Pet Month. According to statistics, one in three pets become lost at some point in their lives, and yours could very well be one of them. Therefore, we have put together a little information on microchipping and how it can beneficial to you and your pet.
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November 17 is National Take a Hike Day! The 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. Hiking with your dogs takes more thought and preparation than simply starting up a trail. Therefore, we have put together essential information on hiking with your dog.
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is National Pet Fire Safety Day. When preparing for unexpected fire emergencies, pets need consideration as well. Therefore, we have put together a few pet fire safety tips.
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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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June is National Pet Preparedness Month! Creating an evacuation plan for your whole family is essential in the case of a natural disaster occurrence. This includes our beloved pets. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to prepare for a natural disaster with a pet.
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Our veterinarians at All Pets use antibiotics to treat infections in dogs. While antibiotics don’t kill viruses, we sometimes prescribe them to treat secondary bacterial infections that can occur when an animal is ill from a viral infection. However, antibiotics can sometimes cause side effects. Therefore, we will discuss the common side effects of antibiotics for dogs and how to avoid them.
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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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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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March is Pet Poison Prevention Month. There are numerous poisonous substances that can be harmful and even fatal to our pets. Therefore, being able to recognize the signs and symptoms that your pet may be in danger is necessary. We have put together some tips on how to protect your pet from poisons items during Pet Poison Prevention Month.
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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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