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Jul 15

Canine atopic dermatitis is a common allergic skin disease, affecting almost 10% of dogs worldwide. We now have a new effective treatment. read more

Jun 21

Heat stroke is a term commonly used for hyperthermia or elevated body temperature. Generally speaking, if a pet's body temperature exceeds 103°F (39.4°C), it is considered abnormal or hyperthermic. read more

May 13

Spaying and Neutering can help save your pets life. When pets are spayed or neutered they have decreased risk of long term health issues, such as urinary and prostate issues as well as many types of cancer. read more

Apr 27

National Pet Parents day is April 30th! Did you know that 68% of U.S. households, or about 85 million families, own a pet, according to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA)? This is up from 56% of U.S. households in 1988, the first year the survey was conducted read more

Apr 11

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), "A study of more than 7,700 stray animals at animal shelters showed that dogs without microchips were returned to their owners 21.9 percent of the time, whereas microchipped dogs were returned to their owners 52.2 percent of the time. Cats without microchips were reunited with their owners only 1.8 percent of the time, whereas microchipped cats went back home 38.5 percent of the time." read more