Posts from March, 2016

New Puppy 101: Puppy-Proofing Your Life

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So you got a new puppy…

You saw him at the animal shelter or online or in the newspaper or in front of your local Walmart—and you couldn’t resist bringing that new puppy home with you. He was adorable. There was no way to walk away without him. I understand. I, too, brought home a new puppy recently. With their cute, smooshy faces and their floppy-woppy ears and the puppy breath  (oh, help us all—THE PUPPY BREATH!), most of us will, at some point, end up bringing home a new puppy. Continue…

I Think My Pet Has Been Poisoned

poisonedEvery year thousands of pets are poisoned by accidental ingestion of household poisons.  March 20-26, 2016 is National Pet Poison Prevention Week.  Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss a general overview of pet poisoning so that you can be prepared. Continue…

Relay For Life: Why Do We Relay?

Relay for LifeWritten by Stacey Frazier

Why do you Relay? Every year we are asked that question, and every year we struggle to find a response that adequately answers it. There are so many answers- but at the heart of the matter, there is only one that makes sense. We participate in  Relay for Life because we can. We can when so many others cannot. Continue…

Disaster Planning For Your Pet

disaster planningTornadoes, wildfires, flash flooding and earthquakes are all natural disasters that occur on a frequent basis here in the United States.  Since March is Disaster Preparedness Month, Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss disaster planning for your pet. Continue…

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