Raw Diets….good or bad?

by Heather on July 23, 2014

 

Sad dog and raw egg

Photo Courtesy of: http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/ss/slideshow-foods-your-dog-should-never-eat

 

There has been questioning rather or not feeding a raw diet to our pets is beneficial. In actuality, feeding a raw diet to our pets can increase the potential of health concerns for both the hands of the feeder and the pet. It is important for pet owners to read the information on the following link regarding feeding raw diets………

http://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/food-and-nutrition-news-316/raw-food-pets-689336.html

Truth Regarding Ice Water For Dogs

by Heather on July 9, 2014

There has been recent speculation about whether to give ice water to dogs, the following article addresses the issue completely…. http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/truth-ice-water-dogs/story?id=24231633

 

courtesy: getty images

 

 

 

HOLIDAY HOURS

by Heather on July 1, 2014

WE WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY JULY 4TH 2014 AND SATURDAY JULY 5TH 2014 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY. WE WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY JULY 7TH AT OUR NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. PLEASE REFER TO OUR EMERGENCIES PAGE IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR PET DURING THIS TIME.  WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS!

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!

COURTESY: www.elcivics.com

Summer is here!  It is important to remember that pets should not be allowed to stay in vehicles during this time. Temperatures do not have to be very high outside to become excruciating inside vehicles. There have already been pets found suffering inside very hot cars this year. Animals can suffer dehydration, brain damage as well as other injuries from heat. We are asking for all pet owners to be aware of the danger of leaving pets in their vehicles. Below is a chart to refer to………….

courtesy: petswithoutpartners/healingspringsanimalhospital

Rattlesnakes and The Vaccine: Get The Facts

May 26, 2014

There have been many sightings and even bites from snakes recently. Some of the most dangerous snakes are Rattlesnakes and Coral Snakes. While Coral Snakes have teeth that have to chew to release their venom, they are one of the most poisonous and popular snakes in the area. Rattlesnake bites can also be very fatal and [...]

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DEATHS LINKED TO JERKY TREATS

May 19, 2014

There have been some issues with various brands of jerky treats for dogs that have been involved in an ongoing investigation by the FDA and other officials. Below you will find a link to a news report on these treats……..http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/25545565/fda-over-1000-dog-deaths-linked-to-toxic-jerky-treats    

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Do You Need Pet Insurance?

April 5, 2014

                            Some of the most costly and necessary procedures can cause concern when it comes to the pocket book of pet owners. An owner may be presented with a diagnosis that there pet is in need of treatment that could mean life [...]

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