Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Barking dogs get people thrown out of apartments and can cause neighbors to take measures to eliminate the noise. But people should realize all dogs make some kind of noise, whether it’s a howl or a grumble. But there are some dog breeds that are less noisy than others. They have been called ‘bark-less’ or ‘quiet’ dog breeds. Can you guess what they are?

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Did you know that the common name FIDO comes from the Latin ‘faithful’ or ‘fidelity’? Who is your favorite TV Fido?

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

Lyme disease, a bacterial infection spread by deer ticks, is becoming a major threat to dogs, during the warmer months. It’s very important to vaccinate dogs for Lyme disease. It’s easier to prevent Lyme disease than to treat it. Have you gotten your pets vaccinated for Lyme disease?

Monday, April 18, 2011

This is National Pet I.D. Week!

The weather is getting warmer and our pets are enjoying the outdoors longer as the urge to explore new territories grab their attention. As they wander further and further away from home they may be unable to find their way back. The microchip contains all your pets’ information and is a great way to easily identify pets and get them home safe.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

April is the American Red Cross's National Pet First Aid Awareness Month!

April is the American Red Cross's National Pet First Aid Awareness Month! Do you know proper pet first aid techniques? 
Prevention is the key to keeping your pet heartworm free! The American Heartworm Society recommends yearly screenings and year-round heartworm prevention with a once-monthly medication for dogs and cats. 
Click here for more information on how to better protect your pet against parasites this spring season.

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month and we are encouraging people to Go Orange for Animals! The color that symbolizes prevention of animal cruelty is orange, so Dr. Amber encourages you to show your support and Go Orange in April. 
Click here to learn more about how you can show your support against animal cruelty this month!