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Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and ticks are two of the most frequent pet care concerns in America. While prevention is the best defense against these parasites, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of fleas and ticks so you […]


Springtime Safety Tips

    Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our thoughts turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Before you embark on seasonal chores or outdoor revelry, take inventory of potential springtime hazards for […]


Cold Weather Safety Tips

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain,sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are […]


Common Dental Problems in Pets

Got Something in Your Teeth? Dental disease is one of the most common diseases diagnosed by veterinarians. Affecting both dogs and cats, it can occur in pets as young as 2-3 years of age. In fact, veterinarians report that the […]


Destructive Chewing

It’s normal for puppies and dogs to chew on objects as they explore the world. Chewing accomplishes a number of things for a dog. For young dogs, it’s a way to relieve pain that might be caused by incoming teeth. […]


7 Tips on Canine Body Language

Know what to look for when handling dogs Dogs communicate with one another and with us using their own elegant, non-verbal language. These tips focus on seven important aspects of a dog’s body: eyes, ears, mouth, tail, sweat and overall […]


Heart Arrow Pet Pourri

“Helping You Protect Your Pet”   February is National Pet Dental Month Save 10% off of all dental cleanings and polishings in February.   Call 509-924-4558 to make your appointment.      Dogs Puppies develop 28 temporary teeth at two […]