Cicadas and Your Pet: Are they Dangerous?

  People living in many parts of the United States are bracing themselves: Brood X is coming. These periodical cicadas appear every 17 years. Billions of them will cover parts of Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. They’ll burrow out of the ground sometime in the spring and buzz around us for about six weeks. What does this…

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They Ate What? When Your Pet Swallows a Foreign Object

  Dogs and cats love to eat things that they shouldn’t, and fortunately after doing so, they often vomit them up or pass them in their feces. However, this isn’t always the case. Many dogs and cats come to the ER because they are sick from swallowing something they shouldn’t, and the foreign object has gotten stuck in their stomach or intestines. This may not sound…

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Pet Identification: Increase the Chance of Reuniting with Lost Pets

  According to the American Humane Society, approximately 10 million pets are lost each year in the United States. Most commonly, this occurs when a pet gets out of their collar, off leash, or out of their home, crate, or yard. These situations can occur at any time and to anyone; even the most vigilant pet owners and pet professionals. Fortunately, you can increase…

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