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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Regular wellness exams are vital for ensuring your kitty has a long, happy, and healthy life. August 22nd is National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day, and the perfect opportunity to schedule your cat’s routine preventive care exam.  Contrary to popular belief, even indoor cats are susceptible to disease. Postponing your cat’s wellness check-up […]

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National Check the Chip Day

Microchipping can be a lifesaver for pets, helping to reunite lost or stolen pets with their owners. But the chip is only as good as its registration. To raise awareness about the importance of updating microchip registration information, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) established Check the Chip […]

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Back to School Doggie Blues

The first day of school for Brevard County is quickly approaching.  As you’re busy school shopping and adjusting bed times, don’t forget that this is a major change for your pets too! Pets, especially cats and dogs, experience a sense of change.  Many pets have grown accustomed to extra time and attention with their families […]

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Adopt a Cat Month

June 1 not only kicked off Adopt a Shelter Cat Month—it also marks the height of kitten season, which is the time of year when we see an increase in feline breeding.  You can help celebrate Adopt a Cat Month by adopting, volunteering and/or spreading the message of adoption. There are thousands of adoption events planned […]

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National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 24th – 30th)

The Hurricane season officially begins June 1st in Florida. When you check supplies, prepare for the worst; and when making preliminary evacuation plans, don’t forget your pets. Disaster planning is a necessary precaution when living in Florida, and if a hurricane is heading towards you, and you are not safe in your house, then your […]

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National Kids and Pets Day (April 26th)

April 26th is National Kids and Pets Day! Created in 2005, this day is dedicated to celebrating the magical bond between kids and animals. This day also encourages pet adoption through local animal shelters – with an importance placed on safe interactions between kids and pets. Here are some safety tips between kids and pets: Dogs […]

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The Pet Effect

What is the Pet Effect? There’s something mysterious between us and our pets. It’s more than love and loyalty.  Every year, scientists learn more about the effect pets have on our own physiology. From slowing down our heart rates to preventing heart disease, allergies, and depression The Pet Effect is real. Benefits of Dog may […]

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