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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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Dealing With the Emotional Effects of Cancer in Your Pets

The word “cancer” is very powerful. It’s almost a taboo word, and can change the tone of a conversation to one of fear and dread, followed by silence. If the term is used by your veterinarian to discuss your beloved pet, it can shake you to your core. The emotional challenges of either having a […]

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