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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day – October 11th

Chloe is a10.5year old Miniature Dachshund who is loved and cared for by Elizabeth VanHamel. Chloe hasn’t always lived with Elizabeth, but it seems they were destined to be together, it took eight years for them to find each other. Chloe lived with a sweet elderly lady, whom loved Chloe dearly. Eventually, caring for Chloe […]

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Cancer Awareness Month

We are designating October as Pet Cancer Awareness month, with the goal of educating pet owners about the detection and treatment of cancer in pets.  All pets, regardless of size and breed, are at risk for developing cancer. However, there are certain breeds of dogs that have higher instances of the disease than others. Certain […]

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National Dog Day

Every year, August 26th is designated National Dog Day. Celebrating National Dog Day can be as easy as giving your four-legged friend a big hug and kiss! But for those who want to take their love and appreciation to another level, we have a list of ways you can celebrate: Adopt a dog at your […]

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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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A Healthy Pet is a Happy Pet

When your family includes a four-legged loved one, you vow to love them unconditionally, in sickness and in health—hoping for much more health than sickness. Keep your furry friend as healthy as can be with this go-to guide to animal wellness. Calling the Shots Vaccinations are an important step in protecting your pets from common […]

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Adolescent Puppy Behavior

The prime purpose of puppy husbandry is to produce a friendly, confident, and obedient pup, so that you can face the behavior and training challenges of your dog’s adolescence, and your dog can deal with the immense social upheaval that dogs, especially males, face as they navigate adolescence. It is much easier to approach doggy adolescence with an […]

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Medical Issues or Poor Training?

Dogs can’t tell us what they’re feeling, so it can be difficult to determine the right course of action when it comes to resolving bad behavior problems. How do you know if you should take your pet to a trainer — or if you should go straight to your vet? There’s a growing trend of veterinarians and trainers […]

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