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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 Ferret Day

Today’s blog is about an animal that truly is the clown of the exotic mammal world. They are noble, smart, fearless, loving, and ever so slinky…The ferret. Ferrets can be great pets and make wonderful, furry additions to our families. Our job at AMC is to make sure they are healthy companions for as many […]

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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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Squirrel Appreciation Day is Tomorrow!

Squirrels get lots of attention from humans, but not always much appreciation. We tend to dwell on the stolen birdseed or the occupied attics, but squirrels have a long, mostly harmless — and often entertaining — history of living in our midst. That’s the focus of Squirrel Appreciation Day, founded in 2001 by North Carolina […]

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Pet Fire Safety Day

To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, the American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services launched the inaugural “National Pet Fire Safety Day” In 2010. This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to […]

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National Hurricane Preparedness Week (24th-30th)

How to prepare your pets for a hurricane Hurricanes are a scary threat to anyone who lives near the coast. Follow these tips before and during a storm to keep your pet safe. Before the storm, find out which evacuation shelters allow pets. Many pet owners complain that they were turned away from evacuating shelters […]

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National Ferret Day

Happy National Ferret Day! In honor of the holiday, brush up on your knowledge about one of our most favorite (and longest) pets. Ferrets have been domesticated for quite a while. They are related to polecats.  Ferrets are the domesticated subspecies of European polecats. When threatened, ferrets will dance. In the wild, ferrets perform a […]

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