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Summer Health Tips for your Pet

While illness and injury can happen all year round, some problems are more prevalent seasonally. Below are a few items to keep in mind as we enter the summer season.   Too Hot to Trot Walking barefoot across asphalt, concrete or sand on a hot sunny day can be extremely painful. Your pet’s paws are just as sensitive to this heat as your bare feet are. So it is best to avoid these surfaces if possible. This can be done by walking your pet during the cooler morning and evening hours or walking on grass or cooler surfaces.   Keep
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Spring Tips and Potential Hazards

While illness and injury can happen all year round, some problems are more prevalent seasonally. Below are a few items to keep in mind as we enter spring.   Spring (Dental) Cleaning Periodontal disease is the most common disorder that affects cats and dogs. Dental disease can cause much more than just bad breath for your pet; it can cause tooth and gum loss and also lead to heart disease. In case you missed National Pet Dental Health Month, learning more about your pet’s mouth and teeth is important all year round. Speak to one of our staff members today.
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