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FUR AND FEATHERS CLIENTS: NEW CDC GUIDELINES FOR CONTAINING INFECTIOUS DISEASES

As per new CDC guidelines for containing infectious diseases, Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care announces new guidelines for clients. 1.    If you feel ill, please stay home. Reschedule your pet’s appointment or have a non-ill...

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CANINE DNA TESTING

CANINE DNA TESTING These days, an increasing number of pet owners are using dog DNA tests to help diagnose existing symptoms. It’s a tempting idea.  Just take a swab from your dog’s cheek and send it to a lab, and a few...

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WALKING YOUR DOG

WALKING YOUR DOG   Walking the dog can be a super stressful experience for many owners who have perhaps just adopted a dog or never got around to training them to have good leash skills. Getting your dog to listen to commands and be a...

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CANINE PARVOVIRUS

CANINE PARVOVIRUS Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs.  Unvaccinated dogs and puppies younger than four months old are the most at risk. The virus is spread by direct dog-to-dog contact and contact with...

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BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL     Back to school is different than usual this year. But whether kids are going back to classes or doing distance learning from home, schedule changes can be stressful for dogs. Stock up on toys and fill them with...

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CANINE PERSONALITY CHANGE

CANINE PERSONALITY CHANGE   When dog-parents spend extra time scratching their dogs' bellies, take their dogs out for long walks and games of fetch, or even when they feel constant frustration over their dogs' naughty chewing habits,...

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DOG ALLERGIES

Dog Allergies   Allergies in dogs can be triggered by numerous conditions and events, such as the changing seasons, snacks, or contact with certain outside elements. They can cause irritations that force a dog to return to the vet’s...

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CHINCHILLAS

CHINCHILLAS   Chinchillas are rodents native to South America.  They are active and playful and, most, can become tame and bond with their owners. Don't expect them to like being held and cuddled like dogs and cats. They usually...

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SUGAR GLIDERS

SUGAR GLIDERS   Sugar Gliders are small marsupials in the same general family as a Kangaroo or Koala Bear. They are originally from the rainforests of Australia and Indonesia, and have been domestically bred as household pets in the United...

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FIREWORKS SAFETY

FIREWORKS SAFETY If you have a dog scared of loud noises, firwworks and dogs probably don’t mix well. Before the fireworks start, make sure you take your dog out to do its business. The last thing you want is accidents happening in the...

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RABBIT HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE

STATE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS CASE OF RABBIT HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE VIRUS 2 IN NEW YORK   Reminds Rabbit Owners to Practice Proper Health and Sanitary Measures to Prevent Disease   The New York State Department of Agriculture and...

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TUFFY PET FOOD RECALL

Tuffy Pet Foods Pure Vita Salmon Entrée Recall October 11, 2021 – Tuffy's Pet Foods is issuing a voluntary recall of approximately 1,600 cases of Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food in a Tetrapak carton following notification from the...

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ATTN: FDA WARNING LETTER REGARDING CONTAMINATED PET FOOD

FDA In Brief: FDA Issues a Corporate-Wide Warning Letter to Company Associated with Contaminated Pet Food, Hundreds of Adverse Events   For Immediate Release: August 17, 2021 The following quote is attributed to Steven M. Solomon, M.P.H.,...

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FROMM RECALL

Fromm Shredded can Entrée Dog Food Recall MEQUON, WI, (OCTOBER 1, 2021) - FROMM FAMILY FOODS is issuing a voluntary recall of approximately 5,500 cases of Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food due to potentially elevated levels of...

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PETTING THERAPY DOGS

PETTING THERAPY DOGS For college students under pressure, a dog may be the best stress fighter around. Programs exclusively focused on petting therapy dogs improved stressed-out students' thinking and planning skills more effectively than...

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FDA WARNING!

FDA In Brief: FDA Issues a Corporate-Wide Warning Letter to Company Associated with Contaminated Pet Food, Hundreds of Adverse Events   For Immediate Release: August 17, 2021 The following quote is attributed to Steven M. Solomon, M.P.H.,...

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RECALL!

Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company® Voluntarily Recalls Simply Nourish Brand Frozen Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D Summary Company Announcement Date: August 13, 2021 FDA Publish Date: August 13, 2021 Product Type: Animal...

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KEEP YOUR PET HYDRATED

Keep Your Pet Hydrated   The temperatures have continued to rise over the years, some temperatures have shown to skyrocket into the triple digits, which means we should all be drinking more water. Since the weather is unpredictable and it...

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SUNSCREEN FOR YOUR PETS

SUNSCREEN FOR YOUR PETS   Getting outside with your dog has many health benefits for you and your pet including fresh air, environmental enrichment, and physical activity. There may be certain risks to consider for your furry family member....

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TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH YOUR PETS

Tips for Traveling With Your Pets   Keep pet travel essentials in your vehicle. A good must-have list includes a water bowl, bottled water, extra leash and collar with identification tags, poop bags, an old towel, pre-moistened wipes, a basic...

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