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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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FDA RECALL OF CERTAIN MIDWESTERN DOG FOODS, DUE TO POSSIBLE SALMONELLA

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/midwestern-pet-foods-voluntarily-recall-due-possible-salmonella-health-risk#recall-announcement 

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CHINCHILLAS

Chinchillas   Chinchillas can make wonderful companions for both children and adults. Chinchillas are originally native to South America and are medium-sized rodents long valued for their extremely soft and thick fur. Most owners purchase...

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PET PAIN MANAGEMENT

PET PAIN MANAGEMENT Pets can’t tell us when something hurts.  They can be experts at hiding pain. Cats are particularly adept at masking injury and illness because they instinctively hide signs of weakness from potential predators. Too...

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IS A POCKET PET RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A POCKET PET RIGHT FOR YOU?   Do your research before committing to a pocket pet by asking the following questions: What type of housing will the pet require? What will the pet eat? Pocket pets originally come from the wild and many have...

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READING NUTRITION LABELS

READING NUTRITION LABELS Pet food labels are full of information related to the product’s nutrition, ingredients, the life stage of the pet it’s formulated for, and more. A pet food label is regulated under both state and federal...

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GIARDIA IN DOGS

GIARDIA IN DOGS Many animals have the habit of eating and drinking just about anything. For this reason, some pets eventually end up catching an illness. Giardia is a protozoan parasite that pets, mostly dogs, catch from water that is contaminated...

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DOES YOUR CAT HAVE ARTHRITIS?

DOES YOUR CAT HAVE ARTHRITIS? Degenerative joint disease, or feline arthritis, is a lot more common in cats than most owners realize.  Veterinary researchers estimate 45% of all cats and 90% of cats over age 10 are affected by arthritis in...

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SAFETY FOR DOGS IN YOUR BACKYARD

SAFETY FOR DOGS IN YOUR BACKYARD It’s obvious that not every canine is born with wild outdoor instincts. We can only blame ourselves and generations of pet domestication for this, and that’s perfectly fine. We all love our adorable pups...

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DOES YOUR DOG NEED A SWEATER OR JACKET?

DOES YOUR DOG NEED A SWEATER OR JACKET? Some people think dogs in sweaters simply look cute, while some think it is absurd for the descendants of wolves to be dressed in fluffy jackets. Regardless of your stance on the matter, dog jackets and...

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CLEANING YOUR PET'S EARS

CLEANING YOUR PET’S EARS A regular grooming routine is a must for our animal companions.  Grooming your pet regularly allows you to get familiar with his or her body so that should anything out of the ordinary be noticed, you can seek...

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GERIATRIC CAT CARE

Geriatric Cat Care   Cats are living longer lives than ever before, thanks to improved nutrition, veterinary care and educated owners. Aging itself is not a disease – it is simply a stage of life. Increasing age causes a gradual...

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BUNNY CARE BASICS

Bunny Care Basics Before you adopt, did you know? Personality Rabbits are individuals, just like people, cats and dogs. They can be shy, nervous, outgoing, playful, bright, ornery, inquisitive and opinionated. Most do not like to be picked up...

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Important notice for Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care

We regret to notify clients that we will be closed until December 14th. If you have an appointment at Fur and Feathers tomorrow (Wednesday December 2), you will get a call tonight from Nancy to reschedule. If your appointment is from this Thursday...

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DENTAL DISCOUNT

3 MONTHS FOR DENTAL DISCOUNT! DECEMBER 1, 2020-MARCH 1, 2021

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