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Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

on Oct 16, 2016

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky. The ASPCA recommends taking these simple, common sense precautions to keep your pet happy and healthy all the way to November 1. Stash the Treats The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters, not Scruffy or Fluffy. Several popular Halloween treats...

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Symptoms of Food Allergies in Dogs

on Jul 12, 2016

Many dog parents are surprised when their four-legged companions develop food allergies. But, just like in humans, a food allergy occurs when a dog’s immune system mistakenly believes a specific food is harmful. Some symptoms of a food allergy in a dog include: Chronic ear inflammation Itching Paw biting Poor coat quality Obsessive licking Skin rash Hives...

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Summer Heat and Your Dog

on Jul 9, 2016

Now that we are in “the dog days of Summer,”  remember that dogs are vulnerable to heat related illnesses and injuries.  These conditions include heat stroke, sunburn, and foot pad burns. To protect your dog, remember the following: When the temperature is high, avoid hot surfaces like asphalt. Being close to the ground can heat their body quickly and can burn on...

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PuppyUp Strike Out Cancer Bowl-a-Thon Sept. 17th, 2016

on Jul 5, 2016

The PuppyUp Strike Out Cancer Bowl-a-thon fundraiser, hosted by Toki Poki®, is celebrated in loving memory of Toki who passed away from her 10-year-long battle with canine cancer at the age of 15½ on July 30, 2015. Proceeds of the fundraiser will go to The PuppyUp Foundation whose mission is to find the causes of cancers and the common link between pets and people....

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