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October Holidays!

Adopt-A-Dog Month®. By American Humane Association. Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month. By ASPCA. National Animal Safety and Protection Month. National Pet Wellness Month. National Pit Bull Awareness Month. 1st Week of October. National Walk Your Dog Week. 1st Full Week of October. Animal Welfare Week. Oct. 1: National Fire Pup Day. Oct. 1: National Black Dog Day. Oct. 4: World Animal Day. Oct. 9: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Oct. 13-19: National Veterinary Technician Week. Sponsored b...

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Microchipping Your Pet:

Why is microchipping pets so important? Microchipping greatly increases the chance your pet will be found if he gets lost. Unlike collars with tags, microchips can’t fall off, break, or be removed, so they’re a permanent form of identification. And they usually last a lifetime. What is a pet microchip? A pet microchip is a small electronic device, about the size of a grain of rice. It’s inserted under the loose skin between your pet’s shoulder blades, a process that is quick and painl...

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4 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool For the Summer!

The sun is out, which means pets are out and about, too! Summertime isn’t just perfect for playing fetch at the dog park, though. It also brings plenty of potential dangers that require vigilance and awareness from pet parents. Here are a few key safety tips to share with customers this season: 1. Keep pets hydrated. All that fun in the sun can quickly leave pets dehydrated. Ensure animals have access to fresh, clean water at all times, especially when it’s hot or humid outside....

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