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Keep Your Dog Away From These Foods This Holiday Season

November 20th, 2021

Veterinary clinics around the country brace for the influx of patients the weekend following Thanksgiving due to many dogs having an abundance of high-fat foods during holiday meals. While foods like gravy, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie seem like harmless holiday delicacies to share with your dog, they can contain large amounts of fat. These […]

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Wild Horse and Burro Population Management Control

September 9th, 2021

August 26, 2021 What Is the Best Solution? Controversial roundups of wild horses and burros are underway in parts of the United States. In 1971, Congress sought to protect these sentient creatures through the passage of the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, stating they “are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit […]

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Tips to Make Your Cat’s Next Trip to the Vet Less Stressful

August 13th, 2021

August 22nd is Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, a day which serves as a great reminder to cat owners everywhere to make sure their furry family members are up-to-date on their vaccinations and have had their annual check-ups. That yearly car ride to the vet, though, can be very nerve-racking for a cat who […]

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Protect Your Dog from Ticks

June 22nd, 2021

Ticks that carry Lyme Disease (mainly deer ticks) are prevalent in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and surrounding counties, especially between the months of March–September.  Any time you walk your dog through tall grass or wooded/marshy areas, it is a good idea to check them for ticks. If they spend a lot of time outside […]

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Warm Weather Reminders

May 14th, 2021

Summer is just around the corner, and with summer heat comes extra responsibility for animal lovers like us. Sadly, hundreds of animals die in hot cars every year while waiting for their owners to return from the supermarket, the post office, or the shopping mall. While running a short errand may seem harmless to us, a ten- […]

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