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Beating the Summer Heat

September 2, 2016

Summer is coming to an end, but we probably have some hot weather yet to come. You’ve probably read many articles about the dangers of dogs in hot cars, and…

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Zoonotic Diseases…part 2

July 27, 2016

What kinds of zoonotic diseases can I catch from my cat or dog? Cat scratch disease (bartonellosis) is a bacterial zoonotic disease. It is the most common zoonotic disease spread…

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Zoonotic Diseases, what are those?!

July 20, 2016

             Zoonotic Diseases Pets are a wonderful addition to any family. They share their playful spirits and are the most loyal companions. While giving us endless happiness and company,…

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Fostering Companion Animals Part 2

July 13, 2016

Fostering Companion Animals Part 2 Bringing home a new foster is fun and exciting. It is best to prepare your home prior to bringing home any new companion animal. A…

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Fostering Companion Animals Part 1

June 16, 2016

A Guide to Fostering Companion Animals part 1 According to the ASPCA, an estimated 7.6 million companion animals enter shelters every year. Volunteer foster “parents” are vital to…

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Common Minnesota Ticks

May 3, 2016

  I hate to spoil the warm spring weather, but it’s time to talk about ticks. In Minnesota we tend to think of ticks and tick control as something to…

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Health Benefits of Pets – Part 2!

April 27, 2016

The earliest evidence of pet ownership dates back to about 12,000 years ago; a human skeleton was found in Israel buried with a six month old wolf pup.  While we…

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Allergies – Atopic Dermatitis

April 20, 2016

  Spring is in the air and this can be such a pleasant time for Minnesotans.  We come out of our winter hibernation and are revived by the warmer weather, the…

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Chocolate Toxicity

March 14, 2016

With Valentine’s Day, the first “chocolate holiday” of the year behind us, another is fast approaching: Easter. Since there are many misconceptions about chocolate toxicity in our pets, let’s review…

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