Animal Advocacy

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Generally people say: “if it is too cold for you, it’s too cold for the dog”. But, just like people, pets’ cold tolerance can vary from pet to pet based on their coat, body fat stores, activity level, and health. Just because your dog does not want to go out doesn’t mea...  read more...

Published: Tuesday 03 January, 2023

Ask friends, family, and co-workers, but be sure to ask them why they see this particular veterinarian. Pet owners often take their pets to a certain clinic just because they always have and always will, or because the veterinarian is a long-time family friend. This doesn't make ...  read more...

Published: Wednesday 16 November, 2022

Every year, hundreds of pets die from heat exhaustion because they are left in parked vehicles. The temperature inside your vehicle can rise almost 20 F in just 10 minutes. In 20 minutes, it can rise almost 30 F...and the longer you wait, the higher it goes.  read more...

Published: Wednesday 06 July, 2022

Do dogs get cold? Dogs do have fur coats, but it is of no help during a bitter cold. They are just as sensitive as people to a drop in the temperature. If the outside temperature falls below 50 ºF  read more...

Published: Thursday 03 February, 2022

Pet insurance is common in many European countries. However, it remains rare in the U.S. There are about 130 million pet cats and dogs in the United States, but only a handful of pet owners (fewer than 300,000) take advantage of these policies. Pet insurance has been around for a...  read more...

Published: Thursday 29 January, 2015
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