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    Reptile Awareness Day

    Oct 16 2019

    Reptiles! Depending on your interests, geckos, bearded dragons, and chameleons may come to mind when hearing the word “reptile.” Or maybe you think of crocodiles, alligators, or caimans! Whatever…

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    Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month

    Oct 10 2019

    October marks Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate the profession and the role that technicians play in veterinary medicine. Also referred to as veterinary nurses, technicians…

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    Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    Oct 03 2019

    Pet Obesity Awareness Day is October 9th – a day that draws attention to, well, a growing problem. While estimates vary, up to 56% of cats in the United States are overweight! The situation isn’t…

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    World Rabies Day

    Sep 26 2019

    With World Rabies Day just around the corner, and several cases of rabies reported in people this summer – yes, in North America – rabies awareness is forefront in the minds of public health…

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    Pain Awareness Month

    Sep 19 2019

    You know when you’ve hurt yourself! Pain zings through your body and maybe you shout out in pain. For a serious injury, a trip to the emergency room (ER) may be in order. You’ll be examined and…

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    Salt Lamps and Your Pet’s Safety

    Sep 12 2019

    The pink glow emitted from Himalayan salt lamps creates a warming serene atmosphere that many believe also cleans the air, improves your mood, and helps you sleep. The salt is sourced from a salt mine…

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    Blue-green Algae Poisoning

    Sep 05 2019

    Blue-green algae, also called cyanobacteria, are bacteria that get their energy through photosynthesis, like plants. As their name implies, they often are a greenish-blue color, but can be blue,…

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    Hurricane Dorian and Your Pets

    Sep 03 2019

    Hurricane Dorian has caused extensive flooding and catastrophic damage in the Bahamas. While a direct hit on Florida is not expected, Hurricane Dorian is expanding and is still expected to cause…