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May 8th Is World Migratory Bird Day

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For all you bird lovers out there, May 8th is World Migratory Bird Day! This celebratory event is the signature program of Environment for the Americas, the only international program that educates and celebrates the migration of almost 350 species of migratory birds. Each year World Migratory Bird Day explores a different aspect of bird … Read More »

Posted In Bird News, Behavior

4 Pet Safety Tips for “Home Alone” Dogs

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As a pet parent, it can be hard to leave your dog at home alone, wondering if something might happen to him while you’re away. Considering Fido is, after all, just an innocent pooch, leaving him home alone can be a recipe for disaster under the right circumstances. Fortunately, there are things you can do … Read More »

How to Tell If Your Bird Is Sick   

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Birds have a knack for hiding signs of weakness or illness, a handy skill they learned in the wild to keep predators from singling them out. Unfortunately, Tweety’s reluctance to let you know she’s under the weather can make it hard for you to know when she needs help. The good news is there are … Read More »

6 Ways To Help Homeless Cats

6 Ways To Help Homeless Cats

Winter is coming up quickly, and the temperatures are starting to drop. At this time of year, many of our feline patients are enjoying snuggling up in cozy beds or on their humans’ laps. Unfortunately, not all cats are that fortunate. If you’re an animal lover and you want to help, read on! A vet … Read More »

How to Introduce Two Dogs

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At some point or another, your dog will almost certainly meet another dog. It might be because you’re adopting a second pup to add to your family, or simply because you’re passing another dog during a walk. But in either case, you’ll want to know how to introduce two dogs properly so that everything goes … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care

Dog Training Mistakes

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January is National Train Your Dog Month! Of course, Fido’s education is important all year long. Training is really what makes the difference between your pooch being a ‘Good dog’ and being, well, a bit unruly. Here, a vet lists some common dog training mistakes. Inconsistency There are many schools of thought when it comes … Read More »

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