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What To Do If You See a Dog In a Hot Car

There’s one simple rule with regard to pets in cars: Never leave them unattended even for “a minute to run into a store.” Stuff happens and you can be delayed. According to the Automobile Association of America, on a hot day (around 80 degrees Fahrenheit), it only takes 10 minutes for the temperature to reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Even at a lower temperature of around 72…  

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Pet Therapy with Veterans

So many times when we go into the senior living facilities, there are many of our veterans as residents and/or visitors. Of course, so many of them had to leave not just their human family members behind when they went off to serve in our military, but their pets also. At one recent visit, Mya and I met the husband of one of the residents…  

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Top 5 Summertime Threats to Your Pet

May 23 is National Heat Awareness day, and with summer and the nicer weather coming just around the corner, I want you to be aware of some of the threats that heat can pose to your pets. They’re all things that I have seen and treated in my 20 years as an emergency vet. 5. Fireworks: Lovely to look at, scary for pets! Make sure pets…  

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How Do I Get Rid of Roundworms in My Cat?

Here at Pet Health Central, if there is one thing that we don’t like, it is parasites. Okay, that’s actually a lot of “things” we don’t like, as parasites include all the heavy hitters in the field: fleas, ticks, chewing lice and intestinal parasites, like roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms. They all pose a threat to your beloved pet friends and, in many cases, they can…  

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