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Super Smiley’s Top 10 on Pets and Fireworks

June 29, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here with 10 fireworks 4th of July tips for pets! First, know that we dogs love to go with our people, but facts are that our hearing is more sensitive than yours, and we can get over stimulated and frightened by unusual and especially loud things that we don’t understand. War dogs and police dogs have been trained to “understand” the…  

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3 Ways to Help Calm Dogs with Thunderstorm Anxiety

June 11, 2015

It can be heartbreaking to watch: Even before the first clap of thunder, otherwise well-behaved dogs begin to pace, pant, cling to their owners, or hide in the closet. In severe cases, they’ll claw through drywall, chew carpets, or break through windows in their escalating panic. It is unknown why some dogs become afraid of noises such as thunder. The fear can soon become a phobia, which…  

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Top 5 Summertime Threats to Your Pet

May 22, 2015

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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National Dog Bite Prevention Week

May 18, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog, here with the news that May 17-23 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Why do we need a week like that? There are 70 million dogs in the United States, and more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year with children being the most likely to be bitten and severely injured. Even the most trusted dog can bite…  

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