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Fourth of July Fears? We Can Help!

June 25, 2014

The first thing I think about when the Fourth of July comes around is not the exciting BBQs or beautiful fireworks lighting up the sky, it’s my old dog, Chief. Excited is not a word I would use when describing his reaction to the loud noises and bright holiday lights that inevitably last until 3 a.m. in our neighborhood. Let’s just say it was always a loooooooong…  

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Help! My Dog is Having a Seizure!

June 12, 2014

Grand Mal, petite mal, convulsions, prodromal, aura, ictus, postictal and interictal. What do all these terms have in common? They are all descriptive words associated with seizures. Seizures can occur in dogs and cats and are a scary and emotional event for both the pet and the owners. If you have ever witnessed a “full blown” seizure, you will agree it is a very stressful time….  

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PetSmart Charities: Doing Great Things!

May 22, 2014

The 10th annual PetSmart Charities Rescue Waggin’ Summit was held in Indianapolis and I was fortunate enough to attend as a guest speaker. The Summit welcomed shelter teams from May 8-10 to help celebrate the following successes that the Rescue Waggin’ program has achieved throughout the past 10 years: Saving more than 70,000 dogs Providing funding for more than 2 million spay/shelter surgeries Transporting more…  

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