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Tag Archives: SENTRY

Splashdown! Summer Fun with Your Pets

July 21, 2014

We’ve done summer pet hazards and safety info before, so let’s cheer things up a bit and talk about something more fun…like FUN! Now that you know how to do it safely, let’s go over some summer fun activities that are pet and vet approved. 1. Water, water everywhere! Most dogs, and even a few cats, love water. What better way to cool off on…  

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Freedom from Injury: Pet Safety on the Fourth

July 02, 2014

Ah, the Fourth of July…fireworks, picnics, parades, trips to the veterinary emergency room… Wait! (*record scratching noise*) What was that? Trips to the veterinary emergency room?!? Surely, this is not what the founding fathers had in mind when they threw off the shackles of their imperial oppressors! But, sadly, it is a common holiday ritual for pets all over this great and free land. When…  

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Wait a Tick! How to Safely Remove a Tick

June 23, 2014

It’s summer and summer means ticks. Ticks are gross, and not only are they gross, they are exceptionally gross. And just when you thought they could not possibly get any grosser, they do — sucking up blood, transmitting disease and just generally being the Michael Jordan of grossness. So, what do you do with a tick that has attached itself to one of your beloved pets? The next…  

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Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June 18, 2014

As far as I am concerned, every month should be Adopt A Shelter Cat month. However, June is the month designated on the cat calendar. The premise of this month is to bring awareness to shelter pets, many of which land up in shelters because of the carelessness and selfishness of humans. One of the biggest myths about shelter pets is that there is something…  

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