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December 2013 Pet Newsletter

With the Holidays Upon Us, It’s Time for Pet Safety Tips Many common pet hazards arise during the holiday season: increased traffic in the house, decorations, holiday food, candy and plants. Please keep an eye out for these hazards. Be careful, and watch for: Food/Candy. All holiday treats are harmful to…...

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November 2013 Newsletter

Talking to Your Pet Many devoted pet owners talk to their pets as a way of communicating and bonding. Dogs and cats love the sound of their owners’ voice, and hearing it, especially in warm conversational tones, is very soothing and comforting. By deliberately talking to our pets as we do whatever…...

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October 2013 Newsletter

Health Issues in Cats Is your cat healthy? Sometimes it’s hard to tell – they are notoriously  good at hiding it when they don’t feel well. Take a look at these symptoms to if any of them apply to your cat: 1. Less active – Cats that don’t feel well are…...

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September 2013 Newsletter

Pet Health Banfield® Pet Hospital, the world’s leading veterinary practice has released its State of Pet Health 2012 Report, revealing that certain chronic diseases in dogs and cats have risen drastically since 2007. The report, compiled by Banfield’s internal research team, Banfield Applied Research and Knowledge (BARK), captured and analyzed…...

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February 2013 Newsletter

Pets and Fresh Water Do you know why some people have to chase their cats and/or dogs away from the toilet bowl or sinks? Well, the fact is that most water bowls quickly harbor dust, bad smells and bacteria that make them unattractive to pets. Cats have a much more…...

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Helping Children Cope with Pet Loss

For many of us, pets are more than loyal companions—they are vital members of our families. And when a beloved pet passes, your child will look to you for answers. The loss of a pet is often a child’s first experience with death; as a parent, it is your first…...

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Choosing a Pet Urn

As you cope with the loss of a pet, it is important to consider how you wish to remember your pet. For owners who choose pet cremation, the selection of the right pet urn is a crucial element of the grieving process. What to Consider When Choosing a Pet Urn …...

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“Helpful & Suportive”

I can’t express how the great people at PAWS, WHISKERS & WAGS make the unbearable, bearable. From our first phone call, our experience with Christine and “Paws, Whiskers & Wags” was incredibly helpful and supportive. She and Frannie were very understanding and sensitive, when we had to have our sweet…...

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“Comforting & Respectful”

When it was time for my 18-year-old kitty to go, the staff at PW&W were extremely comforting and respectful of my pain. They called to let me know the urn I had chosen was too small, and helped me choose another that was the same price. I would never have…...

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