Advocacy

Did YOU Know Our Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic ALSO Fixes Rabbits-Mice and Rats? Oh My!

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Effective 9/1/19 our on-site spay/neuter clinic is NOW offering low cost spay/neuter for : Rabbits – male $225 and female $275 from 4 months – 4 years of age  Why Should I Spay or Neuter My RABBIT? Rats – females $100 and males $75 from 4 months to 1 year of age – Why should I neuter my RAT? Mice – males $75  only 4 months to 1 year of age – we do NOT spay female mice Why Should I Neuter my MICE? In general there are plenty of reasons to spay/neuter your small pets – whether its a mouse/rat or rabbit. … Rabbits…

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Don’t Judge a Dog (or cat) by its Breed: Why Personality Matters More than Looks

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For those of us lucky enough to have a dog close by for most of our lives, the idea that you can’t judge a dog by its breed probably goes without saying. For people new to the dog world though, there is a huge misconception that certain breeds of dogs are bound to behave in a specific, pre-determined way. Placing a stereotype on something we don’t fully understand seems to be a part of human nature that we cannot get rid of. The ease of placing a generalization on a subset, dog breeds in this instance, seems too hard to…

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GREAT INFORMATION ABOUT DECLAWING CATS – SUGGESTIONS – OPTIONS – AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has revised its previous 2015 position statement on declawing to strongly OPPOSE DECLAWING CATS as an elective procedure. Do you really KNOW what is involved with declawing a cat?  Great info for CLAW COUNSELING: Helping cat owners live alongside cats with claws If your not familiar with NAIL CAPS for cats (and even dogs) click here for a list of all sorts of options, brands, sizes, colors and pricing. There are countless options out there these days – From metallic colors, solid, neon, GLOW IN THE DARK to french manicure style…your pet/s can…

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PLEASE SHARE WITH ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO MAY BE USING RETRACTABLE LEASHES.. OR IF YOU ARE USING ONE READ BELOW AND LEARN MORE

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A retractable leash is not so much a leash as it is a length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle. The handles of most retractable leashes are designed to fit comfortably in a human hand. A button on the handle controls how much of the cord is extended. Retractable leashes are popular primarily because they aren’t as confining as regular leashes, allowing dogs more freedom to sniff and poke around on walks. But unfortunately, there are many downsides to this type of leash. 10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash 1. The…

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