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    July 4th – People Have Fun – Pets Have Fears

    Jun 30 2017

    The 4th of July can be very stressful for many pets. Some become so terrorized by the loud noises and the fireworks they panic and run away from home.  In…

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    New Faces-New Places: An Education in Socialization

    Feb 28 2017

    “We just can’t take you anywhere!” Have you ever said this to that friend who always does the wrong thing, is out of control, doesn’t fit in and messes up…

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    Why Foxy Woke Up With a Tilted Head

    Jan 11 2017

    Foxy was perfectly fine when I put her to bed the night before, but when I went to get her the next morning, she could barely walk, and kept stumbling…

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    How Did the Dog Get to the Turkey?

    Nov 21 2016

    One day, just after Thanksgiving, I arrived at the clinic in time to witness two technicians trying to get a 40-pound dachshund to throw up. “Boy that’s the biggest, fattest…

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    Aug 16 2016

    A dog’s sense of smell is about 1,000 to 10,000,000 times more sensitive than a human’s (depending on the breed). While you have about 5 million scent glands, a dog,…

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    If You Lose Your Pet Will He Lose His Life?

    Aug 02 2016

     Don’t Skip the Chip. You do everything for your pet to be happy and healthy at home  get the right food  keep up with their vaccinations  provide a soft bed…

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    Who’s Your Favorite Snake?

    Jul 18 2016

    These 6 contestants were collected in the San Tan Valley and Superstition Mountain area. In honor of World Snake Day, vote for your favorite on our Facebook page. A. “Go-fer…

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    Is Your Pet a Pyromaniac?

    Jul 15 2016

      Well, maybe not intentionally, but almost 1,000 household fires are caused by pets each year. How does this happen? Take a walk through your home and consider all the…

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    The Bengal- Looks Like a Wild Cat Acts Like a Pussycat

    Jul 11 2016

    The Bengal is a strikingly beautiful and unique house cat, whose sleek, muscular body and spotted coat evoke visions of a leopard ancestor, but its temperament is completely domesticated The…

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    Jun 21 2016

     Looking to adopt a cat this month?   1. Check state shelters and rescue groups.  Pinal County Animal Control is a great place to adopt a cat or kitten. 2. Consider…