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    Summer Thunder Storms Scare Dogs

    Jun 22 2012

    We may welcome summer thunder storms as they water our gardens, but our dogs may hate them. Many dogs suffer from thunder phobia or storm fright. Some dogs become very agitated during a storm and so…

  • Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    Jun 01 2012

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

  • Tick Prevention

    Jun 01 2012

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…

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    Summer Obedience Classes

    May 22 2012

    Summer may mean that the kids are out of school, but it may be a good time to have the puppies go to class! Larry Benoit teaches dog obedience classes at The Animal Center. Call him to schedule your…

  • New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

    Apr 30 2012

    Some cases of kidney disease in cats may have a viral origin

  • Dog Returns from the (Presumed) Dead

    Apr 30 2012

    From Wichita, KS, comes a story of many brave firefighters, one scared owner, and a terrified dog. John Huy, a retired aviation engineer, was walking his 100-pound pit bull/Labrador mix,Taz, in the…

  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    Apr 01 2012

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…