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Heartworm Prevention In Dogs

Heartworm Prevention In Dogs

Heartworm disease in dogs is life changing and eventually deadly, yet easily prevented with monthly medication.

This information is provided to help temporary home providers understand why we treat our dogs the way we do.  It is not intended as medical advice.

New Names For Dogs - How To Teach

New Names For Dogs - How To Teach

It is relatively easy to teach a dog her new name.

  1. Choose your dog's name
  2. Get some good treats (such as our dehydrated beef liver)
  3. Say the dog's new name, and as soon as the dog responds, give the dog a treat

Keep doing this in different formats.  Say the dog's name from across the room, and when she comes to you, give her a treat.

Skip The Heartworm Test - SNAP 4DX Instead

Skip The Heartworm Test - SNAP 4DX Instead

Spring is the time of year many responsible dog owners get their dogs tested for heartworm.

Adoption Fee - Our Costs & Expenses

Adoption Fee - Our Costs & Expenses

Our adoption fee is $75 for cats and dogs.

Costs & Expenses

When we take in a pet, we generally know very little about the pet.  We generally intake stray pets and other pets with no known background.

Prior to adoption, all dogs and cats are:

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance

Pet health insurance in the United States works by reimbursing pet owners partial cost of treatment.  There are not yet HMOs or network restrictions for pet insurance.  Banfield does have some sort of unlimited use program but Banfield is very limited in the treatment it provides and this is not insurance.

Fruits and Vegetables For Pets

Fruits and Vegetables For Pets

In human nutrition, there is a phrase about eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables, across the color wheel.

There are 5 main colors of fruits and vegetables:

DogAware.com - Canine Health and Nutrition - Best Source

DogAware.com - Canine Health and Nutrition - Best Source

If you have a dog with health or nutrition problems, or simply have questions and want to prevent problems, a great place to start for factual information is DogAware.com  Unfortunately, I have found no similar resource for cats.

Seat Belts For Pets

Seat Belts For Pets

Most family pets should be restrained whenever they are outside the home.  A well trained working dog may be the only exception.  Restraint usually means a fence or leash.

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