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  • May 03 2018

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    It’s National Pet Week!

    National Pet Week has been celebrated during the first week of May for over 35 years. It was created to encourage responsible pet ownership, celebrate the human-animal bond, and increase public…

  • Apr 26 2018

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    World Veterinary Day April 28th, 2018

    In April 1863, Professor John Gamgee initiated a meeting of veterinarians and professors of veterinary medicine from all over Europe. This conference attracted 103 veterinary professionals from 10…

  • Apr 19 2018

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    International Guide Dog Day- April 25th

    You have probably seen them around town, in the grocery store, or at the park – the cute puppies with the colored vests identifying them as guide dogs-in-training and asking you not to pet them. Or…

  • Apr 12 2018

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    April 8-14th is National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week!

    What exactly is the job of Animal Care and Control Personnel (also known as Animal Control Officers)? Aren’t they “just dog catchers”? Visions of the dog catcher taking Tramp away to ‘the…

  • Apr 11 2018

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    The Importance of Puppy Socialization

    Bringing home a new puppy is such an exciting, joy-filled time! With a puppy comes a lot of work, but the time and effort that a family puts in during the early weeks of the puppy’s life will pay…

  • Apr 05 2018

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    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

    April is National Heartworm Awareness Month. When it comes to heartworm disease, dogs are probably the first pets that come to mind. Although dogs are the pet most commonly affected by heartworm, cats…

  • Mar 29 2018

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    Tick Awareness

    As spring approaches, we are all happy to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. But, as the temperature warms and the snow begins to melt, ticks become active. Learn about ticks and what you can…