• Care…

    • Routine vet visits are important to your pet’s health and longevity.
    • Keep your pups and kitties current on vaccinations.
    • Feed a healthy, well-balanced diet
    • Have clean fresh water available at all times!
  • Microchip…

    • While we all think it will never happen to us, the truth is, pets take themselves on unplanned ‘walks’ when we least expect it.
    • Being microchipped is only effective if your microchip information is kept up to date! Check your registration to validate your information as well as updated pet details.
  • Weather…

    • Plan ahead to make sure your pet is kept comfortable. Extreme heat/cold can be detrimental to your animal’s health.
    • Remember if the ground is too hot or cold for your bare feet, consider how your pet’s paws will handle the surface.
    • Do not leave your pet unattended in vehicles.
  • Environmental Awareness…

    • Make sure your animals are kept away from potentially dangerous situations.
      • Antifreeze: Be aware of any antifreeze/coolant leaks or spills.  The sweet smell is attractive to animals yet toxic to cats and dogs.
      • Foods to Avoid sharing with your pets:
        • Alcoholsimilar effects to people, smaller the dog greater the risk for serious effects
        • Avocadoseeds can cause intestinal obstruction, leaves/seed/bark can cause vomiting or diarrhea
        • Bones, SeedsChoking hazard, intestinal obstruction risk
        • Chocolate – digestive upset, heart problems, tremors, seizures, death
        • Coffee, Tea, Caffeinecaffeine can be fatal
        • Grapes/Raisinscan cause kidney failure
        • Fat Trimmingspancreatitis
        • Macadamia Nutsmuscle shakes, vomiting, high temp, leg weakness
        • Milk/Dairy/Lactosedigestive upset, can trigger food allergies
        • Onion, Garlic, Chivescan kill red blood cells leading to anemia
        • Raw Potatoes
        • Raw/Undercooked Meat, Eggs, Fish salmonella, E. coli, bacteria
        • Salt/Salty snacks
        • Xylitol (sweetener) – can cause liver failure
        • Yeast Doughswelling, fermentation can lead to alcohol poisoning
      • Medicine to Avoid sharing with your pets:
        • Acetaminophen – can be deadly
        • Ibuprofen – can be deadly
      • Plants Toxic to Cats/Dogs:
        • Aloe
        • Amaryllis 
        • Azalea/Rhododendron
        • Lilies kidney damage
        • Marijuana 
        • Tulip/Narcissus Bulbs