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Smell Your Dogs Ears

Most us know how painful an earache can be so staying alert to signs of trouble will help you head them off before they get out of hand and cause unnecessary pain for your dog. Routine home ear care is very important to the health of your dog. Performed between your regular checkups with the […]

Plants that are toxic to Dogs

As we are now in the spring season and everyone is replacing plants lost over the winter, we would just like to remind everyone of some items that are hazardous to your dogs. Cocoa Mulch – If you suspect your dog may have eaten cocoa mulch, the ASPCA recommends contacting your veterinarian immediately or calling […]

Holiday Hazards for Pets

It’s once again time to remind everyone of the common potential hazards to our pets during the holiday season. Christmas is the best time of the year, but keep in mind the things we decorate with may be dangerous to our pets. 1. Securely anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn’t tip and fall, causing […]

When preparing to bring a new baby into your home.

Any behavioral problems that your dog may have should be addressed. Your dog should be well behaved and obedient. Teach him to stay off the furniture. Get him used to the smell of baby powder. Get a doll that cries and moves as a baby would. Practice walking with a stroller. HE must walk behind […]

Does Moving to a New Home Affect your Pets?

Moving to a new home can be wonderful and exciting, but it can also be a very stressful time and not just for you, but for your pets too. I’m writing this because we just moved to a new home ourselves and experienced first hand the emotional roller coaster moving can be. It may be […]

My Dog Swallowed a Penny

We have a friend who recently lost one of their puppies to Zinc Toxicity from swallowing a penny. All pennies minted after 1983 have a zinc core covered by copper. If you even suspect your dog may have swallowed a penny, contact your vet immediately. The acidic environment in the stomach, can cause the penny […]

The Do’s and Don’t’s When Walking Your Dog in New Orleans

Walking your dog is a great way to spend time together and both get in a little exercise.  But there are common rules you should follow to keep your dog safe and be a good neighbor. Do’s: 1. Always walk your dog on leash.  First of all it is the law and secondly it will keep your dog […]

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