Monthly Archives March 2014

National Wildlife Week, March 13-20.

Save the Date for National Wildlife Week! March 17-23, 2014 One thing that all wildlife need, whatever they are and wherever they live, is WATER. In 2014, the theme of National Wildlife Week is: Wildlife and Water: From the mountains to the rivers to the oceans  National Wildlife Week is National Wildlife Federation’s longest-running education program designed around teaching and connecting kids to the awesome wonders of wildlife. CLICK HERE to visit the National Wildlife Federation’s.
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March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month

Did you now that pet’s can be poisoned with some of the most basic of kitchen foods &  ingredients? There are also several human medications that can cause big problems as well as household chemicals. Check out the informative list below to keep your pet safe from these poison dangers. This list includes the most common dangers however, please call poison control or us anytime you are unsure if your pet has ingested something toxic. Pet Poison helpline: 800-213-6680 ($fee) or Banner Good Samaritan Poison Control Center (no cost) 800-222-1222. Most common toxic foods to pets: Sugarless products that contain
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Heartworms in Arizona

Some folks think that heartworms aren’t a problem because we live in the desert. Here is some great information about heartworms and mosquitoes in Arizona from the American Heartworm Society. “There are different climates in Arizona, including micro-climates such as irrigated fields, backyard ponds, and man-made golf courses, which affect the severity and duration of the mosquito season. We also know that areas can have heartworm infection in wild species such as coyotes, and these infected wild animals can be a source of infection to your dog or cat as well. Despite the fact that heartworm disease may not be
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Announcing NexgardTM The nations first oral flea AND tick product.

The nation’s first oral flea AND tick product. Beef flavored chew – highly palatable, safe and effective all month long. No topical application required! It’s flea and tick protection prescribed by vets.From the makers of FRONTLINE Plus, the #1 choice of veterinarians, now comes the first flea and tick killer in a beef-flavored chew. It kills adult fleas before they lay eggs. Plus, it kills the American dog tick. All in a delicious, soft chew that dogs love. NexGard soft chew is FDA-approved and proven safe for use in dogs. It contains an ingredient, afoxolaner, that helps treat and control
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Celebrate Heartworm Awareness in March with these special offers!

It doesn’t take an accident to create a serious health risk for our pets. With all the recent rains, we have been experiencing an incredibly large amount of hungry mosquitoes! No only are mosquitoes a nuisance, they pose a life-threatening danger to your pets by spreading heartworm disease. Dog owners are encouraged to heartworm test and give prevention each month. Just as important, our house cats are at risk since mosquitoes easily slip into our homes. Now it is more important than ever to get your cat tested for heartworms and placed on preventive. There are little or no symptoms
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