Financial Planning for Pet Emergencies

Are You Prepared? Even if you are the most responsible pet owner and do everything possible to keep your pets healthy, there is always a possibility that your pet could develop an unexpected illness or become accidentally injured. An unplanned trip to the veterinarian can be very expensive, so it’s important to have a financial…  
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Dog Attack: The Horrifying Reality

It is easy to give tips on how to handle a dog attack in theory, but what happens when you are out walking your dog, and he is attacked? This is exactly what happened to my friend over the Memorial Day weekend. She was visiting family in a remote part of Pennsylvania when she and…  
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Tips for dealing with a Neighbor’s Barking Dog

Remember the Seinfeld episode where Elaine is at her wits end because she is awakened each night by her neighbor’s barking dog?  After shouting out the window to no avail, she resorts to “removing” the dog in order to get a good night’s sleep. We have all had the unpleasant experience of listening to nuisance…  
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Merrick Recalls Multiple Dog Treats

Although Braxton’s Animal Works carries Merrick products, we do not carry any of the recalled treats mentioned below. Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties due to the potential that they contain elevated levels of a naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormone. What’s Recalled?   Batch Information The voluntary…  
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Remembering War Dogs

Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States, is a day to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great country.  Not to be confused with Veterans Day, Memorial Day is a day of commemorating those men, women, and yes, dogs who have died while serving this country. Dogs have been by man’s side…  
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When Fido Fears T-Storms

The sky darkens, the wind picks up, thunder rumbles in the distance, and your dog is panting, shaking, and looking for a place to hide. Does this sound familiar? If you are a pet parent dealing with this issue, rest assured that there are steps you can take to relieve some of the anxiety, and…  
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Opioid Epidemic and Pets

The Opioid Crisis currently affecting the United States is nothing new, but did you know that it is affecting your pets as well? According to a March 15, 2018  article by Casey Ross published on statnews.com, “Production of injectable opioids has nearly ground to a halt due to manufacturing problems, creating a shortage of staple…  
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Dog Show at Devon

Dogs at Devon? Yes – On the first day of competition at the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair, after the horses leave the ring, the dogs will take over and compete in equestrian-like classes.  What A Good Dog will lead the “Dog Show at Devon” in classes including Walk, Trot with Me; Jumpers; Tricks; and a…  
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9th Annual Pet Wellness Fair Wayne, PA

Be sure to join us this Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1-4 at Braxton’s Animal Works for our 9th Annual Pet Wellness Fair.  This is your opportunity to speak with local pet professionals about your furry family member. A wide variety of industry pros will be in attendance this year:    Lucie’s Barkingham Palace – …  
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Recall – Vital Essentials Dog Food

Vital Essentials Food Recall   Braxton’s wants to make all of our pet families are aware of the situation. A voluntary recall of  Vital Essentials Dog Food April 16, 2018 – Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling two of its Vital Essentials freeze-dried dog foods because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. What’s Recalled? Affected…  
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