Heartworms: Prevention is Best

For less than a weekly cup of coffee at Starbucks, you can prevent heartworms in your pet. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries of the lungs and occasionally in the right side of the heart of dogs, cats, and other species of mammals. Heartworms…  
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Pet Safe Easter

Easter is this Sunday, April 1, 2018, and while it means fun times for our human family – Easter egg hunts, colorful baskets, and lilies – it could mean real trouble for some of our four-legged family members. In order to ensure your pet’s safety, it is important to review the potential holiday hazards so…  
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Pet Poison Prevention

Did you know that most calls to pet poison hotlines involve dogs? We all know the obvious hazards to our pets, but did you know that everyday household substances can be most harmful? For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as…  
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Rad Cat Voluntary Recall

    A voluntary recall of 2 Lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet. March 20, 2018, Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products…  
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Redbarn Pet Products Expands Recall

March 7, 2018 – Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA is expanding its voluntarily recall issued on February 9 to include all lots manufactured with raw material from a single supplier because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. It is important to note that no illnesses, injuries, or complaints have been reported to date. What’s Recalled? The…  
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Kidney Awareness and Pets

In honor of National Kidney Month, Braxton’s Animal Works wants to remind pet owners to be aware of the signs and causes of kidney disease. Did you know that the most common cause of kidney failure in pets is the ingestion of toxic materials? According to Penn Vet, antifreeze, lily plants, grapes, raisins, and certain types…  
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Providence Animal Center to Hold Fundraiser

St. Pitty’s Day Bar Crawl March 10 @ 12:15 pm – 5:30 pm   Join Providence Animal Center for the 4th annual St. Pitty’s Day Bar Crawl through downtown Media! The limited-edition 2018 St. Pitty’s Day t-shirt serves as your ticket to this event, getting you food & drink specials throughout the day!    Purchase…  
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Pet Prep for Daylight Savings

On Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2:00 am the time will officially move ahead 1 hour for Daylight Saving Time.   If you are like me, you will be feeling this loss of sleep for the better part of next week. Did you know that your pets can also affected by the switch to daylight saving time…  
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Vital Essentials Voluntary Recall

A voluntary recall of of a limited amount, 73 cases, of Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs, 1 lb package.  The recall is being issued in an abundance of caution following the Michigan Department of Agriculture’s collection of a retail sample from a single batch which tested positive for Salmonella.  No other Vital Essentials products are included…  
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Celebrate National Pig Day

The Pig! We don’t often discuss him, but he plays a big part in many of our lives. Whether it’s bacon on our breakfast table, or ham on holidays, or the pet in our yard, the pig has found its way into most American homes.  National Pig Day recognizes and gives thanks to domesticated pigs. The…  
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