July: National Pet Hydration Month

Keeping pets hydrated on these hot, summer days is so important that PetSafe designated July as National Pet Hydration Awareness Month. July is the hottest month of the year in some areas of the country and that is certainly true for us. With temperatures in the high 90s, it is important to be conscious of…  
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Preventing Kidney Disease in Cats

Did you know that kidney disease is a common problem in cats affecting about 1/3 of the older cat population? Although there is no way to fully eliminate the possibility of your cat contracting kidney disease, there are some things you can do to make it less likely. Tips Maintain a clean litter box. Be…  
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Is Your Pet Obese?

Today, Wednesday, October 9, 2019, is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, and the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) wants to alert pet owners of an E X P A N D I N G problem. Did you know that currently more than half of all domestic dogs and cats are clinically overweight? That amounts…  
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10 Ways to Celebrate Happy Cat Month

Happy Cat Month gives us an opportunity to focus on finding ways to keep our feline friends happy and healthy. Many of us love our feline friends because they are so independent. Unlike dogs, domestic cats do not generally see their owners as a focus of safety and security according to Daniel Mills, Professor of…  
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5 Best Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

If you love cats but suffer from allergies, you may be in luck. Most people believe that cat dander is the problem; however, for more than 10 percent of the population who are allergic to cats, a protein, Fel d 1, that is present in cat saliva is the real culprit. Technically, according to PetMd,…  
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New Dog Law in PA

Did you know that in October 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 1216, entitled the Motor Vehicle Extreme Heat Protection Act? This act was designed to punish people who leave their pets in unattended hot cars. The law, created to prevent dogs and cats from being left in parked cars, allows law enforcement to…  
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Holiday Aisle

Looking for the purrfect gift this holiday season? Braxton’s Animal Works has made it easy to find great furry gifts by placing all holiday items in one aisle. We offer affordable — but awesome — gifts that are guaranteed to please. When thinking about that little something special for your boss, co-worker, or hostess, consider a gift…  
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Pet Diabetes on the Rise in America

Diabetes: Diabetes is on the rise in America and our pets are no exception. According to a 2016 study released by Banfield Pet Hospital, the incidence of diabetes is on the rise in dogs and cats throughout the country. Between 2006 and 2015, researchers identified a startling 80% increase in diabetes in dogs and an 18% increase…  
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Cat Flu: Know the Signs

Flu season: Flu season is upon us, and it is important to realize that your cat is susceptible too. Cat flu is like a human cold – it can cause a runny nose and eyes, a sore throat, sneezing, fever, and aches and pains. Although cats can be quite ill from the flu, it isn’t…  
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Braxton’s to Hold Annual Harvest Fest

Here at Braxton’s we are getting ready to celebrate our 18th Annual Harvest Festival this Sunday, September 23 from 11-4.   Our annual Harvest Fest is a hugely popular community event for pet lovers and animal service providers from all over the region. Harvest Fest brings together animal lovers, rescue/shelter organizations, and many other pet-related…  
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