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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Bee Stings and Dogs

What to do for Bee Stings Dogs and cats are curious by nature, so it stands to reason that keeping them away from bees may be difficult. If you are a cat or dog owner, it is likely that someday your pet will encounter a bee who stings. What you should do if your dog or cat…  
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Blepping – What is it?

Blepping is a term that refers to the act of leaving the tongue, usually the tip, outside the mouth unconsciously.Usually it is used in reference to cats, but other animals can blep too.  Even if you’ve never heard the word blep, if you have pets, you are probably aware of this behavior. Recently, the internet has been inundated with this…  
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Importance of a Pet ID

Did you know that according to the American Humane Association over 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year? April 15 -21, 2018 is National Pet Identification Week and Braxton’s Animal Works is reminding its customers to take every precaution to be sure you can be reunited with your pet in 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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The Eclipse and Pets

Today, millions of people around the country will have the chance to experience what has been called “The Great Eclipse.”  This rare occurrence in which the sun is totally blocked by the moon, will cross through 14 states, and people from all over are planning to safely experience the event with their own eyes.  …  
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Ridding Your House of Dog Smells

“Mommy, her house smells bad.” A six year old blurted this out after visiting a friend’s house. Have you ever been embarrassed by the animal smell in your house?  If so, you are not alone.  According to a recent survey, 24% of Americans feel that pet smells are the most offensive odors within a home.…  
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