COVID-19 And Your Pets

Some of you may be worried about your own pets since the news that a tiger tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo. As of Monday, April 6, 2020, the USDA, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, stated that most people have nothing to worry about. Although it is…  
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Pets are Silent Heroes During the Pandemic

Companion animals are the unsung heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are a pet owner, you are already aware of the health benefits pets can provide: Decreased blood pressure Decreased cholesterol levels Decreased triglyceride levels Decreased feelings of loneliness Increased opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities Increased opportunities for socialization But during these unprecedented…  
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Great Christmas Gift – Pet Insurance

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for mom or grandma? How about pet insurance for her favorite furry friend. Veterinary medicine has come a long way in the past couple of decades and because of these medical advances, veterinarians can perform many procedures that were previously unheard of. Although these advances contribute to a longer…  
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The End of Daylight Savings Time Affects Your Dog

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 2:00 am. While we are excited about the extra hour of sleep that the end of daylight savings time signals, don’t be surprised if your dog is up at his usual time ready and waiting to go. Remember, it’s not your dog’s fault. Circadian Rhythm Animals…  
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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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April Showers

When Fido Fears T-Showers 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…  
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Enter the Paw-Parazzi Pet Photo Contest

Braxton’s is pleased to announce that once again we are partnering with Bryn Mawr Veterinary Hospital and The Camera Shop to host the Paw-Parazzi Pet Photo Contest. Here’s how it works. We are looking for the cutest, craziest, or funniest pet photos.   Step 1:  Simply “like” The Camera Shop‘s facebook page. Step 2: Upload your pictures to that page. Step 3: Upload pictures by clicking…  
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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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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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Rescued on the Runway

Providence Animal Center is set to hold two fundraisers this month. A cocktail evening and a luncheon all in the name of raising awareness and funds to save and care for homeless and neglected pets. Saturday, April 14: An evening of two- and four-legged fashion and cocktails at Cabrini University all in the name of raising…  
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