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Summer Heat is Dangerous to Dogs in Parked Cars

With the summer heat here we need to share this message from Dr. Ernie Ward. Thanks!

Vet Sits In Parked Car With Windows Cracked On A Hot Day

Dr. Ernie Ward

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*Dog & Cat Food Recall*

Natura has announced a recall on all Innova, EVO, California Natural, Karma, and Healthwise dry foods with a expiration date on or before March 24, 2014.

Learn More:Pet Food Recall

ASPCA List of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

See excerpt below from ASPCA website to learn about toxic and non-toxic plants.

“This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Please note that the information contained in our plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants…”

Visit ASPCA.org to see full list: ASPCA List of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

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Chronic Ear Infections in Canines

Whole Dog Journal contributor CJ Puotinen reports on canines who suffer from chronic ear infections.

“Chronic ear infections are the bane of long-eared dogs, swimming dogs, recently vaccinated puppies, old dogs, dogs with an abundance of ear wax, and dogs with allergies, thyroid imbalances, or immune system disorders. In other words, ear infections are among the most common recurring canine problems…”

Want to learn more read CJ Puotinen’s full article here: Chronic Ear Infections in Canine


Interesting Pet Vaccinations Article

This article by Dr. Nancy Kay discusses the frustration and risks surrounding the over-vaccination canines and felines.

Spot Speaks – Dr. Nancy Kay