Blog Entries - 2011

Tike the Maltese dog

Little Tike

August 15, 2011  |  pet of the month

Hi! My name is Tike and I'm a Maltese.  If you live in the Mason Heights neighborhood you may recognize me as the neighborhood patrolman.  I maintain order from behind the comfort of my front door.  My favorite hobbies are road trips (I never get to drive)

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Calleigh the Sheltie


June 30, 2011  |  pet of the month

Calleigh's Story  Calleigh came to us last September the Monday morning after the Precious Secrets Sheltie Rescue annual picnic, and how it happened was very mysterious.  We had worked the registration table at the picnic since we didn’t have

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Dog at a creek

It's Tick Season

May 23, 2011  |  parasite prevention

Are your pets protected? As summer begins, we are greeted by one of our least favorite parasites: the tick. Of the 13 species found in Ohio, the American dog tick is the most prevelant. Other common species include the groundhog tick and brown dog

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Dog with a couple

Introducing Trifexis!

April 13, 2011

Easy and Effective  Trifexis is a monthly chewable tablet for the prevention of heartworm disease, intestinal parasites, and fleas. It is safe for dogs and puppies eight weeks and older and over five pounds. Recomended by the Companion Animal Parasite

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Dog scratching head

Could It Be Allergies?

April 7, 2011  |  allergies, itching, skin

Is your pet itching, scratching, licking, or does he have recurring ear infections? These problems can cause horrible discomfort and pain for your pet. They can also be an ongoing expense for you if the underlying cause is not diagnosed and treated. One of

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The Heartworm Life Cycle

The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

March 17, 2011  |  heartworm disease, parasite prevention

As the weather gets warmer, I thought we might take some time to discuss the importance of your pets' heartworm prevention. Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) is a parasitic roundworm that infects primarily dogs. The parasite can also infect cats and other

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