Tag: cats

Leaving Your Pet in a Hot Car is Not Cool

Summer heat can rapidly turn a parked vehicle into an oven. It’s no place to leave a pet, even for a few minutes. Dr. Beth Parvin, a consultant with the California Veterinary Medical Board, warns that heat stroke in pets is a medical emergency that can quickly turn deadly. She advises that even after pets are…

August 15, 2016 is National Check the Chip Day! 

Established by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), National Check the Chip Day was created as an awareness vehicle to remind pet owners to check and update the contact information on their microchipped pets.  Not just for dogs or cats—ferrets, birds and other companion pets can be microchipped…