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Bang Goes the Holiday

When we shoot a gun, some people will flinch even though they knew it would be loud. When lightning strikes close, we expect thunder, even though we are sometimes startled. When we go to watch fireworks, we know there will be a boom, and yet we sometimes jump because it is closer or louder than […]

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PAWS for a Cause

We are SO excited. There is something new that we have been planning for a while and it is here! PAWS for a Cause is a new program that goes into effect today. Have you heard of our PAW Plans? These replaced our Wellness Plans that were offered before. PAW Plans are a way to […]

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Dog Flu Vaccination Day

This week’s blog is to make sure you notice and are aware of a danger to our dogs. One of the initial outbreak areas that has been reported was in Georgia and it seems to be moving into our area from there. This flu variant is HIGHLY contagious. If a dog is exposed to it, there […]

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Adopt a Cat Month

Ever had a cat (you can’t say you’ve owned one because cats are Sovereign Citizens)? They are fun to watch as they chase whatever is in their imagination or the “magical red dot” we so like to torment them with. Such soft fur as it rubs against your legs when you are trying to get […]

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Community Pet Support Day

We’ve got a great new event to announce! Community Pet Support Day will be held on Sunday, June 11, 1-3pm at 304 N Haywood St in the parking lot in front of The Dog House. This is intended for those who are in need to receive support for their pets, but, no proof of income […]

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Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and ticks…fleas and ticks…fleas and ticks. Seems like these are all over the news and social media right now. How to Safely Remove a Tick. Are Ticks in Your Area? These are just some of the headlines I have been seeing. Is it because it is just that time of year? Partly. Is it […]

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Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! This past Sunday was a great day of celebration for the mothers of our country and we all celebrated them. The things they have taught us, the feelings they have instilled in us. Most of us got our sense of caring and learning how to nurture from our mothers. One of the […]

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Pet Appreciation Week

I went out of town for one night this last weekend. No big deal, right? Well, a little bit because I left my dog at home to be taken care of by my neighbor. Still no big deal, right? Well, a little bit because he and I live alone and he really is a companion […]

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Tick, Tick, Tick

It’s that time of the year again, time for fleas and ticks to come to mind. Even though we have them around here year round, for some reason, we think of them beginning in Spring and Summer. What is the thing you think of with ticks and disease? For me, it is Lyme Disease. Lyme […]

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Animal Control Appreciation Week

This is one of my favorite “special” weeks every year… Now that may sound funny, but, let me explain. Animal control comes in many forms. Getting our own pets spayed and neutered Groups like Haywood Spay Neuter offering special pricing on their services All of the rescue groups including Sarge’s and FUR (Feline Urgent Rescue) […]

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