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National White Cane Safety Day

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Shanna Stichler October 15th is National White Cane Safety Day in the United States. Blind and visually impaired people across the country take time to reflect on the white cane as a symbol of pride and independence. History The first of the state laws regarding the right of blind people to travel independently with the white cane was passed in …

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What To Do If Your Dog Gets Into the Halloween Candy

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This time of year is filled with spooks and frights, but nothing sends a chill down our spine quite like the thought of our sweet pooches raiding the Halloween candy stash. Unfortunately, it’s a pretty common occurrence throughout the weeks surrounding Halloween; so much so that calls to the Pet Poison Helpline increase by about 12%. Our resourceful canines are …

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Locating a Reputable Animal Shelter or Rescue

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Shanna Stichler October is National Shelter Dog Month, so in honor of adoptable dogs everywhere, here are a few tips for locating reputable places to find your next best friend. COMMON ONLINE SCAMS Most of us start the search for our next pet online, especially when looking to adopt. We visit Petfinder or our local shelter’s website and check out …

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Service Dogs 101: Part 3, Advanced Training

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Hello again, Tevra fans! This post is part three of our four-part overview of the service dog training process. In our last installment, we talked about raising a service dog puppy. This time, we’ll find out what happens to our puppy during the advanced training. Our next post will focus on the humans who choose to enhance their lives by …

FDA ALERT: ORAL Flea and Tick Control

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By Dr. Olaf Hansen On September 20, 2018, the FDA sent out an alert to pet owners and veterinarians about potential neurological adverse events associated with certain oral flea and tick drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Tevra Brands currently does not market an oral flea and tick product. According to the FDA article, “since these products have obtained …

FDA ALERT: ORAL Flea and Tick Control

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By Dr. Olaf Hansen On September 20, 2018, the FDA sent out an alert to pet owners and veterinarians about potential neurological adverse events associated with certain oral flea and tick drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Tevra Brands currently does not market an oral flea and tick product. According to the FDA article, “since these products have obtained …

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Service Dogs 101: Part 2, Puppy Raising and Socialization

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Welcome back to our four-part series, where we discuss the basics of service dog training. Today, we’re going to cover puppy raising and socialization, which is arguably the most important aspect of preparing a dog for service work. PUPPY RAISING PROCESS Most puppies leave the service dog training centers where they are bred at between 7 and 8 weeks of …

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Service Dogs 101: Part 1

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Hello again, Tevra fans! September is National Service Dog Month, so to celebrate, we have a special treat in store for our faithful followers. This post is going to be part one of a series called Service Dogs 101. We are going to discuss what it takes to turn an adorable puppy into a confident working service dog. In this …

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Cupcake Day Means Pupcake Recipes!

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In honor of cupcake day, we are sharing some of our favorite cupcake recipes for dogs, or pupcake recipes! Apple Pupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing If you dog loves apples and peanut butter, this is the perfect combination for them. It is easy to make and healthy for your dog! Check out this recipe from Genius Kitchen. Carrot Cake Pupcakes …

National Immunization Awareness Month

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Vaccines help prevent many illnesses that affect pets. Vaccinating your pet has long been considered one of the easiest ways to help him live a long, healthy life. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccination is a procedure that has risks and benefits that must be weighed for every …