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Ticks and Lyme Disease – Increasing Prevalence

Ticks and Lyme Disease – Increasing Prevalence

Who should worry about ticks? The prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases is rapidly increasing in New York. Any pet who has access to the outdoors, even just in the backyard, may be exposed to ticks. People can also bring ticks inside on their clothes, and...

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How to Prevent Stress in Pets During the Holidays

How to Prevent Stress in Pets During the Holidays

Gifts to purchase. Events to attend. Food to prepare. Visitors to welcome. Crowds. Noise. Financial worries… The holidays are a stressful time, but humans aren’t the only species who experience increased anxiety during the “most wonderful time of the...

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Thanksgiving and Pets

Thanksgiving and Pets

Thanksgiving is a time to spend a meal with friends and family. Many pet owners also admit to sharing their Thanksgiving dinner with their four-legged family members. But a festive time for you could be a stressful or dangerous time for your pets. Here are...

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Diabetes and Pets

Diabetes and Pets

As the obesity epidemic worsens, advertisements for medications and products aimed at treating the symptoms of diabetes are becoming more prevalent. But humans aren’t the only species that can suffer from diabetes—our pets are at risk, too. November is...

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe this Halloween

How to Keep Your Pets Safe this Halloween

Halloween is just a few days away and while some pets will enjoy being part of the festivities (and might not even mind wearing costumes), the spooky holiday isn’t for every pet. Here are a few tips to keep your sweet canine or feline from turning into a...

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Choosing the Right Shelter Animal

Choosing the Right Shelter Animal

Walking into an animal shelter will tug at your heartstrings. Most of us find ourselves wanting to leave the shelter with every dog and cat there. And, while it is commendable to provide a forever home for a dog or cat in need, it’s important to think with...

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How To Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

How To Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

Many animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight. In fact, an Association for Pet Obesity...

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Healthy Treats for Dogs

Healthy Treats for Dogs

While we’re often told to avoid giving our dogs human food, there are some human foods that make great treats for our canine companions. If you have any nutrition questions check out our Nutritional Counseling Page. Here are some of the healthiest options:...

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Cat Grooming

Cat Grooming

When it comes to grooming, most cat owners let their feline friends take care of that themselves. While cats can certainly be lower maintenance than dogs, they do still require some help with their hygiene. We offer many services at Lake Road Animal...

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