Thanks to our work with local rescue organizations like Paw Prints Animal Rescue and Meow House Cat Rescue, we frequently foster cats and try to pair them with forever families. Our team recently saved two momma kitties from an unsafe living situation and now they – and their kittens – are all eligible for adoption. … Read moreHoping to Add a Feline to Your Family?
Obviously, many pet parents are concerned about the spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, and how to protect their families and their pets. The good news is that at this time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) say there is no evidence that companion animals, … Read moreCoronavirus, You, and Your Pet
Chocolate: Keep candy bars, snack mixes, chocolate desserts and baking goods out of reach. With low doses of chocolate, only mild GI upset is seen but at cardiotoxic doses, more severe signs such as tachycardia, tachypnea, hyperthermia, cardiac arrhythmias, tremors, and seizures can develop. Grapes and Raisins: Grapes, raisins, and zante currants ingestion can result … Read moreHoliday Hazards for your Pet
With all these ads on TV and in pet stores, how do you decide what the best food to feed your pet is? Here are a few tips when choosing! Use a food for your pets life stage (not all ages)- whether that is puppy/kitten, adult or senior as they have different nutrient and calorie … Read moreWhat food is best for your pet??
Harmful Algae Bloom PSA This past week there have been several reported cases of fatal canine exposure to algal blooms in NC waters. In the interest of keeping our furry friends safe, here is some information on the threat and how to keep your pet out of harm’s way. What’s causing it: Cyanobacteria: a group … Read moreHarmful Algae Bloom PSA
Taurine Deficiency Induced Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Golden Retrievers by Janet Olson, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) Source: biglickvet.com Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is becoming more prevalent in golden retrievers. Dr. Joshua Stern, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardiology) at UC Davis, starting seeing a pattern and recognized that many cases were due to dietary taurine deficiency in golden retrievers fed grain … Read moreTaurine Deficiency Induced Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Golden Retrievers
Rabid Cat Bites Two Near Apex by Stephen R. Walston on 5/22/2018 10:00 AM Source: wakegov.com Animal found near Olive Chapel Road and New Hill Olive Chapel Road Two people are recovering after a rabid cat bit them on Wednesday, May 16. The incidents happened near Olive Chapel Road and New Hill Olive Chapel Road. Wake County … Read moreRabid Cat Bites Two Near Apex
Finding A Furrever Friend Finding a forever home? Adding a furry family member to your household can be both exciting and stressful. Where do you find that special puppy or kitten to share your home and love with? There are so many pets that need homes and so many ways to adopt that it can … Read moreFinding A Furrever Friend
APEX’S DR. JODY KATZ PROVIDES CARE FOR FUTURE ASSISTANCE DOG, PRESENTS “HENRY SCHEIN CARES-CANINE COMPANIONS PUPPY RAISER CARE PACKAGE” TO VOLUNTEER PUPPY RAISERS Care Package Provides Products Essential for Caring for Future Service Dog During Its First 18 Months of Life MELVILLE, N.Y., April XX, 2016 – Henry Schein, Inc. and Canine Companions for Independence, … Read moreProviding Care Packages for Future Service Dogs
I would like to take this season of Thanksgiving to say thank you. We have a tradition in our family at Thanksgiving where we go around the table and embarrass everyone by saying why we are thankful for them. Of course, the kids get goofy and say they are thankful because I cooked, but occasionally … Read moreA Time for Giving Thanks