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Educational Info

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Pet Care

When looking for helpful information on caring for your pet, it can be challenging to wade through the scores of articles and forums online. We have assembled a list here to make it a little easier to find the trusted sources you need, and as always we want you to know we are here for you any time you need us!

HealthyPet
Pet Nutrition Alliance
Pet Place
Pet Poison Helpline
Veterinary Partner

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Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance can offer relief from expenses large and small when it comes to pet care. Check out some of the options below!
Pet Insurance Review – reviews and ratings for pet insurance companies
ASPCA Pet Insurance
PetPartners Pet Insurance – Use this link for a 5% discount!
Trupanion
VPI Pet Insurance – Now Nationwide Pet Insurance!

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Rescues & Shelters

Looking add another furry family member to your household? There are many rescue organizations and shelters with pets waiting to be your forever companion.

Rescues
Carolina Pet Rescue
Chatham Animal Rescue
Independent Animal Rescue
Safe Haven for Cats
Saving Grace
Second Chance Animal Adoption

Shelters
Animal Protection Society of Durham
Orange County Animal Services
Wake County Animal Center

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ASPCA Poison Control

Visit the ASPCA Pet Care website for full lists on toxic plants and substances to keep away from your pets.

In the event that you feel your pet may have ingested something toxic, ASPCA poison control is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They can be reached by calling (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

Use these links as a quick resource for toxic foods, plants, and common household items

Toxic Foods

Toxic Household Items

Toxic Plants

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Canine Influenza

The Canine Influenza Virus has made its way into the Triangle, and is highly contagious. Get the info you need by scheduling an infectious disease consultation and exam, and by visiting the American Veterinary Medical Association Canine Influenza educational website.

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A Tick-free Dog is a Healthier Dog

Tick-borne diseases are becoming more prevalent in the North Carolina, and we need to be taking steps to reduce their likelihood of occurance. Check out the Lyme Disease Association’s website for more info on ticks, and tick-borne disease.

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Microchipping

We highly recommend microchipping your cat. Pets can lose collars and tags easily. Having a microchip gives your pet a better chance at being reunited with you if they should become lost. The procedure is quick, virtually painless, and could bring your lost pet home. We will even take care of the microchip registration!

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Heartworms and Your Pet

You may have thought that heartworms, and heartworms disease, only affect dogs, but cats are also susceptable! Though less common in cats, heartworm diease is being recognized more and more as an underlying cause of disease in cats. To find out more about heartworms in dogs and cats, we have provided links below for your convenience.

Heartworm in Cats

Heartworm in Dogs

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Grief and Loss

The loss of a beloved pet is never easy, and can be an emotionally overwhelming experience. We understand the pain and struggle pet parents often go through, and have provided some links below with some information to help you through this difficult time.

Pet Loss

Animals Connect Us

Pet Loss Grief Support