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Pet Care Tips

Getting a new pet is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be made on a whim. Think carefully about getting a pet. Commit to providing a "forever" home.

Check out these tips below to ensure you:

  • Prevent unwanted litters and spay/neuter your pet.
  • Ensure your pet is licensed annually via microchip, a permanent form of identifying your pet.
  • Keep your pet on leash in public or inside your house or enclosed yard when at home.
  • Provide a nutritious and well-balanced diet and groom your pet regularly.
  • Provide suitable shelter and protection from extreme heat or cold.
  • Respect our water supply, your neighbors, and public places: Clean up after your pet.
  • Protect your pet from diseases by keeping its vaccinations up to date.
  • Ensure your pet is sociable and well trained.

Wondering why your pet does…that thing? We’ve got info on everything from solving litterbox issues to digging and chewing. Browse the flyers below for more information and call you veterinarian immediately if you’re concerned about your pet’s health!

Aggressive Behavior in Dogs Info for dog adopters-CANINE DISTEMPER Reducing Urine Marking
Barking Problems Info for dog adopters-Fleas,Ticks, Mites Removing Stains Odors
Calming Fearful Dogs Info for dog adopters-HEARTWORMS Separation Anxiety
Canine Escape Artist Info for dog adopters-KENNEL COUGH Solving Cat Aggression
Cat Aggression People Info for dog adopters-PARVO Stop Your Dog Digging
Cat Destructive Scratching Introducing A New Cat Submissive Urination
Coping With Allergies Introducing A New Dog Understand Talkative Cats
Crate Training Your Dog Kitties Rough Play Understanding Kittens
Dog Training Basics Litter Box Training Unusual Eating Habits
Dogs Destructive Chewing Litterbox Problems. Using Aversives Dog
Fearful Behavior Cats Positive Reinforcement Cat Using Aversives for Cat behavior
House Training Puppies Positive Reinforcement Dog  
Info for cat adopters-FeLV Prepare for New Baby  
Info for cat adopters-URI Puppy Behavior Chewing  

Also, check out the ASPCA "virtual" pet behaviorist.