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Common Spay and Neuter Myths and Concerns

In my previous posts I have discussed the when, what, why, and where of spay and neuter surgery. Now I would like to clear up some common myths and concerns I have been asked about countless times. 815 more words


Low Cost Spay and Neuter

Spay and neuter is a topic I know a lot about after working in a spay/neuter clinic for the humane society for nearly a year. I highly encourage everyone to spay or neuter their pets. 607 more words


Spay and Neuter: What You Need To Know

What Is Spay and Neuter?

Fixing pets through spay and neuter surgeries is the most common surgery most veterinarians perform. Spay, also called an ovariohysterectomy, is a surgery to completely remove the uterus and both ovaries of a female animal. 688 more words


Heartworm Disease and Prevention

What is heartworm disease?

Heartworm disease is a dangerous and potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease that can infect cats and dogs among other mammals. Knowing the life cycle of heartworms is important to understanding the disease and prevention. 717 more words


Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats

One of the biggest topics people have asked me about was vaccinations. What vaccinations do cats and dogs need? How often does my pet need to be vaccinated? 1,148 more words


Working for the Humane Society

The best job I have ever had was working for the Central Oklahoma Humane Society. I spent 15 amazing months there and loved seeing the difference I made in the lives of all the animals and people that passed through our doors. 944 more words


Dog Aggression

I came across an article in my email today that I found particularly interesting. Most people know there has been a lot of research into canine genomes to map breed differences.  369 more words