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Pet Safety at Christmas: Presents and Parties

And he’s bringing presents!  As you are wrapping presents be careful to keep the string and ribbons away from your pets.  This includes not putting gifts out too soon.  Keep them hidden away in a closet until it’s time to open them....

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Pet Safety at Christmas: the Food

We all love holiday food… and our pets want to know if they’d love it too!  Be sure to keep dogs away from your holiday chocolate.  Dark chocolate and baking chocolate especially can be dangerous.  If you believe your dog has eaten...

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Pet Safety at Christmas: Decorations

But not if you have pets! Decorating for Christmas is a lot of fun!  But, before you go all out, keep a few things in mind. First and foremost, Christmas plants like holly, mistletoe, and poinsettias are poisonous if eaten.  Make...

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Pet Safety at Christmas: the Tree

We all love our Christmas trees. They look so pretty, with their twinkling lights and shiny ornaments. But, there are a few things to be aware of if you are putting up a tree with pets in the house.

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4 Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

  On Halloween night, the ghouls and goblins come out and actually ring your doorbell!  This can be very stressful for our furry friends.  It is best if pets are kept somewhere away from the trick-or-treat mayhem.  A room at the back of the house with the door closed...

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Dr. Brandilyn Wagoner at Exotics Con 2018

Last month the Boght & Oakwood Veterinary Clinics sent Dr. Brandilyn Wagoner to Atlanta, Georgia for ExoticsCon 2018! Organized by the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV) and the Association of Reptilian and...

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