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Emergency Evacuations with Pets

Emergency evacuations with pets can be stressful

None of us wants to think about a natural disaster, not to mention any other reason that we’d need to evacuate our homes. But of course, these are prudent things to consider. For those of us with pets, there’s even more to discuss and plan for so that our best friends are taken care of and we have what they need in the event of the unthinkable.

Summeridge Animal Clinic has done some of the preparation for you! Read on for tips and best practices when it comes to planning for emergency evacuations with pets.

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When Your Pet Is Diagnosed with Cancer

pet is diagnosed with cancerWhen a pet is diagnosed with cancer, things can seem pretty grim. Cancer is a disease that brings with it many fears, worries, and concerns. It is understandable to become caught up in the emotion of the diagnosis and what happens next.

However, a cancer diagnosis doesn’t mean the worst possible outcome, and many pets who are diagnosed with the disease go on to enjoy a good quality of life.

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Why Adopting a Senior Pet Means so Much

Summeridge_iStock_000059648984_Large.jpgIn the notable book Old Dogs: Are The Best Dogs, the virtues of older canines are well documented by the author and a Pulitzer prize-winning photographer. The book describes old dogs as being “vulnerable” creatures who are without “artifice.” They are “at peace” and display “exorbitant gratitude and limitless trust.” Vaughan residents; any of you lucky enough to share your lives with an aging pet will certainly agree.

While this beautiful description could apply to all pets over a certain age, those residing in shelters and animal rescues demonstrate perhaps the most vulnerability and gratitude. Continue…

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