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Archive for June 2010

Golden Retriever

Breed Highlight: Golden Retriever

For several decades, the Golden Retriever has been one of the world’s most popular dog breeds. Originating in the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s, a man named Lord Tweedmouth was in search for a superior retrieving dog that would be well suited to the Scottish climate and rough terrain.

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Dog In Car

Heat Stroke in Dogs

We have seen record heat very early this year and a tragic result is the increase of heat related deaths among dogs that are left in cars. Even though it is the end of summer, the heat is not letting up, so we want to remind you to be on guard against heat stroke. It takes less than 10 minutes for the interior of a vehicle to reach 160 degrees on a 90 degree day.

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The Life Cycle of a Flea

Nice spring rains in central Texas means we will have meadows of flowers in every color and shape and butterflies, but did you know the flea has the same life cycle as a butterfly?  Like the butterfly, fleas gestate in a cocoon.

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