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Tips for Your Pet’s Water Safety

Tips for Your Pet’s Water Safety

Want to take a refreshing dip with your furry friend this summer? You should! However, be aware that your pet can be exposed to several dangers when venturing out into the water. Before making a splash this summer, learn about the most common water hazards that your...

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A Pet-Friendly 4th of July

A Pet-Friendly 4th of July

In the pet world, the 4th of July is feared and dreaded with good reason. Your pet can encounter many dangers with scorching hot weather, explosions going off in the sky, and hazards lurking around the barbeque. Turn your July 4th celebration into a party you and your...

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How to Densensitive Your Pet to Fireworks

How to Densensitive Your Pet to Fireworks

July Fourth may not be every pet owner's favorite holiday, especially if loud fireworks always send your pet into a frenzy. One thing you can do to curb your pet's anxiety and fear of fireworks is to desensitize them to the loud noises. Follow our step-by-step guide...

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Prepare Your Pet for the Workplace

Prepare Your Pet for the Workplace

Going back to the office and sad that your favorite furry coworker won't be able to be by your side for much longer? Fortunately, June 25 is Take Your Dog to Work Day, so you may be able to work with your best bud again if your office allows it. However, before you...

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3 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe While Hiking

3 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe While Hiking

Whether you're planning on staying in Ocean Avenue this weekend or venturing a little further out, consider taking your four-legged friend with you on a weekend adventure. With the temperatures slowly warming up, it's the perfect time to check out some hiking trails...

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Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

Buckle Up! Car Travel Safety Tips for Pets

When taking a vacation or a road trip, you may want to include your pet in the fun and excitement. But, before heading out on your trip, ensure you prepare your pet for travel with the following tips from our team here at Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital. #1: Keep...

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What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

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Back to School Activities For Your Pet

Back to School Activities For Your Pet

Has a member of your household recently returned to school? Whether the kids are learning online or in the classroom, they are going to be a lot busier. Your pets can also enjoy spending their extra free time engaging in new activities. Our team here at Ocean Avenue...

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Is Your Pet in Pain?

Is Your Pet in Pain?

Cats and dogs are extremely skilled at hiding signs when they are in pain. This can lead to suffering for weeks, months, or sometimes even years without complaint. To help pet owners identify pain in their furry companions, the International Veterinary Academy of Pain...

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