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Our passion in living, breathing form

We fight to keep pets and people together because we know just how lost we’d all be without our own. With that being said, we want you to meet some of the faces who are the reason behind our undying...
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Piece by Piece: The Secrets of Dog Body Language

So, unless you know something we don’t, dogs can’t talk. They do communicate, however, through their body language. Today we thought we’d take you through some of the common signals dogs use to indicate how they’re feeling. Even if you...
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The next generation of vets eager to lead with love

When someone tells you they’ve wanted to be a veterinarian ever since they were a little kid, you almost never have to ask why.  Ninety-nine percent of the time the first person they ever found a friend in was their...
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Pets Are People, Too

How much are our animals like us?  If you have spent any time at all on social media you know that there are plenty of people anthropomorphizing their pets. That’s a big word that I couldn’t pronounce or spell until...
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Preparing your pet for a tiny human

“So, how many kids do you have?” they ask me. “Three,” I say. “Beesley is 4 years old. Maeby is 2. And Marley’s 11 months.” The stranger starts to gush, patiently waiting for me to pull up a photo while...
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Checking In and Stepping Up

Every morning starts the same. But not in the way that you’re thinking. It’s not a glum, meandering affair here in the morning. It’s active, lively. Vaccines are being drawn, paperwork is being prepared. Scattered laughter echoes in the high...
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The Early Years (and Onward)

Michelle Rivera, our CEO and founder, prefers to stay clear of the spotlight. But any discussion of history regarding this organization requires her reluctant participation. That’s why we got her to sit down and tell us the story of what...
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Operation Sabrina

“You just don’t understand what I’m offering you,” Linda’s heart ached as these words faded faster and further into the empty apartment each time she visited. “You’re going to be so spoiled. You’re just going to love it. I’m going...
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What You Don’t See

It’s 7:45 in the morning and mostly quiet. Even though there have been people here for quite a while, this is the time when the day really gets going.   … At the morning meeting, we talk about the day ahead....
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Top 5 reasons why you should spay/neuter your pet

There’s a lot more to spay and neuter than just preventing pets from having babies. Don’t get us wrong, the little suckers are ca-yoot. But what’s more important to us is that all pets have the same opportunity to live...
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