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Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) sponsors this event to promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.3 million dogs enter shelters every year. When these abandoned and often abused animals find their way to a shelter, each one needs a forever home. …

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Honoring the Dogs of 9/11

The events on the morning of 9/11/2001 bring back vivid memories for those of us who were alive at the time and old enough to understand the unfolding World Trade Center disaster. As we watched the towers burn and fall to the ground, little did we know the heroism that would be required on that day and in the days …

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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. The American Veterinary Medical Association has provided some great information on their website about vaccinating your pets. According to the AVMA, “Vaccinations protect your pet from highly contagious and deadly diseases and improve their overall quality of life. Experts agree that widespread use of vaccinations within the last century has prevented death and disease …

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Easy Online Reservations & Access to Your Records

We are always looking for ways to upgrade and improve our services and we are pleased to announce the operation of our new, state-of-the-art online customer data management system. This new software system provides greater efficiency and many time-saving functions for us, our customers, and the pets in our care. It’s easy to navigate, it’s mobile device friendly, and our …

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A Well-Behaved Dog is Happy, Fun & a Great Companion!

Dog Board & Train — Coming July 1 Board & Train is our new 10-day training program that combines all-inclusive boarding accommodations and professional obedience school. Training is performed by our professional trainer with a disciplined but caring approach and provides the consistency necessary to establish : Trust between owner and dog Reliable behavior on and off leash Stronger bond …

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Keeping Your Dog’s Nails Trimmed

Nail trimming is a necessary part of dog grooming and it’s much more than just a superficial, cosmetic procedure. It’s essential to the good health and well-being of your dog and should be done frequently enough to keep your dog’s nails short. Long nails can damage your dog’s feet and cause pain. When your dog’s nails are too long, their …

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Can Pets Spread COVID-19?

This is a good question and here’s what we found . . . According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), “there is no clear evidence at this point to indicate that pets become ill with COVID-19 or that they spread it to other animals, including humans. More investigation is underway and, as we learn more, we will update you. …

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Canine Cough Reminder . . .

Along with the damp Spring weather, Canine Cough seems to be making the rounds again. IBPSA (International Boarding & Pet Services Association)* has provided its member pet care businesses with the following important information about Canine Cough. Please also refer to our blog post, “Canine Cough,” September 18, 2018, for information on Happy Tails’ vaccination policy and the preventative measures …

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For the Love of Pets!

We all know how much we love our pets. They are great companions and they can be lots of fun — but did you know they can also be good for our health? Healthy Pets, Healthy People According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Pets can increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, and socialize. Regular walking or playing …

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Thank you to our faithful customers and our dedicated staff for making 2019 a great year for Happy Tails Pet Resort! A Busy Year It was a busy year for us. We completed several remodeling projects, upgraded and added new services, and enlarged our staff — all to maintain our high standards for quality pet care and the best customer …