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2nd annual Red, White & Beagle charity fundraiser - July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Join in  for the 2nd annual Red, White & Beagle charity fundraiser at Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, Virginia on Sunday, July 17 from 1-4 p.m. This fundraiser will benefit the Beagle Freedom ...

Rabies: How to Prevent it and What to Do if You Get Bitten


Rabies infections in people are rare in the United States. However, nationally, there are about 7,000 rabies cases each year in animals, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though rabies is lethal, the good news is that it’s preventable. Passed to a person ...

Is Your Pet at a Healthy Weight?


One of the best things you can do for your companion animals is keep them at a healthy weight, and yet we see a lot of dogs and cats that are slightly to extremely overweight with corresponding chronic health issues like diabetes, arthritis, endocrine and ...

Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats


What is a heart murmur?  A heart murmur is an abnormal noise in your pet’s heart heard with a stethoscope.  The noise is a swishing sound in the midst of the normal lub-dub of the heartbeat.  It is often concerning for people to be informed that ...

It’s Only Funny until Your Dog Runs out of Spoons


We have all laughed at videos showing dogs and babies, dogs and vacuum cleaners, dogs and balloons ... We pass these on to our Facebook friends. But it’s time to stop. We are laughing at dogs feeling anxious, and that’s not funny. It has to do ...

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