Roice-Hurst Blog

Heatstroke in Pets

Heatstroke in Pets

As we continue to see high temperatures, heatstroke becomes an increasing concern for our furry friends. While humans have lots of sweat glands to help regulate their body temperature, dogs and cats only have a few in their paws and around their noses. Since they...

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Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks and Pets

Fireworks can be enjoyable for humans, but a common source of fear, anxiety, and stress for animals. The booming sounds and flashing lights can be terrifying and overwhelming for our pets.On the Fourth of July, many pets become so frightened by the noise and commotion...

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July is Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is Lost Pet Prevention Month. As we see fireworks become more common, spend more time outside, have more visitors, and leave windows and doors cracked open, it is important to consider our furry companion’s well-being. It is estimated that over 10 million dogs...

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June is National Microchip Month

June is National Microchip Month

June is National Microchip Month. While we never like to think of our beloved pets getting lost, it is important to have ways to identify them and contact you in the event that it happens. Microchipping your pet is a simple and permanent way to identify them and help...

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Pet Loss

Pet Loss

One of the hardest things we experience as pet lovers is the loss of a beloved animal companion. Whether that’s from the death of a pet, a missing pet, or a pet that had to be rehomed- it’s still a loss and the grieving process is warranted. Sometimes the pain is...

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June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. As we head into the warmer months (known fondly as kitten season), more and more cats are looking for their forever homes. If you’ve been thinking about adding a new feline friend to your home, now is the...

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Introducing Cats to Cats

Introducing Cats to Cats

INTRODUCING CATS TO CATS Some people say cats are like potato chips – you can't have just one! When bringing a new cat into your home with a resident cat, the introduction process should be controlled and gradual. If you rush into things and attempt to "force" a...

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Cat Scratching Preferences

Cat Scratching Preferences

Cats are strong-willed creatures and particularly finicky about a lot of things. If you are a cat guardian, you have undoubtedly asked yourself this question before: why won’t my cat stop scratching my furniture? Maybe you already have a scratching pad or even a kitty...

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May is National Pet Month

May is National Pet Month

May is National Pet Month If you're like us, every day is a day to celebrate pets. However, this month is a great reminder to spend a little extra time on the love and joy pets bring to our lives. Humans and animals have a long history together. In fact, studies have...

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