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  • Easter Lilies: A Holiday Hazard

    Apr 07 2017

    While beautiful, the Easter lily can be very dangerous to have around your cats. Ingesting any part of an Easter lily; the petals, stem, leaves, or even the water or…

  • Pet Poison Prevention Week

    Mar 23 2017

    March 19th-March 25th is Pet Poison Prevention week! Some tips about preventing your pets from getting poisoned and what to do if they are. Poison prevention: Be aware of the…

  • Flea preventative is important all year round!

    Mar 06 2017

    Virginia weather is a finicky thing and with spring right around the corner many pet parents are thinking of re-starting their pet’s flea regiments. We often hear from pet parents…

  • February 28th is Spay Day USA!

    Feb 28 2017

    Spaying your female pets is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. Spaying is a surgical procedure that involves removing your pets uterus and ovaries. There are many…

  • Ways to keep your pet happy and healthy!

    Feb 23 2017

    As a pet parent, it’s important to keep your pet happy and healthy! Our pets need more than our love to keep them in tip-top shape! Here are some important…

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    Feb 14 2017

    At Animal Care of Gloucester we love to love pets! We wanted to wish all our clients and their pets a Happy Valentine’s Day. In the spirit of Valentine’s day,…

  • February is Dental Health Month!

    Feb 10 2017

    Dental health is a very important, often overlooked part of your pet’s health and well-being. It is important to get your pet’s dental health evaluated by your veterinarian at least…

  • Protecting Paws from Hot Pavement!!

    Jun 10 2016

    Asphalt gets how very quickly in the summer. It’s easy to forget to keep our furry friends feet safe, but their paw pads can be just as tender as our…

  • Fleas!!!!

    Jun 02 2016

    Stray cats and dogs, rabbits and ferrets can carry flea eggs into your yard. Having a fence doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll keep fleas out. That’s why flea and tick prevention…

  • Heat Exhaustion and Car Safety for Dogs

    May 19 2016

    Although it may be fun to take your dog with you on your errands, dogs in cars is generally just not a good idea. From potential heat exhaustion to unrestrained…