HOWLiday Safety Tips

The holidays are a time for gathering with family and friends, including our pets. Keep things merry + bright and check out our tips below to enjoy a healthy and happy holiday.
Give Pets an Escape from the Holiday Hubbub
If you're having family and friends over for the holidays, give pets somewhere quiet to retreat or consider keeping...
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$10 Microchips at ARC

Summer means warm weather, longer days, and more people and their pets enjoying the outdoors... which also means the potential for more pets to become lost. To help protect your furry friends, we're offering $10 microchips through Friday, Sept. 22. Microchips are an optional and permanent form of identification. The procedure is simple and consists of injecting a radio-frequency identification implant under the loose skin between a dog's shoulder blades;...
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Summer Safety for Pets

Summer is just around the corner, and temperatures are already soaring! Check out the tips below to help your pets beat the heat while still enjoying the summer sun.

  Heat Advisories - If it's too hot for people, it's too hot for pets. Heat advisories apply to our animal friends as well - make sure they have access to plenty of water and shade if they're outside for any period...
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Winter Weather Tips for Pets

Oh the weather outside is frightful...

With the temperatures dropping and the wind chill making it even colder, it’s not just people that need to be concerned about the effects of winter weather. Pet owners need to protect their furry friends from the cold as well and provide them with a little extra care in the coming months.
Keep Them Cozy
The best place for your pet to be...
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Dogs and Children: Preventing Bites

Just because a dog appears or is thought to be good with kids does not mean that the dog will tolerate everything a child does. Children are unpredictable and they make loud noises and erratic motions/moves that could cause a dog to become frightened and overwhelmed. Any dog, even friendly dogs, can and will bite under the right circumstances, especially if they feel threatened and cannot escape the situation. Statistics...
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Keep your pets safe during a winter storm

As we prepare for the coming winter storm, remember to include your pets in your safety action plan. These tips can be boiled down to: if it’s too cold for you, it’s probably too cold for your pet. Stay prepared with a few tips that’ll keep your pet safe:
  1. Most important: bring your pets inside the home. The home is the safest place for your entire family during a...
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Pop-up Dog License Sales

The Montgomery County Animal Resource Center is holding several pop-up sales events for dog owners to purchase their 2022 dog licenses. The annual dog license sale period runs through Jan. 31. Licenses cost $20 for spayed or neutered dogs and $24 for unaltered dogs. After Jan. 31, the cost of each license will double. An annual dog license is traceable 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it...
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Howl-o-ween Safety Tips

Did someone say spooky szn? Keep your four-legged friends safe this howl-o-ween and check out these tips & tricks! Sorry, no treats. 😉
  • Curious canines don’t know the bowl by the door or your child’s candy stash isn’t for them. Keep your pets safe and make sure all candy is out of their reach. Chocolate and sugar-free candies containing...
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