Health News

Keeping Your Animal Healthy

Our wonderful veterinarians occasionally pass on health information and alerts to us, and we thought we would pass them on to you. View the latest Health News articles below.

  • Kennel Cough vs. Canine Flu vs. Coronavirus - Are you uncertain as to what the differences are and how to determine if your pet is ill?  These links from PetMd, the Canine Journal, the Centers for Disease Control, and Merck offer a few articles that might be able to answer your general questions.  And don’t forget that your local veterinarian is probably the […]
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Changes Adoption Events - 3/18/20…In order to keep our volunteers safe, Shamrock will not have adoption days or nights through the month of April.  None of our volunteers will be on site at any Feeders Supply location to talk to you about your possible next pet.  We will reevaluate this status again in the next few weeks. But be […]
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness is Supported by Shamrock Every Day - As a pet owner, you can help reduce the pet overpopulation problem by getting your pet spayed (female) or neutered (male). The following chart shows some statistics that you may find interesting. It shows how may litters of puppies and kittens each pair of dogs and cats can have in a year’s period of time. […]
  • Keep Pets Safe This Winter - 5 Ways to Protect Pets This Winter Follow these tips to keep animals safe and comfortable in the cold. In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple guidelines. Keep Pets Sheltered Keep your pets inside with […]
  • Keep Pets Safe in the Heat - How and where to cool animals down when temperatures soar. The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages, sometimes […]
  • FDA Alert Updates - 01/07/2020…In 2019 there were several FDA alerts regarding canned dog and cat food containing excess levels of vitamin D.  In order to keep up-to-date on any further alerts, please visit the FDA website at https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/news-events/ and click on “CVM Updates.”