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Great New Technology to Get Lost Pets Back Home

 I found an interesting and exciting article in the digital version of "Veterinary Practice News" this morning. Apparently, a Los Angeles company is working on a new microchip that would be implanted in dogs and cats called "Escape Alert".
Traditionally, the rice-sized microchips that are currently implanted in our pets, contain only the information on who their owner is and how to contact them. In order to get our lost pets back, a good Samaritan would have to find our dog or cat,  take them to a veterinary clinic or shelter  and have them scanned for a microchip.

Pet Sitters International Convention

Forgive me for not blogging for a long time but I have been out of town visiting my family and most recently, attending the PSI convention in Indianapolis.
The convention was amazing. Of course it was extra special for me as I was crowned as PSI's Pet Sitter of the Year for 2013. They had a whole ceremony with pictures etc. which I hope to share with you soon.The line up of Speakers was awesome and I learned so much about caring for our wonderful pets. Topic sessions included: Geriatric Pets, Exotic Pets, Cats and Litter box issues, Aggressive dogs, Pet First Aid, End of Life Options for pets, Finding Missing pets, etc.

The Sixth Annual Doggie Street Festival

 One again, San Diego welcomes the Doggie Street Festival at Liberty Station.

Sixth Annual Doggie Street Festival
When: Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m.-4.p.m., Parade at 10 a.m.
Where: NTC Park Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing Road, Point Loma
Tickets: Free

This event is not to be missed. Come and bring the kids including the four-legged ones who are well socialized. There is plenty to see, learn, and eat. Also, if you are looking to adopt another furry kid, there will be numerous dogs and kitties looking for their forever homes.

California Top State in Marijuana Poisonings of Dogs

According to KPIX-5 in San Francisco, California has moved into the number one spot for dogs being treated for poisoning by ingesting marijuana. What used to be an incident once or twice a month, has increased to 3 or 4 times a week.
The State of Washington is second, New York is third and Colorado is now 4th. It is believed that due to the legalization of pot for medicinal purposes, there is a lot more of it around and it isn't being kept away safely from our dogs.
Eating marijuana is extremely dangerous for canines.

Happy Mother's Day


 I would like to wish all the mothers and grandmothers and great grandmothers a very Happy Mother's Day tomorrow. That applies to all of you who have kids whether they have two legs or four, whether they are feathered or scaled, soft and cuddly or wet and cold.

Being a mother is an awesome responsibility...especially being a good one! So you deserve to get some kudos and lots of TLC from your families tomorrow.

Have fun and enjoy the love.
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