Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

March 4, 2016

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. To help prevent cold weather dangers from affecting your pet’s health, please heed the following advice from our experts: Repeatedly coming out of the cold into the dry heat of your home can cause…… Read More >

Driving Distractions and Young Drivers

March 4, 2016

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Driving Distraction – While driving normally or on spring breaks. Cell phones – Not to be used while driving — but more for contacting friends when splitting up, and for calling parents everyday. It’s also a means to get in touch with services like AAA. Driving Breaks – Avoid drowsy driving and schedule plenty breaks for longer drives — avoid driving during nighttime. Being well-rested is an important part of driving. There’s plenty of fun to be had during spring break. Just…… Read More >

February is American Heart Month

February 2, 2016

February Is American Heart Month: Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? During the month of February, Americans see the human heart as the symbol of love. February is American Heart Month, a time to show yourself the love. Learn about your risks for heart disease and stroke and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones. Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number 1 killer of women and men in the United States……. Read More >