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  • Apr 15 2023

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    Getting Ready for Puppy Season in Franklin, NC? Adopting TWO Pups Together

    Spring is lovely in Franklin, North Carolina. Just as surely as the season brings back our beautiful, lush green world, it also promises to deliver literally hundreds and hundreds and...
  • Mar 13 2023

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    Let The Sun Shine!

    by Dawn Todd I love sunshine. It’s one of the many reasons I love living in North Carolina…and why we sneak off to Anna Maria Island in Florida at every…

  • Mar 10 2023

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    Does this hurt?

    by Dr. Jeff Todd Yes, these are actually my knees. At 69 years old, I’ve had more parts replaced, and joints “cleaned up” than I care to remember. So far,…

  • Jan 08 2023

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    Deadly Home Remedies

    One of the most common calls we get after hours sounds something like this…”Jake’s just not acting right. He’s all hunched up and he cries when he stands up. Is…

  • May 04 2016

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    What to do when your dog growls

    By Dawn Todd I’ve been living with anywhere from 10 to 50 dogs for over 20 years. During that time I’ve evaluated hundreds of shelter dogs, and I’ve brought more…

  • Mar 28 2016

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    Is Your Finicky Feline Fat?

    By Dawn Todd At The Ark we often see felines who tip the scales at 15, 20 or even 30 pounds! Even our resident beefcake Tiny Tim struggles to keep…

  • Oct 21 2015

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    Pointers for a Perfect Potty: House Training 101

    By Dawn Todd Although Dr. Todd and I kid about what a “pisser” Spanky is, the issue of house training is actually no joking matter. Dogs who don’t “get” house…

  • Sep 02 2015

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    All You Need is Love (and a Dog!)

    They Call it Puppy Love…We Just Call it LOVE By Dawn Todd Yesterday our lovely client Betty told me, “No one loves their dog more than I love my Honeybun!”…

  • Aug 17 2015

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    Dog Play is More than Just Fun and Games

    By Dawn Todd Dogs and humans have play in common. This is just one of the many reasons we feel such kinship to dogs – both our species like to play…

  • Jul 23 2015

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    Everything You Need to Know about Canine Flu

    Find yourself fearing the flu? Canine Influenza is a hot topic right now. We’ve taken some complicated science and distilled it into just what you need to know to keep your…