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Before you let your dog jump into the lake, double check for blue-green algae. If you spot blue-green algae, DO NOT let your dog swim in the lake! Dr. Fay-Thompson, one of our ER veterinarians, explains the dangers of blue-green algae in our blog: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/dangers-of-blue-green-algae/
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Do you have a senior dog? Does he/she tend to slip on your hardwood floors? Here are 5 tips to prevent your senior dog from slipping: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/five-tips-for-keeping-your-senior-dog-slip-free/

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Many people don't understand that losing a pet is a heartbreaking experience. Mourning pet owners often feel like they're not "normal". In our blog, Kristi Lehman, MSW, LGSW with MN Pets explains that grieving the loss of a pet IS normal and offers a few suggestions on how pet owners can express their feelings: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/grieving-the-loss-of-a-pet/

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Is your dog afraid of thunderstorms, fireworks, and other loud noises? Dr. Thell, one of our ER veterinarians, shares what pet owners can do to help their pets: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/did-you-hear-that-noise-aversion-in-dogs/
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Read now so you're prepared if this ever happens to you! Dr. Bequette, one of our ER veterinarians, shares what pet owners should do if their pet is hit by a car and how to prevent this from happening: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/my-dog-was-hit-by-a-car-what-should-i-do/

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Cats don't need A/C in the summer. Cats should drink milk. Dogs will only eat socks once and learn their lesson.

Not everything we find on Google is true. When in doubt, always ask your family veterinarian! In our latest blog, a few members of our healthcare team discuss the three pet myths listed above and explain why they are myths: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/pet-myths-part-ii/

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If you own a pet, DO NOT purchase these plants for your home or landscaping! Dr. Swartzel, one of our ER veterinarians, shares a list of the most common plants that put pets in the ER here in Minnesota! Learn more here: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/common-plants-that-are-toxic-to-pets/

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Is it safe to make my dog vomit at home? Here's what Dr. Thell, one of our ER veterinarians, has to say: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/should-i-make-my-dog-vomit-at-home/
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Dr. Swartzel, one of our ER veterinarians, shares more pet safety tips for Memorial Day including how to keep your pets safe at BBQ's or picnics and what pet owners need to know about heatstroke. Learn more here: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/pet-safety-tips-for-memorial-day-part-ii/

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Dr. Swartzel, one of our ER veterinarians, shares pet safety tips for Memorial Day weekend. Learn more here: http://aercmn.com/blog/posts/pet-safety-tips-for-memorial-day-part-i/

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