My name is Jazzy!  I am a pretty girl, and I am about 5 years old. I made my way to Cape Ann Animal Aid when my family couldn't keep me due to some allergies.  Change can be tough, but I am putting my best paw forward and excited for an opportunity at a family to love me forever! In my previous home I was playful and affectionate. I loved being pet or bird watching out the window. I would do best in a quiet home as your one and only!  

If you would like to get a loved one a pet, you should go for it. However, it might be a good idea not to gift a pet quite exactly. Many animal shelters sell gift certificates that cover their rescue fee. Giving a gift certificate to cover the cost of adoption allows pet parents time to rese…

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Veterinarians are beginning to study CBD’s effects on pets and assess its safety. Despite this lack of official guidance, pet owners are increasingly seeking out CBD for their pets.

Dogs and cats are victims of several intestinal parasites frequently referred to as worms. The most common are roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Of these four, only roundworms and tapeworms are commonly seen in the stool. At the Manchester Animal Hospital, we recommend pets be checked for intestinal parasites twice a year as worms found in dogs and cats are potential health hazards for humans too. 

It is often difficult to determine why some pets suffer painful anal sac disorders while others do not. Most pets who are having problems with their anal glands will scoot their bottom along the floor, frequently turn to lick or bite at the anal region, or display discomfort when passing stool. Any pet with persistent symptoms like these should be evaluated by a veterinarian.