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Nicotine cartridges/filters can contain anywhere from 6-36 mg of nicotine–about the same amount as in a cigarette. The bottles of liquid used to recharge the cartridges (e-liquid, e-juice) contain up to 36 mg nicotine/mL and come in 10-30 mL bottles (30 mL was largest I was able to find), so can contain as much as […]

Protect Your Pets from Easter Holiday Hazards

Easter is a great time for families but we have to always remember that what’s fine for people isn’t necessarily okay for pets. Here are a few common Easter items that are the biggest problem during this holiday. Easter Lilies – Lilies are highly toxic to cats. All parts of the Easter lily plant are poisonous, […]


Regular examinations and preventive medications can help protect your pets from fleas, ticks, heartworms, and intestinal parasites like roundworms and hookworms. Don’t leave your pet unprotected from these predators. Ticks and Fleas Ticks and fleas are blood-drinking parasites that can also cause serious illness in pets. Ticks can transmit infections like Lyme disease, and fleas […]

The Truth about Spay and Neuter

The truth is that getting your pet spayed or neutered can save countless lives. On average 64% of animals taken to shelters nationwide have to be euthanized. The numbers are staggering. One estimate is that between 10 and 12 million pets are euthanized because of lack of available homes. Purebreds account for nearly 30% of […]