Category: MCHS Blog

Backyard wildlife tips:  deer fawns

Backyard wildlife tips: deer fawns

Between now and July, you may notice some adorable, spotted visitors in your yard. White-tailed does commonly leave their fawns in tall grasses, flower beds, or near bushes, where they are most concealed and where she feels they will be safe. Often, these locations end up being right in your backyard. To avoid attracting predators...

Backyard wildlife tips: baby rabbits

Backyard wildlife tips: baby rabbits

The trees and flowers are in full bloom, and you may now be noticing an increase in baby animals around your yard. Baby rabbits (also known as kits) are especially common this time of year. Rabbits typically nest in tall grass or under bushes, but they leave the nest during the day to distract predators...

Warmer weather brings unwanted pests
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Warmer weather brings unwanted pests

The temperatures are rising and that means we will be outside more enjoying the warm weather. Unfortunately, this also means that pests like mosquitos, fleas and ticks will return in full force. Here is how those unwanted pests can affect your untreated pet. Heartworm disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Heartworms...

Allergy season
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Allergy season

Spring is coming and soon it will be time to open up the windows and let the fresh air in. I’m sure the dog owners are looking forward to spending more time outside, enjoying the warmer weather with the dog after being cooped up inside all winter. But it’s also the time of year when...