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By contactus@morenapethospital.com
June 08, 2014
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Have some fun with us by entering our ‘I Love My Pet’ Pin to Win Pinterest Board Contest!

 We have a PET-PERFECT prize pack to give away: Complimentary Physical Exam, Flea/Heartworm Prevention & a New Toy for your Pet! No Better Way to Kick Off Summer Right For Your Pet!

  How to Enter:

          1. Follow us on Pinterest.

          2. Repin our contest photo: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/511580838894547255/


It's that SIMPLE! Feel free to get acquainted with our Pinterest boards. We love to see photos of your pets so we welcome you to create a board of your own and share on to our page by adding @ Morena Pet Hospital to your board's description.

Don't forget to share this contest with your friends & family!

Contest ends July 31, 2014. Happy Pinning!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By contactus@morenapethospital.com
May 04, 2014
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Now that nice weather is here many of us will take to spring cleaning, home remodeling projects, or even outdoor gardening.  Although we may be looking forward to a new, fresh look, our pets on the other hand may not be so fond leading to increased stress and behavioral problems.  With some advanced planning and following of the tips below, we can help you to keep your pet stress free.

  • Alert any workers that a pet is in the household.  Ask that they alert you if any hazardous fumes or sprays will be used in the process.  If you will be doing projects DIY, try to pick products that are pet safe and use natural ingredients.
  • Make up a safe and comfortable place for your pet to escape the noise, ideally in a room as far away from the work zone as possible.  Be sure to move in all of your pet’s essentials: food, water, litter box, bedding, toys, etc.  Pets that are crate trained may feel safest in their crate.  Remember to put a sign on the door alerting those in the house that your pet is in the room and to keep the door closed at all times.
  • You may try leaving a TV on or playing calming music to help drown out any construction noise.  We recommend playing the music for your pet prior to your project in order to get your pet familiar with the sounds.  Be sure to offer positive reinforcements such as treats and praise each time you start the music selection.
  • Each evening after workers have finished for the day and before you let your pet out of its room, check the construction area for any hazardous materials or escape routes (E.g. holes in the wall or open doors and windows).
  • Pick up any small objects that may be left behind like nails, staples, or tacks that your pet may swallow or injure itself on.
  • Check for any poisonous substances such as paint or paint thinner that may get on your pet’s fur.  Cats especially are prone to grooming excessively and may become ill if ingesting any foreign substance.  While gardening, make sure to avoid any poisonous plants, fertilizer, and insectiside that may be toxic not only to pets but also wild animals such as visiting birds and squirrels. 
  • Remember to spend as much time playing and socializing your pet.  This will help ease both of your stress and strengthen the bond between you.
  • There are many anti-anxiety products on the market today.  If your pet will tolerate clothing, you may consider trying the Thundershirt, a pet product that provides gentle, constant pressure to help calm your pet.  There are also pheromone-based products, such as Feliway for cats and Adaptil for dogs that help ease anxiety during stressful situations and deter destructive behavior (E.g. urine marking, scratching, or aggressiveness).  If your pet still exhibits destructive behavior despite these tips, you may consider using an anti-anxiety medication that can be prescribed by your veterinarian.

If you notice any behavioral changes in your pet or increased anxiety, please discuss your concerns with your veterinarian.  

By contactus@morenapethospital.com
March 29, 2014
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The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) began the Earth Hour campaign to unite people across nations to protect the planet.  Each year, the global environmental group organizes the event on the last Saturday of March at 8:30 pm local time as a committment to reducing the environmental impact.  Numerous individuals, cities, landmarks, and businesses turn out their non-essential lights for an entire hour to signify to everyone that the world's environmental issues don't have to overwhelm us.  Even the smallest of efforts can have a huge impact for a better tomorrow. 

For more information or to see a listing of this year's participants and events near you, visit https://worldwildlife.org/pages/earth-hour or http://www.earthhour.org/.

 

By contactus@morenapethospital.com
March 15, 2014
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WE DID IT! We have over 500 fan friends and just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone for their continuous support in growing our Morena Pet community! We cherish your comments, photos, and views more than we can say.  

*****Here it is as promised, Our 500 FAN GIVEAWAY!*****

How to Enter:
1) Like this status post
2) Comment what type of pet you have (E.g. cat, dog, bird, etc.)
3) Follow this link to enter: http://tinyurl.com/omyxl4k

Our #Giveaway will run until the end of March, so be sure to share with your family and friends!

 

By contactus@morenapethospital.com
March 07, 2014
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Morena Pet Hospital’s

“Best Smile” Pet Photo Contest

Rules and Regulations

The “Best Smile” Pet Photo Contest begins on January 13, 2014     at 8am PST and ends on March 31, 2014 at 6pm PST.

Prizes:

Grand Prize: Complimentary Dental Cleaning (includes a physical exam, gas

anesthesia, dental scaling, ultrasonic cleaning, polishing & more). In addition, the Grand Prize Winner will receive a dental home care kit for your pet!

2nd Place Prize: Complimentary Physical Exam to evaluate your pet’s dental health. In addition, receive a dental home care kit for your pet!

3rd Place Prize: Receive a dental home care kit for your pet!

Eligibility:

If you are 13 years of age or younger, you may participate in the Contest with the

permission and assistance of your parent(s) or guardian(s). Void where prohibited by law. The Contest is subject to all applicable national, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Employees and independent contractors of Morena Pet Hospital and any other individual involved in the development or promotion of the Contest, and immediate family members are not eligible. By entering the contest, you warrant that your entry is original, that you are the sole owner and copyright holder of your entry, and that you have not granted exclusive rights to all or part of your entry to any other person or entity. All entries shall become the property of Morena Pet Hospital.

Winners will be announced via Facebook the week following submission closing. All winners will also be notified via email and/or by phone of their status.

 

How to Enter:

To enter, submit a photograph of your pet online via our Morena Pet Hospital Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/morenapethospital

OR by submitting your entry here to us at the following address:

Morena Pet Hospital

Attn: Best Smile Pet Photo Contest 1540 Morena Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92110

**Be sure to include Attn: Best Smile Pet Photo Entrant in your submissions! Thank you for your submission.

 

 

Submissions Valid though March 31, 2014