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Marijuana in Minnesota: What pet parents need to know

With the recent legalization of marijuana in Minnesota, pet parents may be left with questions about the potential risks to their furry friends. 

We chatted with Dr. Graham Brayshaw, Director of Veterinary Medicine at AHS, to learn more about the potential effects of marijuana on cats and dogs and what pet parents need to know to keep their pets safe.

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Last chance: Grab an AHS “Love Somebunny” T-shirt

The “Love Somebunny” t-shirt honors the big place our tiny friends hold in our heart. This EAR-resistible design is leaving the store at the end of the month, but you still have time to snag one for yourself or the bunny lover in your life.

Place your order by September 30 to receive a “Love Somebunny” shirt. The best part? Your purchase helps AHS care for countless critters that deserve loving homes.

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Share your love story and help AHS earn $100,000

We know that pets change our lives for the better. Share how the love of your adopted pet has changed your life to help give AHS the chance at a $100,000 grant from Petco Love. Plus, you can earn a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and BOBS from Skechers shoes for yourself!

How to manage excessive barking

Does your dog love to bark? Do you wonder if they'll ever learn to control their urge? Whether it's a delivery driver, canine passerby, or neighborhood squirrel that prompt your pup to vocalize, we're here to tell you it's possible to curb their barking — with a little training.

In this video, one of our expert trainers discusses reasons for your dog's excessive barking and how to minimize it.

For more tips, check out our Ask a Trainer series.

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