Today is  National Mutt Day. As the 'mom' of both mutts and pedigree dogs it's my job to ensure my fur babies have healthy food, plenty of water, shelter and good health.

In the summer we find ourselves outside more which means our dog is more likely to come in contact with feral animals and with that comes the risk of rabies exposure. One Quad-City veterinarian offers advice to keep all dogs healthy by keeping your pet's vaccines up to date.

You can learn more about the devastating rabies virus and how to prevent it by reading this QC Times article. Happy National Mutt Day and here's to celebrating our little mutts like Aja while we keep our fur babies happy and healthy.