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Cognitive Decline in Senior Cats

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Did you know that, just like people, cats can experience a decline in cognitive abilities as they age? Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is not uncommon in senior kitties. A vet … Read More »

Things You Didn’t Know About Fido’s Nose

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Has your dog ever woken you up by sniffing your face, or perhaps offering affectionate ‘snoot boops’? Does Fido sometimes get completely fixated on a scent he’s picked up on … Read More »

Dog Bite Prevention Tips

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Dog Bite Prevention Week starts April 10th. This is a very important topic! According to the CDC, there are about 4.5 million dog bites in the US every year. That … Read More »

Unchain A Dog Month

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February is Unchain A Dog Month. This is one message we definitely want to help spread! Keeping a dog chained is becoming illegal in more and more places, which is … Read More »

Introducing a Dog to Your Resident Cat

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Are you adopting a dog? Congratulations! Of course, if you have a cat, your kitty probably won’t be as enthusiastic as we are. First impressions are a very big deal … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Cat Care, Dog Care

Help! My Dog Won’t Stop Sneezing

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Just like you, your dog sneezes sometimes. Most often, it’s simply because small particles of dust, dirt, grass, or other materials make their way into the nasal passages—your dog uses … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Dog Care

Is Your Cat Licking Herself Too Much?

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If you own a cat, you’ll notice that she licks herself frequently. Cats spend a lot of time grooming themselves by licking, so this behavior in and of itself isn’t … Read More »

Why Do Cats Like to Sleep So Much?

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Cats come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and personalities, but they share one thing in common: they love sleeping. In fact, cats sleep on average around 15 hours per … Read More »

How to Introduce Two Dogs

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At some point or another, your dog will almost certainly meet another dog. It might be because you’re adopting a second pup to add to your family, or simply because … Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions for Confused Cats

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Happy New Year! And, to all of our feline patients, an early Happy Mew Year. (Fluffy’s holiday is actually tomorrow, January 2nd.) Today, many people will be thinking about their … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Cat Care
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