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7 Ways To Keep Your Pet From Getting Lost

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It’s Lost Pet Prevention Month! This is an important topic, if a sad one. As many as one in three pets are lost or stolen at some point over the course of their lives. That’s a pretty sobering statistic. While we hope all of our patients are safe and sound at home, this is one … 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 works out to about 1 out of every 73 people! Because many of these bites could have been avoided, this is one area where an … Read More »

Do’s And Don’ts of Giving Your Cat Flea Control

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Is your feline pal itching? Uh oh: Fluffy may have fleas. Fleas can not only make pets miserably itchy, they can also cause dangerous health issues, such as anemia; can carry tapeworms and other parasites; and can spread disease. Keeping up with Fluffy’s flea control is very important! However, parasite control products contain chemicals, so … Read More »

5 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog   

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As dog-lovers, who among us hasn’t given in to throwing Fido a scrap or two when we’re eating? Those big watery eyes are hard to say no to, but sometimes it’s necessary. Some foods just aren’t good for dogs and can even harm them. Knowing which morsels and treats to keep away from your canine … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

February Is National Cat Health Month 

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For many people, the first couple months of a new year are a time of renewed focus on the things that matter most. Since our feline companions fall in that category, now is a good time to focus on the health and well-being of your Kitty. In recognition of National Cat Health Month, be sure … 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 one change we are happy to see. A vet offers some information on this below. A Harmful Practice   Chained dogs are very vulnerable to … Read More »

Cat Food Storage Mistakes

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Fresh food is just as important for cats as it is for humans. By necessity, we’ve learned how to store our food, especially when we buy in bulk. It only makes sense to take similar measures when managing Fluffy’s food supply. And how you handle and store cat food affects not only its freshness but … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Meet The Maine Coon

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Do you like fluffy cats? If so, you’ve probably found yourself absolutely charmed by a Maine Coon at some point. These big, lovable felines are not only super cute, they’re also very personable. In fact, you’ll probably be seeing a lot of Maine Coon kittens on holiday cards over the next few weeks. A veterinarian … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Meet The Werewolf Kitty

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Halloween isn’t far off now. Pop into almost any store this week, and you’ll see all sorts of Halloween candy and decor, and plenty of products with spiders, skulls, vampires, mummies, and, of course, werewolves. In fact, there’s a new werewolf on the scene, and she’s pretty adorable. In this article, a veterinarian discusses Halloween’s … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Adopting A Shelter Dog

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October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Of course, every month should be Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, as far as we’re concerned. Many of our adorable patients are former shelter dogs that are now living the high life as pampered pets. If you’re ready to bring a new canine companion into your home, please … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care
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