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Tick-Borne Diseases

Spring and summer in our area mean tick season. Even dogs and cats that spend only brief periods of time outdoors can be susceptible to ticks. It is very [...]

Vitamins and Supplements

About 30% of dogs take supplements for both age-related problems and to achieve optimal health. Here are the most common supplements and their applications. Vitamins – PetTabs & PetCal [...]

A Cleaner, Greener Home for Your Pets

Find out some ways to make your home cleaner and greener for your pets! Go green! Conservationists everywhere tout the benefits of living a “green” life. Being environmentally responsible is [...]

The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea

Does your pet have an upset tummy? Find out why we recommend a homemade bland diet of rice and chicken for your furry friend! When your pet comes in [...]

Wellness Testing

One of the trickiest things about being a good pet parent is knowing when your furry friend needs medical care. Sometimes it’s obvious, but other times there’s a problem, [...]

Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Some of these signs, such as weight loss and bad breath, may be indicative of cancer or they may signify other health problems. Regardless, they should always prompt a discussion with your [...]

Declaw Surgery for Cats

Scratching is a natural cat behavior, but it can be destructive in a household. Declaw surgery generally involves the removal of all or a portion of the last bone in each [...]

Does Your Dog Have Worms?

Regardless of how careful you are as a pet owner, intestinal parasites seem to be a very common problem in dogs. Whether it’s from eating an infected stool, uncooked [...]

Understanding Canine Distemper In Dogs

Canine distemper is a contagious viral disease that affects dogs. The disease is also known to affect some species of wildlife, including skunks, wolves, coyotes, ferrets, raccoons, and foxes. The virus [...]

Pet First Aid Kit

Bleeding toenail after a nail trim at home? Cut paw while hiking? Having a first aid kit handy will help hold your pet over before having [...]

Facts About Canine Influenza

Dog flu is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs caused by a specific Type A influenza virus referred to as a “canine influenza virus.” This is a disease of [...]

International Travel with Pets

If you plan to travel internationally with your pet, be aware that there may be special health certificates and vaccination requirements for the country you plan to visit. In [...]

Parasites and Your Pet

Are you itching to protect your pets from parasites? Here is a resource for all your parasite prevention questions and needs. Did you know? A single flea can drink [...]

Swine Influenza and You

Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, [...]

Your Pet’s Dental Health

Does your pet have bad breath? Bad breath isn’t just unpleasant, it can be unhealthy. Up to 80% of dogs and 70% of cats that do not receive proper [...]

Dog Walking Safety Tips

Keeping your canine companion happy and safe during a walk is very important. Find out some hints to keeping your walk safe and relaxing here! What a blissful sight: dog [...]

Feline Pneumonia: What You Need to Know

​​​​Is your cat coughing, wheezing and producing nasty-looking snot from her nose? It’s not a run-of-the-mill cold as we might think of it. Cats can be prone to respiratory [...]

Dog Vaccine Recommendations

“What vaccines should my dog get?” This is a question veterinarians hear on a fairly regular basis. Find out how we can help! Because of advances in science and [...]

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