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November is National Pet Diabetes Month

If you didn’t know your dog or cat could develop diabetes, you’re not alone. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, so learning that your dog or cat has the condition can leave you with many questions. While … Continue reading

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Holiday Food Hazards For Pets

Be wary of holiday food hazards for pets! The following foods should be avoided. 1) Turkey / Ham and Bones: These foods can be high in fat and lead to pancreatitis even if eaten in small quantities in some patients. … Continue reading

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5 Facts About Ear inflammation and Infection in Dogs

“Otitis externa” is the fancy medical term for inflammation or infection of your pet’s outer ear canal. Here are some things some folks believe about recurring ear problems … and the facts. You might think … “All ear infections are … Continue reading

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How to Differentiate Incontinence From Behavioral Elimination Problems

If a cat is housesoiling and the owner is finding large pools of urine in a discreet area or small amounts on vertical surfaces, the animal is not incontinent. Urine spraying or marking by a cat is usually a response … Continue reading

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Want to learn more about which vaccines are right for your dog?

No one wants to give more medication to their pet than necessary, right? Well, vaccines are like medications, and we believe in vaccinating pets ONLY with those vaccines truly needed for the age, breed, lifestyle and travel habits for that … Continue reading

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Is Rabies Still a Threat to Cats?

We know you love your cat, and vaccinating avoids putting them at an unnecessary risk. Wild animals have been known to get in to houses through an open door, screen or chimney. And if your cat is exposed, the consequences … Continue reading

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A Cat Litter That Can Tell You About Your Cat’s Health

PrettyLitter is a special cat litter that changes colors to alert owners of potential illnesses that can be detected via the urine in an otherwise asymptomatic cat. According to PrettyLitter’s website, the granules are made of porous silica gel containing … Continue reading

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Your Pet’s Halloween Party Rules

1. Keep me away from party hazards! 2. Don’t leave me alone with Halloween decorations that are automated or pose choking hazards (like string lights or fake spiderwebs). 3. Don’t put me in a costume if I’m uncomfortable or resist. 4. Make sure … Continue reading

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October is “Adopt a Dog” Month!

American Humane established Adopt-A-Dog Month® in October 1981 as an annual event to encourage people to save lives and enhance their own lives by adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue group. Thirty-two years later, that message is as … Continue reading

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What You Can Do To Help Manage Your Pet’s Pain: A Multimodal Approach To Osteoarthritis

Our pets are very stoic when it comes to showing pain and often times it can be easily over looked. As guardians to our furry friends, we want to make every attempt to be sure they are as comfortable as … Continue reading

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