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September 28th is World Rabies Day. Here’s Some Rabies Prevention Tips for Pet Owners.

Rabies Facts There are around 7,000 cases of animal rabies, mostly in wildlife species, reported in the U.S. every year.  These animals can expose humans or pets to rabies. Cats are more likely to be infected with rabies than dogs! … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Cat Claws

Why do cats need to claw? Cats claw for a few reasons, to maintain the health of the claw and remove the sheath, to mark their territory, for exercise and to relieve stress or release emotional energy. How do cats … Continue reading

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What Your Cat Isn’t Telling You: Top 10 Signs of Sickness

Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP catsINK Vancouver, Canada  If you see any of these signs in your cat, it’s time to call us. Even subtle changes can be really important. Problem 1: That’s not where he should be “going”! When cats … Continue reading

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Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pet

Some info courtesy of VetStreet April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Pets Month. As the weather gets warmer and our pets spend more time outdoors, including beachy and wooded areas, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions about … Continue reading

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Tips For Introducing Your Cat To Another Cat

So you have a cat already and are adopting another cat ( : A carefully planned introduction is everything. Most cats do not readily accept a new member of the family; they need time to get used to the idea. … Continue reading

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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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Slideshow: 27 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

Stay Well With Your Animals Most pet owners don’t need reminding. Animals make people feel good. But we’re talking about more than feeling glad they’re around. Your favorite animal can make you healthy and help you stay that way. You … Continue reading

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Know the Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

All cats need at least an annual preventive care exam to verify that they’re healthy and not harboring some hidden illness. It is extremely difficult to tell when a cat is sick or hurting, so when owners are unaware of … Continue reading

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How to help Your Cat have pleasant Veterinary Visits

From the American Association of Feline Practitioners   Fear is the primary cause of misbehavior. Knowing this can help prevent problematic veterinary visits. GETTING THE CAT INTO THE CARRIER Keep the carrier out in the home. Put treats inside. Train … Continue reading

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When You Want The Best

When you want the very best care for your pet, you can depend on us. Our hospital is among only 15% of companion animal hospitals in North America to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. The association sets … Continue reading

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