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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 [...]

Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets2019-12-07T06:40:58+00:00

Allergies in Dogs

Do you think your canine companion has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies dogs can have and how you can treat them. What is an allergy? An allergy is a state of over-reactivity [...]

Allergies in Dogs2019-05-13T13:23:18+00:00

Top 3 Fruits To Feed Your Pet This Fall

Even though there have been numerous awareness campaigns and even scandals regarding pet food, most owners continue to purchase and feed unsafe commercial food to their loyal companions. Due [...]

Top 3 Fruits To Feed Your Pet This Fall2019-05-13T13:24:28+00:00
  • Dog Nail Trimming

Dog Nail Trimming

It’s possible to trim nails without you or your pet being stressed out. The trick to getting them comfortable with the idea is to introduce things gradually, [...]

Dog Nail Trimming2020-03-23T05:12:39+00:00

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 [...]

Does Your Dog Have Worms?2019-05-13T13:23:38+00:00
  • Summer Heat Risks

Summer Heat Risks

Hot summer days with your pet can be a lot of fun, but our four legged friends can be put in some pretty unpleasant and even [...]

Summer Heat Risks2020-03-23T05:14:29+00:00

Is Your Pet Suffering From Stress?

Just as it can be normal for humans to suffer from stress, it’s also normal for pets to get stressed. But more often than not, we don’t always stop [...]

Is Your Pet Suffering From Stress?2019-05-13T13:24:06+00:00
  • Cat Nail Trimming

Cat Nail Trimming

With a little time and patience, it’s possible to trim nails without you or your pet being stressed out. The trick to getting them comfortable with the [...]

Cat Nail Trimming2020-03-23T05:16:44+00:00

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 [...]

Understanding Canine Distemper In Dogs2019-05-13T13:24:35+00:00

Vomiting In Cats Is Just Not Normal!

Most people may think that this is an odd topic to write, but the truth is cats vomit, and this happens regularly. And while there’s the common misconception that [...]

Vomiting In Cats Is Just Not Normal!2019-05-13T13:24:36+00:00
  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

When you leave or return to the house, try to keep things as low key as possible – If you make greetings and goodbyes a big [...]

Separation Anxiety in Dogs2020-03-23T05:18:32+00:00
  • Year Round Heartworm Prevention

Year-Round Heartworm Prevention

The American Heartworm Society recommends that you get your pet tested every 12 months for heartworms and give your pet heartworm preventive 12 months a year. [...]

Year-Round Heartworm Prevention2020-03-23T05:20:24+00:00

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs and Cats

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) happens when the pancreas is unable to produce enzymes that help with digestion. Both dogs and cats are susceptible to the condition and often experience diarrhea, weight [...]

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs and Cats2019-05-13T13:23:48+00:00

5 Keys to Decoding Your Cat’s Body Language

Feline communication is largely nonverbal, although from time to time cats may use special noises — like howls, chirps, growls, hisses and meows — to get their point across. In various [...]

5 Keys to Decoding Your Cat’s Body Language2019-05-13T13:23:09+00:00

Motion Sickness in Dogs

A car ride! A car ride! A car ride! For most dogs it’s the greatest thing since the cookie. But a dog can get motion sickness just like people do, which [...]

Motion Sickness in Dogs2019-05-13T13:24:15+00:00

Corneal Ulcers

The clear front covering of the eye, known as the cornea, is a delicate structure. As such, corneal ulcers can result from trauma to the eye or one of [...]

Corneal Ulcers2019-05-13T13:23:35+00:00

Dog Swimming Safety Tips

They didn't coin the term "doggy paddle" because canines stay on shore. Many dogs enjoy swimming as much as people do, and cool times in the local swimming spot are [...]

Dog Swimming Safety Tips2019-05-13T13:23:47+00:00

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 [...]

Wellness Testing2020-03-23T05:27:28+00:00

Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

It is relatively easy to train a dog to come to you when you call his name, but cats, as usual, are a different story. What is the difference? The evolutionary records show that dogs [...]

Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?2019-05-13T13:24:46+00:00

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 [...]

Declaw Surgery for Cats2019-05-13T13:23:35+00:00
  • Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

Bad breath is a symptom of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is when bacteria gets beneath the gums, destroying tissue surrounding the teeth. If left untreated, your pet [...]

Periodontal Disease2020-03-23T05:29:41+00:00

Atopy – An Allergic Skin Reaction

You want your pet to look good and feel good. But if he’s suffering from atopy — an allergic skin reaction – neither is the case. The itching can make [...]

Atopy – An Allergic Skin Reaction2019-05-13T13:23:20+00:00

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 [...]

Feline Pneumonia: What you need to know2019-05-13T13:23:49+00:00

Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

A roly-poly puppy or chubby kitten might look cute, but carrying extra fat can endanger your pet’s health. Here’s how to keep your pet’s weight in check. Why You Should Watch [...]

Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight2019-05-13T13:24:07+00:00

Microchipping Your Pet

If your pet becomes lost, being microchipped can be the difference between being reunited and a very unhappy ending. We strongly encourage every pet owner to [...]

Microchipping Your Pet2020-03-23T05:35:02+00:00

Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health

Contrary to what pet salons advertise, dog grooming isn't a canine luxury. It's a necessity, and it doesn't have to break the bank.  Make your appointment today. Keeping your pet well [...]

Why Grooming Your Dog Is Great for His Health2019-05-13T13:24:51+00:00

Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

A dog can bark for many reasons — to defend his territory, signal a stranger, get attention, say hello, express discomfort or frustration, and more. Understanding why a dog [...]

Understanding Why Your Dog Barks2019-05-13T13:24:35+00:00

How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

Giving a cat his medicine is rarely easy, but knowing the proper procedure and what to expect can make the process more pleasant—for you and your cat. Find out more [...]

How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine2019-05-13T13:23:59+00:00

Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Regular exercise can have a tremendous impact on your pups overall well-being! Find out how we can help here! Daily walks, jogs, or play sessions can pay huge dividends [...]

Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape2019-05-13T13:24:13+00:00

Dog Vaccine Recommendations

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

Dog Vaccine Recommendations2019-05-13T13:23:47+00:00

Aggression In Dogs

Dogs can become aggressive and bark, growl, lunge at, and even attack other pets and people for all kinds of reasons — dominance, fear, defense of territory, pain, frustration, overly enthusiastic [...]

Aggression In Dogs2019-05-13T13:23:18+00:00

Grooming Your Cat

Keeping your cat's haircoat healthy is very important. Find out how you should groom your cat and how we can help! Regular brushing can help keep your cat’s skin and [...]

Grooming Your Cat2019-05-13T13:23:56+00:00

5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming

There are many myths when it comes to pet grooming, so knowing the right way to brush and bathe your dog or cat can be a little confusing. Find out more about grooming and [...]

5 Most Common Myths About Pet Grooming2019-05-13T13:23:09+00:00

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 for upset [...]

The Rice and Fall of Diarrhea2019-05-13T13:24:27+00:00

Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog

Does your canine companion have a healthy and shiny coat? Find out how often you should be grooming your furry friend and how we can help here! The general [...]

Grooming and Coat Care for Your Dog2019-05-13T13:23:50+00:00

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Did you come home to your canine companion chowing down on chocolate? Find out what signs to look for and what you should do if your dog ingests chocolate! [...]

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs2019-05-13T13:23:28+00:00

First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats

Cats are nosy creatures, sniffing at anything of interest. Insect stings can spell trouble for your feline friend. Find how what you can do to help! The old adage, “curiosity [...]

First Aid for Insect Stings in Cats2019-05-13T13:23:49+00:00

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 [...]

Dog Walking Safety Tips2019-05-13T13:23:47+00:00

Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental cleanings are so important for your feline family member. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help! What is involved with professional teeth cleaning visit for [...]

Dental Cleaning in Cats2019-05-13T13:23:36+00:00

Cat Scratching Behavior

Is your furry feline scratching? Don't worry it's totally normal behavior. Find out some ways to create a scratching haven for your furry feline friend! Why do cats scratch? Scratching [...]

Cat Scratching Behavior2019-05-13T13:23:28+00:00

Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental cleanings are so important for your canine companion. Find out what to expect and what services we offer to help! What is involved with professional teeth cleaning visit for my dog? [...]

Dental Cleaning in Dogs2019-05-13T13:23:36+00:00

Dog Ear Cleaning

Keeping your canine's ears clean is very important. Find out why it's important and what you can do to help! Why does my dog not like having his ears cleaned? [...]

Dog Ear Cleaning2019-05-13T13:23:47+00:00

Bringing Home A New Kitten

Bringing home a new kitten can be an exciting endeavor! Find out what steps to take to make it an easy transition for both you and your new furry friend. [...]

Bringing Home A New Kitten2019-05-13T13:23:26+00:00

Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs

Ear mites can be hard to find but are highly contagious. Learn what you should do if your furry companion has ear mites. What are ear mites? The ear mite Otodectes cynotis is a surface [...]

Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs2019-05-13T13:23:48+00:00