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  • Mar 09 2016

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    Achoo! How to Identify and Treat Cat Flu

    Much like humans, if your cat is sneezing, has a runny nose or is squinting its eyes a lot, chances are it is suffering from the cat flu – a…

  • Mar 09 2016

    Why Do We Need to Protect Our Pets from Fleas and Ticks?

    Fleas and ticks are external parasites that can cause extreme discomfort and serious illness in pets and even people. Parasites are easily prevented from bothering your pet through the use…

  • Feb 24 2016

    Important Tips for Boarding your Cat or Dog

    Since it’s the winter season, many look forward to heading out of the country someplace warm and sunny for vacation. Something that can often bring on stress is planning how…

  • Feb 23 2016

    Help Your Pet Lose Weight this New Year!

    It’s tempting to spoil your pets. After all, we love them, and they’re a part of our family, but overfeeding our pets is often more cruel than kind. This week…

  • Feb 17 2016

    What to Know About Spaying/Neutering your Cat

    It is estimated that 5-8 million animals are euthanized in shelters across the country every year. An excellent way to prevent this number from growing, is to decrease the amount…

  • Feb 17 2016

    How To Help a Dog With Anxiety

    Noticing a pattern where your pet exhibits very nervous/scared behavior, even to the point of shaking, when separated from you? One of the most common complaints of pet parents is…

  • Feb 16 2016

    Why you shouldn’t feed your pet a Supermarket diet

    Although it may seem like a quick, convenient option to rely on cheap, mass appealing pet food at your supermarket, it is also a lot less healthy and nutritious, and…

  • Feb 10 2016

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    Pet Health: How to spot Dehydration

    This week we will be discussing the importance of pet hydration- when, why, and how often is ideal to allow your pet optimal health. Why? Well, that’s obvious; water is…

  • Jan 27 2016

    Battling Bad Dog Breath

    Most of us love getting lots of smooches from our pets, but sometimes their breath is so stinky it just isn’t enjoyable anymore. This is clearly a problem that many…

  • Jan 20 2016

    February is Dental Health Month at ParkGate Animal Hospital!

    An important part of keeping your furry friend healthy and happy is ensuring that their teeth and gums are thoroughly examined to check for problems on the surface of the…