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  • Dec 08 2018

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    Cats and Giardia – What You Need To Know

    Giardia is a microscopic parasite that causes the illness known as giardiasis. Giardia is contagious. It’s found on contaminated surfaces, in soil, or on food or water that has been contaminated with feces (poop)…

  • Dec 01 2018

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    How To Brush A Cat’s Teeth

    Brushing your cat’s teeth is a very good idea, and you are wise to get an early start. Cat dental disease is by far the most common health problem I see in…

  • Nov 30 2018

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    Cat Lover’s Month is December!

    December is National Cat Lover’s Month! Here are some fun “cat-tivities” to do to bond with your furry baby! 1. Take Your Cat For A Walk! Leash walking is not…

  • Nov 24 2018

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    Battery Poisoning and Dogs

    As the holidays approach, more and more things around the house are powered by batteries. Batteries pose a major health risk to dogs and children when accidentally ingested. Battery ingestions…

  • Nov 23 2018

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    Anesthesia, Blood Work, and Cats

    We will likely require blood work before your cat has anesthesia for dental work or surgery. What is the point of running blood work? Is it a way to pad the bill? Is it a scam designed…

  • Nov 17 2018

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    Help Your Cat Get Over Their Fear Of The Vet

    Here at the vet, we’re not so bad! However, in reality, few cats love going to the veterinarian. A typical trip to the hospital can be stressful, for both you and your…

  • Nov 16 2018

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    Why Does Your Dog Lick Their Butt?

    Why do some dogs have trouble with their anal sacs? Occasionally, anal sacs become a medical problem. There is no specific breed, color or size that is predisposed to problems…

  • Nov 10 2018

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    November Is Adopt A Senior Pet Month!

    November is adopt a senior pet month! When adopting pets, many people look for puppies or kittens to add to their family, causing senior animals to be passed by in…

  • Nov 03 2018

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    Beat Car Sickness In Cats!

    Dogs and humans aren’t the only ones who can suffer from car sickness or motion sickness. Cats can also develop gastrointestinal distress while traveling in the car, and for some,…

  • Oct 26 2018

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    Challenge Your Dog’s Mind!

    Proper exercise for dogs is important to their overall physical and mental wellbeing, but often “mental exercise” is given short shrift when looking at fulfilling a dog’s needs. Dogs that…