Archive for the Pet Wellness Category

Tips for Healthy, Happy Cats

Tips for Healthy, Happy Cats

  Keeping your cat healthy and happy is very important to many pet parents. There are several steps you can take to be sure your cat is living its best life, such as making several sleeping spaces available, rotating toys & entertainment, having fresh water out and […]

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Declawing Our Feline Friends

Declawing Our Feline Friends

Declawing cats has been around for many years. This has routinely been a procedure performed on kittens to prevent unwanted scratching to both people and household property. It is a surgical procedure that has been taught to veterinary students for many years with the assumption that we […]

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Pet Insurance – To Get or Not to Get: That is the Question

Pet Insurance – To Get or Not to Get: That is the Question

Frequently enough, owners bring in a new puppy, kitten, or recently adopted animal and ask, “Should I get pet insurance?” This is a great question to be addressed early on as this might bring up diseases and illnesses predisposed to that specific breed, or discuss what to […]

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Why Your Pet Needs a Heartworm Test Every Year

Why Your Pet Needs a Heartworm Test Every Year

If you have been to either one of our clinics with your dog for its yearly examination and vaccine visit, we have undoubtedly asked if your pet is on heartworm prevention every month, year-round. If you answer “yes” we’re thankful that you are diligent pet parents, but […]

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National Pet Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, 2017

National Pet Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, 2017

Pet Poison Prevention Week is a week dedicated to help make the public more aware to common household toxins, how to avoid them and what to do if you suspect your pet has ingested one of these items. The Most Common Poisonous Items Ingested by Dogs Human […]

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Heartworm and Flea Preventions: Does My Pet Really Need This?

Avoiding infection of heartworms, intestinal parasites, fleas and ticks in your beloved dog and cat is essential for the pets’ health.  This can easily be prevented in both dogs and cats with monthly medications purchased from your veterinarian. Unfortunately some people have a negative stigma or connotation with […]

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5 Ways Walking Your Dog Daily Can Benefit You

5 Ways Walking Your Dog Daily Can Benefit You

Maintain Healthy Weight Walking your dog for 30 minutes or more a day not only helps your pet maintain a healthy weight, but it helps us maintain a healthy weight, too. When you add 30-60 minutes of exercise a day, you can avoid weight gain and lessen your […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pet’s Health in 2017

It’s about that time when the New Year rolls in and many of us make resolutions to improve our own personal health. Those resolutions might include signing up for a new gym membership, getting ourselves to the doctor, losing those dreaded last 10 lbs, or making a serious […]

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Senior Pets, Gray Looks Good on You

Senior Pets, Gray Looks Good on You

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Top Three Reasons Why I Love Being A Registered Veterinary Technician

Top Three Reasons Why I Love Being A Registered Veterinary Technician

I was recently asked why I like my job as a Registered Veterinary Technician. At first I jokingly answered that it was because I get to be with puppies and kittens all day long. Fortunately for me, this is not the whole truth. The truth is I love being […]

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