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Protect Your Pet from Toxic Household Items

Protect Your Pet from Toxic Household Items

This year, National Poison Prevention Week falls during the week of March 17 and highlights awareness and prevention of poisoning, and what to do if any unfortunate scenarios occur. We use this week to remind pet owners about potential dangers their furry friends can encounter if they are exposed to everyday household objects. Since pets […]

Better Vet Visits for Your Cat

Cats need regular wellness exams but statistics show that after their initial kitten vaccinations, pet owners tend to take cats to the vet significantly less often than dogs.  Regular exams are just as important for felines as they are for canines.  Cats are very adept at hiding injury and illness and waiting until your cat […]

The Dirt on Ear Infections

An ear infection (otitis externa) is one of the most frequently diagnosed medical conditions in pets—especially dogs with floppy ears. Signs of an ear infection can include scratching at the ears, head shaking, ears that are red and/or painful to the touch, an unpleasant smell or a dirty discharge inside the ear.

What You Need to Know About Your Pet & Cancer

Every pet family dreads hearing the news that Fido or Fluffy has been diagnosed with cancer. This disease occurs when body cells replicate at an abnormally fast and chaotic rate and form a mass known as a tumor. According to The Veterinary Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in 47% of dogs and 32% of cats. Early detection is vital for successful treatment and recovery but for many, this diagnosis may come as a surprise.

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