Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dangers in your home for your feline

Having an indoor cat can mean “cat proofing” your home just like you might with a new baby!  If you are getting a cat, take a tour of your home from your cat’s profile.  Here are a few dangers or “fun things” your cat will tear up in your home. Curtains:  Cats see these as […]

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Let’s talk about litter again!

It is always good to review the basics of your cat’s litter.  Many problems with indoor cats can be avoided by taking care of the “bathroom” Use baking soda in your litter to help keep the odor at bay.  This is an easy, cheap and most importantly, non-toxic deodorizer! Many folks provide multiple litter boxes […]

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Fleas: what do I do now?

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Probiotics for our pets

Many of us believe our pets deserve as healthy a lifestyle as we ourselves do.  Keeping us with the latest trends helps us direct you better.  Some of you may have had Dr. Flanders advise you on a good brand of pet food, or even suggest some foods we eat to help your pet.  Some […]

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Cats have ear issues too!

The majority of the time, it is canines with ear problems, but many felines suffer ear problems too.  Here are few that we see and what to look for in symptoms: Otitis:  inflammation of the ear leading to infection.  Again this is more common in dogs, but also a problems in cats.  These can be […]

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Sunday at the Hamilton County Fair

Today will have the sheep show, wool judging, pocket pet show, and kids pedal pull contest. Also going on will be farmer olympics, Llama show as well as the lawn and garden tractor contest. There are always displays of antique tractors too including a parade later in the day of these old tractors. Some of […]

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Saturday at the Hamilton County Fair

Today is usually the biggest crowd at the fair. The swine (pig) show is going on most of the day as well as horse and pony out at the arena, llamas being shown in their air conditioned barn and a craft and food show by the extension homemakers that the public can enter projects in. […]

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Hamilton County 4-H Fair

Yesterday started the Hamilton County 4-H fair.  Located just west of our office.  Parking is free and there is no admission either. Today the goat shows are going on all day.  Pigmy goats are first in the arena, followed by dairy and boar goats in the afternoon. All the barns will have the animals on […]

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Why should I “fix” my pet?

So what’s the big deal about getting my dog or cat fixed?  Just as we see the human population increasing on a large scale, we also have the same problem with animals.  Most human only have 1 baby at a time, while most pets are bearing multiple babies in one pregnancy!  This alone provides a […]

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Urinary Incontinence in dogs

One out of five spayed female dogs may develop urinary incontinence.  30% of those dogs weight over 45 pounds and develops between the age of 2-4 years. Some breeds of dogs are more at risk than others.  Those at greater risk include: Boxer German Shepherd Doberman Pinscher English Springer Spaniel Rottweiler Old English Sheepdog Weimaraner […]

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