Monthly Archives: September 2017

Happy Saturday! Now this is more important!

When I published this a few weeks ago, we all thought the cooler weather was here to stay!  I put out my pumpkins and fall decorations and broke out the sweatshirts.  Then it got very very hot!!!  But now we have the cooler weather back, and I thought this was a good repeat now that […]

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World Rabies Day

Today is World Rabies Day.  This day was started back in 2007 to help raise awareness about the importance of Rabies vaccinations for your pets.  Let’s give some fun facts about Rabies. Rabies is 100% preventable Rabies is one of the oldest diseases known to man The CDC (center for disease control) tracks Rabies around […]

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National Deaf Dog Awareness week

September 24-30 is National Deaf Dog Awareness Week. Let’s give you a few fun facts on this very important issue in your dog. Deaf dogs can still bark! The most common breeds to be susceptible to deafness are:  australian shepherds, boston terriers, boxers, dalmatians, german shepherds, and cocker spaniels, maltese, and small breed poodles. You […]

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Vacation Reminder!

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Happy Fall

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A few more tidbits about Ticks!

Now that fall is approaching tomorrow, we get many pet owners saying they don’t need to give tick protection with the colder weather.  Here are three facts to remember before you decide that your pet friends don’t need protection this time of year. Ticks can infest on my and then on into your home to […]

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Feeding my cat

Many cat owners ask Dr. Flanders how much or little should I be feeding my cat.  Another question is the wet verses dry issue.  So today we will discuss those two issues.  Wet vs. Dry Cat Food Dr. Flanders always recommends dry kibble because the crunching of the kibble helps knock the tarter off their […]

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Fall Vegetables for your Canine

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So what about feline vaccines

Since we covered information about canine vaccinations, today we will discuss a bit about feline vaccinations at VIP Animal Care. Rabies Again rabies is required by the state of Indiana for your feline. Dr. Flanders prefers a 1 year rabies vaccine so he can examine your pet each year. Many of our feline pet owners […]

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A bit of information about vaccinations

So yesterday I gave your some insight into how we chose the company we purchase our vaccinations from and why we changed to this company, now let’s discuss in more detail the vaccinations we recommend for your pet and why. Rabies:   The state of Indiana requires your pet to have Rabies inoculation.   We […]

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