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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Let’s talk about antifreeze poisoning

As colder weather starts to make an appearance in central Indiana, it is a perfect time to remind dog owners of antifreeze poisoning. The toxin in antifreeze that is so dangerous is ethylene glycol.  It only takes less than 3 ounces (1/4 cup) of antifreeze to poison a regular sized dog (30-50 pounds).  This poison […]

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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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Fall Fruits that are good for your pets

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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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