Monthly Archives: September 2017

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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Vacation Reminder!

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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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Vaccine health

Dr. Flanders made the decision about 5 years ago to use a smaller dosage vaccine for canines marketed by Elanco.  Prior to this decision, our 4 in 1 distemper combo vaccine consisted of 1 mL of product.  I know for most of you this is “talking Greek” but stay with me for a moment.  The […]

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A few tips for helping with anxiety

I have a toy Australian Shepherd who lives and breathes with me.  This breed as well as some others are more prone to be close to just a few individuals while other breeds like everyone.  Yes we have some separation anxiety, but here are a few tips I have used and keep in my “toolbox” […]

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