Monthly Archives: October 2017

Happy Halloween

Don’t forget to make sure your furry friends are ready for trick or treating!   No candy; especially chocolate and sugar free beware of loud noises, yelling and doorbells.  They can frighten your pets! be careful that guests are treating your pets without your knowledge  have a a safe evening 

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November dates Dr. Flanders is out of the office

As is usual in November, Dr. Flanders will be at a national sheep show. He will be out of the office November 9-10 and November 13-17

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Happy Sunday

  Make sure you include your dog in a path today!  They need some exercise on your day off!  Koteewi Park is a great trail to take your dog on!

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Happy Saturday!

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Fall grooming tips

Now that it is cooler outside, it is easy to forget about brushing and bathing.  But it is still important to continue grooming, especially long hair cats and dogs! brushing:  hair mats continue to be an issue in fall and winter just as in spring and fall.  Shredding also continues in fall and winter.   […]

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A few more autumn tips

Now that we are nearing the end of October, let’s cover a few more dangers that occur in autumn.  Hunting season:   This is the time of year that we have bow and gun hunting in Indiana.   If you live in a rural setting, make sure your pets are supervised while outside or wearing […]

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Homemade treats for your dog

Want to offer a treat for your dog that you know exactly what is in it?   I have been making my own dog biscuits for exactly that reason.  Some of the great ingredients I have been using include: bananas pumpkin yogurt coconut oil oatmeal applesauce olive oil almond oil wheatgerm peanut butter or almond […]

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Halloween is getting closer

With Halloween a week away, it’s good to remind you to have a plan for your pets on Halloween  some of you will host a party:   This can mean all kinds of dangers for your pets, including alcohol poisoning, as well as foods like chocolate, sugar free ingredients, raisins, and grapes  For the younger […]

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A few do’s and don’ts after adopting a shelter pet

October is adopt a shelter pet.  Remember a few of these tips when bringing a new dog into your home. If possible take a couple of days off work to be able to spend time with your new dog expect problems such as accidents, whining, barking, chewing, depression and possibly aggression! most of the time […]

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A few pet safety tips!

Many pet owners do not know what is normal for their pets.  We know what our pulse should be or what a normal temperature for us, but did you know the following facts?  Normal breathing rates (not breed/size specific) are 10-30 breaths per minute and up to 200 pants (breathing with mouth open and tongue […]

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