Monthly Archives: October 2017

An early warning on candy toxicity in dogs

Even though Halloween is still a few weeks away, you may already have purchased your treats to hand out or have already attended parties where the candy has been given out.  It is easy to forget that dogs have keen noses and may rip open the bags to get the candy.  They do not realize […]

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Another dangerous people food for your dog: Fat

We have posted many times about great people foods for your dogs and ones that are dangerous.  But often we don’t even think about the leftover fat from our juicy steak on the grill that we let the dog have as a treat as being dangerous. A dog’s stomach is not accustom to that amount […]

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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Today, we want to highlight a few things you might not be aware linked to obesity. Many unknown problems you might not even think are related to obesity are: Skin irritations disc issues in the back Cushing’s disease Low energy Depression Proper weight control leads to: More energy less trips to the vet healthy skin […]

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Pet Wellness Services we offer

Pet wellness includes not only physicals for your pets, but keeping nails in good shape, nutrition and grooming. We do offer limited services for these things. Nail trims are $20 Anal Gland Expression is $30 Dental cleanings are $175.00 We offer Purina and Hills Prescription diets for overweight management, urinary, kidney and allergies.  Ask Dr. […]

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Pet Wellness Month: October

With pet wellness, we want to talk not just about physical well being, but emotional and psychological well being of your pets.  Many times we have a check list that yep, our dog or cat has gotten all they need…food, vaccines, heart worm prevention, flea treatment, bath, done!  As a mom, I am a big […]

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Sticky weather

The weather is more like fall today, but the humidity is high!  Perfect weather for fleas and ticks!  Make sure you stop in to get your flea and tick products for this sticky time of year.  Ticks love to hide in leaves, so check your dogs after they have romped in the leaves.  If you […]

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Dr. Flanders will be back tomorrow

We hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Tomorrow Dr. Flanders will be back in action after a much needed vacation! Please be kind this week as he gets back to normal life again. Walk ins will be the normal Tuesday and Thursday 4-7pm. Thank you for your understanding this past week.   Happy Sunday

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Hide and seek

With colder weather coming in the days to come, I thought it might be a good idea to give you ways to add activity during days that you can’t go for long walks with your pet. Many pets gets stir crazy during these times.  This is a good time to teach hide and seek games […]

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Walking is not only physical activity but mental activity as well

Yes, I am still talking about walking your dog.  Now that we know some tips for how to walk our dog properly, let’s discuss how it helps them physically and mentally. Physically Walking is great for all of us.  Dogs need exercise just as you and I do.  Walking is easy, so why not. Keeps […]

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A few tips for walking your dog successfully

Here are a few ideas to remember when you first start taking your dog for a walk.  Many of us, just use the walk for bathroom time, but if you want it to be exercise, then here are some tips to help change and enhance your walks. Don’t be in a hurry.  This sounds simple, […]

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