Monthly Archives: December 2017

My pet is injured: what should I do for Him?

Anytime your pet is injured, he is not himself.  Walk up easy on your pet and talk in calm tones.  Keep in mind as you try to examine to see what injuries have occurred, your pet may growl, snarl, nip, scratch or even bite you.  This is their response to pain. Caution is the first […]

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New Year’s Closings

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Making a first aid kit for your pet

Here is a quick list of items you may want to put in a toolbox marked pet first aid kit. Pet Medical Record (VIP is happy to provide an extra copy of all care given at our facility) Muzzle (we know your pet is always a great happy camper, but when they are hurt they […]

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Pet Rescue

Now that the holiday is officially behind, you may find a pet out in the cold in need of a home.  We can check to see if they have a microchip anytime at no charge.   We occasionally have pets to re-home for clients, so if you are looking, ask us to see if we […]

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Puppy vaccine schedule

Puppies need many vaccines to keep them healthy. Rabies bordetella (kennel cough) Distempter Leptosprirosis Parvo deworming Rabies should not be administered until at least 4 months of age.  Distemper, parvo and lepto are given as a combination vaccine at our office and need to be boostered at least 2-3 times after having been started by […]

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Merry Christmas

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Home for the Holidays

They say there is no place like home for the holidays, and for pets, there is no better place to celebrate than by your side.  As you share the joys of the season with your best friend, protect the paws you love from hidden holiday hazards like salt dough ornaments, tinsel, lilies and mistletoes, festive […]

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Danger: Your Christmas Tree

Christmas Trees:  whether real or imitation, you pet may want to try a bite!  Especially if your pet is a chewer, please don’t leave them alone around the tree!!  IF YOU HAVE A REAL TREE:  they may also try to drink the water.  Even if you do not add anything to the water, there can […]

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Holiday Closings for Christmas

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Holiday gift guide part 2

pawsponge.com  offers a handy way to keep your dog’s paws from tracking in dirt and germs with the new paw sponge.  Simply slip it over your dog’s paw and gently squeeze as you rotate it over your dog’s paw furever3d.com offers custom 3 inch ornament replica of your pet in 3D.  All you need is […]

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