Monthly Archives: August 2018

Help, my dog pulls on the leash!

Dogs have places to go and things to pee on, and if your dog is a puller, you’re just an anchor keeping him from the next adventure. Pulling is another “creep up” behavior because we often allow our dogs to pull now and then, not realizing that if we let the pulling continue, we’re going […]

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Why does my cat knead on me?

From time to time you may catch your cat doing something a little strange: kneading. This occurs when your kitten rhythmically alternates her paws, pushing in and out, usually against something soft. While no one is 100% sure why cats take on this behavior, there are a few theories. For starters, baby kittens will knead […]

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Face rubbing in your feline!

Your cat’s cheeks contain glands that he uses to deposit his own unique scent. By rubbing his furry little cheeks on everything he sees, your cat is actually being quite territorial, marking off what he considers to be “his” in your home. Cats have multiple scent glands on their heads. They have glands located around […]

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~Drool~

Canines have four pairs of salivary glands that drain into the mouth and, if your pup has loose, droopy lips, often comes pouring right out.Canines have four pairs of salivary glands that drain into the mouth and, if your pup has loose, droopy lips, often comes pouring right out. Regardless of the amount, saliva is […]

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Is it feasible to have a pet at your workplace?

As many of you see, VIP has 2 office cats that make our office their home.  It is natural at a vet office, but it is trendy right now to have pets at places of business.  You are seeing coffee houses offering cat rescues while you sip your beverage. An office pet can be a […]

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It’s National Dog Day!

Let’s celebrate your dogs today!   Dogs provide mental and physical enrichment to our lives every day.   Some are working dogs helping with Post traumatic stress disorder, help to guide the blind or physically impaired, signal when health crisis arise, and herd sheep, goats and cattle. sometimes it’s just providing great companionship like my […]

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Happy Saturday

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Don’t miss the moments

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August is immunization awareness month

Just like your children need to be updated on their immunizations, your pets do too! Now that school is back in session and the hectic summer is winding down, don’t forget your pet’s wellness too.   It is a great time of year to bring your pet in for vaccines and wellness check.  Since most […]

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Take your cat to the vet day

Today is a very important pet day that many of us forget about…taking our cat to the veterinarian!   Many people have a cat in their home that never goes outside so they think the cat doesn’t need vaccines or a wellness exam.  The problem is, we bring the outside into the house on our […]

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