Monthly Archives: January 2019

Another funny cat fact.

We’ll see you tomorrow at 9am.  Let us know if you have been able to train your kitty to get the mail!

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Happy Saturday

Have a wonderful Saturday.  Make it a wonderful day for your pets by giving some extra playtime. We’ll see you Monday.

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Pain: How do I know if my pet is in pain?

Lack of appetite Agression and/or anger Whining Licking and grooming Fast breathing or noticeable changes in respirations Decrease or lack of playtime or walks Dr. Flanders deals every day with pets in pain.  It is no easy task to “fix” the pain.  The 6 signs above are many of the telltale signs we use to […]

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Did you know…

It is thought that cats that don’t bury their poop are telling you they’re in charge.  Most cats see their owners as the cat in charge.   Or, it could be the difference between indoor and outdoor cats!?!  At VIP Animal Care, we can always tell when we are spay or neutering a barn cat, […]

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Human food that is great for your dogs!

With the holidays, we spend a lot of time telling you foods your pet should NOT eat.  But since the holidays are over, let’s focus on foods that are good to give your dogs and why. Many of you may have already been told by Dr. Flanders to add green beans to your dogs diet.  […]

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Training Your Dog to be Polite to your Guests

Today we want to cover some basic ways to train your dogs to be calm and polite to your guests.  Try these training tips if you are struggling with a pet who barks when the doorbell rings, jumps on guest or growls at guests. The Doorbell Have your dog on a leash, and have a […]

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It’s National Dress Up Your Pet Day

This day was started back in 2009 by Colleen Paige to celebrate pets, inspire others, be a way to promote pet adoption while having fun, comfortable and safe clothing promotion for your pet.   Our first Aussie was very happy in all kinds of clothes and at anytime of the year.  Reba, our second Aussie […]

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The snow did arrive! Make sure your pets are safe

As predicted, we have 3-7inches on the ground in central Indiana.  You may need to clear an area for your small dogs to be able to go potty.  My little one jumped into it on Saturday and the snow was up to her sides!  Needless to say, she was NOT going to go potty in […]

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Dog bites: caution is a key

Fact #1:  You are more likely to get bitten by a dog when you are taking your dog out in the public, and especially at dog parks.  The bite can be from your own dog as well as from unknown dogs.  Now am I saying don’t take your dog there?  No.  these are just facts […]

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February will be dental month

February is always pet dental month at VIP Animal Care.  Having your pet’s teeth cleaned is one of the best ways to keep your pet healthy and extend their lifespan.  Watch for helpful hints in February that you can do at home to provide good dental care to your pets.  Book your cleaning in the […]

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