Monthly Archives: October 2019

Tick hiding places

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Fall Cat care tips

If you have a long-haired cat, it’s important to brush them regularly to avoid serious matting, which can cause your furry friend real discomfort and negatively affect their health. If you cannot commit to regular coat care, then talk to your veterinarian or groomer about whether or not it might be a good idea to […]

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We can definitely feel the fall air!

With cool mornings and warm afternoons, it can be hard as a pet owner to feel like you are fully caring well for your pet.  Do I groom him and still have the hair short or leave some on?  He shivers in the morning and pants in the afternoon!?!   Fall is a tough time […]

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Safety precautions to make sure your pet doesn’t get away from you.

Many times our pets can run away from us for one reason or another.  It may be to chase an animal, to avoid punishment or just because!  Try these tips to avoid disasters! If you have a fenced back yard, always a good idea to check the fence every month or so.  Some dogs are […]

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A few more tidbits about Ticks!

Now that fall is approaching tomorrow, we get many pet owners saying they don’t need to give tick protection with the colder weather.  Here are three facts to remember before you decide that your pet friends don’t need protection this time of year. Ticks can infest on my and then on into your home to […]

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Fall Vegetables for your Canine

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Lyme Facts

The number of Lyme disease cases in people in the US has tripled over the past 20 years. Lyme disease is the most frequently reported vector-born disease in humans and dogs in the US. Use of Lyme vaccine now seems to be reducing the number of clinical cases of Lyme disease in dogs. The Lyme […]

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Extra fat can lead to diabetes and insulin resistance!

Obesity is known to cause diabetes and insulin resistance in cats and dogs. In obese pets, the number of insulin receptors on the fat and muscle cells are reduced, damaged or don’t function normally. There are several proposed reasons for this, and research is underway to discover the definitive mechanism. Regardless of exact cause, pets […]

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