How to know if your cat has a bladder infection

Signs of bladder infection: Urinating outside the litter box Blood in the urine Excessive licking of the genital area Crying out while urinating Straining to urinate Frequent trips to the litter box Preventative tips: Feeding smaller meals more frequently Clean, fresh water at all times keep the litter box clean keep the litter box in […]

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Hypothyroidism is Felines

What do you need to know about this more common problem in felines> If you have a senior aged feline, this disease is pretty common.   Hypothyroidism is caused by an increase in production of thyroid hormones from enlarged thyroid glands in your feline’s neck.  Because these thyroid hormones are increased, almost all other organs […]

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National Feral Cat Day

So what is a feral cat anyway? ***A feral cat is one that roams outdoors exclusively and doesn’t want or need human contact.  They are unsocialized to us and do not usually fair well when captured or end up at shelters or humane societies. Should you be worried about feral cats? Yes and no.  Yes […]

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Harvest is upon us and that can mean an increase in Allergies

October is a change of temperature and a change of seasons.  Living in Indiana means harvesting of corn and soybeans and with that is an increase in allergies with people and pets.  Ragweed and many other weeds are dry and spreading seeds to be ready for spring again.  Some pets may not have allergy symptoms […]

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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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