Do You Know the Law? Dogs killing livestock

  Image courtesy of supertrooper at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Indiana Code: 15-20-2-2 Authority to kill dog in act of killing or injuring livestock  Sec. 2. A person who observes a dog in the act of killing or injuring livestock may kill the dog if the person has the consent of the person in possession of the real […]

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Do you know the Law? Dog Bite

  These Indiana statutes provide the state’s dog bite laws.  If a dog, without provocation, bites any person who is peaceably conducting himself in any place where he may be required to go for the purpose of discharging any duty imposed upon him by the laws of this state or by the laws or postal […]

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Do you know the Law: Non-immunized Dogs

Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure. Article 46. Miscellaneous Offenses. Chapter 3. Offenses Relating to Animals 35-46-3-1 Harboring a non-immunized dog  Sec. 1. A person who knowingly or intentionally harbors a dog that is over the age of six (6) months and not immunized against rabies commits harboring a non-immunized dog, a Class C infraction. […]

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Felines

Has your older cat been soiling outside of the litter box and you know she knows better? It may be a sign of a medical issue such as arthritis. But did you know it’s also one of the most common signs of cognitive dysfunction in cats (similar to Alzheimer’s disease in people)? Make an appointment […]

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Happy New Year 2017

We hope 2017 will be another fabulous year with you and your pets.  Our office is closed today in observance of the new year.  Please give us a call Tuesday 9-7 as we will resume normal business with walk ins 4-7pm

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Happy New Year

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New Year’s Eve

We wish you all a wonderful evening of celebration as we ring in the new year.  Remember that pets can be frightened by loud music, fireworks, poppers used at parties, so you may want to crate them or make sure they have a safe room to keep them calm and happy. Be careful and have […]

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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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