Weight Management in Felines

Over the last few years, there is a lot of talk about obesity in household pets.  But I would like to cover weight in general.  Is your pet too thick, too thin or just right? An easy way to tell whether your kitty is too thick, too thin or just right is to FEEL Them. […]

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Winter Woes to Watch For

Today, I would like to cover 3 things that winter can be rough on for your pet. SKIN Itchy, itchy, yes your pets can get the winter itch too!  Cold air outside, plus dry heat inside often leads to itchy skin in you and your pets.  At my house we are running a humidifier 24/7, […]

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Ugh…Bad Breath

Did you know there are remedies for your dog’s bad breath right in your kitchen? Lemons, parsley, carrots, coconut oil and brown rice can all help your pet’s breath. I have talked in the past about coconut oil, but it is always good to refresh.  Not only is it great to brush their teeth with, […]

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A few fun dental facts

Good dental care can help your pet live 20% longer Bad breath at its simplest is food stuck between the teeth.  Brushing your pet’s teeth helps remove these bits of food, helping eliminate odor. Small breeds of dogs tend to have more tartar than large breeds, often due to the overcrowding of teeth. Toy breeds […]

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Happy Valentine Day

Remember to love on your pet, not feed your pet or let them get into the no no list!

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An FFA Thank You

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Food can help your pets teeth

Did you know…the best foods for dental health in felines and canines have a seal on the table called VOHC seal:  Veterinary Oral Health Council.  Any food with this seal means the food has been tested and has the ability to remove tartar and/or plaque from teeth.  These foods and treats can help delay some […]

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FYI: Hypothermia

With cold weather still around for at least another month or two (Groundhog saw his shadow again!  Surprise surprise.), it is a perfect time to discuss hypothermia and what to watch for. Normal body temperature for your dogs and cats is 101.5-102.5 F; much higher than for us! The term hypothermia is used to describe […]

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For the love of your pet

  Also know as the winter blues, your pets can experience them just as you can in the darker dreary months of winter.  Look for creative ways to give your pet a mood lifter.

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Dental Tips for Cats

Cats teeth are exposed to all kinds of materials just like dogs.  They use their mouths for exploration as well as eating.  Their mouths are also used for grooming, eating, playing and hunting.  By age 3, most felines have dental tartar and plaque on their teeth.  Be proactive and schedule a dental cleaning for your […]

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