Keeping your cats safe and warm.

Now that it is getting cold outside, we should focus on taking care of our kitties in this weather.  Most keep their kitty indoors, but some like to let them outside too.  With two extreme temperatures it may be hard on your feline to go back and forth.  A second reason to not do this […]

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Updated heartworm guidelines.

The American Heartworm Society (AHS) has updated their guidelines to help further reduce the number of canines testing positive for heart worms.  Because positive heartworm diagnosis have risen by 21% between 2013 and 2016 in the United States. What hasn’t changed is the even greater importance to keep your pet on year round heart worm […]

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Today is National Mutt Day

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Welcome December

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My dog has reactions to vaccines so I don’t do any.

Certain breeds of dogs, especially the little ones can react to vaccinations.  There are many things we can do to minimize those.  First let’s talk about what is a vaccine reaction and what to do about it. What constitutes an adverse event? An adverse event is any undesirable ocurrence associated with the use of a […]

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Feeding my cat

Many cat owners ask Dr. Flanders how much or little should I be feeding my cat.  Another question is the wet verses dry issue.  So today we will discuss those two issues.  Wet vs. Dry Cat Food Dr. Flanders always recommends dry kibble because the crunching of the kibble helps knock the tarter off their […]

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How can I tell if my dog is relaxed?

Since pets can’t verbalize to us their feelings and emotions, we have to rely on their body language to decode their mood and overall well being.  Look for these clues to tell if your canine is relaxed and generally happy! Mouth open and panting Eyes almost squinting, eyes an almost almond shape Tail will be […]

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A few tips for helping with anxiety

I have a toy Australian Shepherd who lives and breathes with me.  This breed as well as some others are more prone to be close to just a few individuals while other breeds like everyone.  Yes we have some separation anxiety, but here are a few tips I have used and keep in my “toolbox” […]

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KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR PETS AFTER THE HOLIDAY!

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

DON’T FORGET WE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY AND TOMORROW.

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