Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Top 4 nutrition tips for senior dogs

Watch the weight if you see change in weight, up or down, come see us.  It can signal thyroid issues, or cancer for instance.   Excess weight makes it harder on their joints. Quality versus Quantity Whole food like chicken not chicken meal should be on the nutrition label. Make sure their are no fillers […]

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DR. FLANDERS IS OUT OF THE OFFICE TODAY

Dr. Flanders is at the Purdue Veterinary Conference today. He will be back in the office his regular schedule next week. Thank you for your understanding.

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NO WALK-IN CLINIC TONIGHT!

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Try these tips when you have cats!

Cat Hacks: Add dry green tea leaves to the litter box to help reduce odor. An empty milk jug can be cut to make a litter scoop Put pine cones in your potted plants to deter kitty from getting in them.  They won’t like stepping on them. Make sure you have sturdy screens on windows […]

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The Power of Nutrition

Dogs have complex dietary needs just like we (humans or people) do.  As time has gone by, we have come to realize nutrition can heal and even prevent diseases in people and pets.  Unfortunately, poor nutrition can also negatively influence the health of you and your pet! One item of concern, is that your pets […]

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Positive training tips

Taken from the Dog Whisperer 2nd edition 2007 Positive training says, “do this and something good will happen.” Aversive training says, “do this OR something bad will happen.” *fosters fear. Positive do training allows you to create a partnership with your dog using gentle persuasion based on kindness, respect and compassion.  With this philosophy you […]

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Happy Saturday. Here’s a few fun facts about cats you may not have known!

Fun Cat Facts: Cats eat grass to keep their digestive systems clean.  The regurgitation brings up hair and other irritants. The more cats are spoken to the more they will speak to you.  If you do not respond when your cat talks to you, it will soon lose the urge to communicate with you. Cats […]

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Litter Box Refreshers

Always a good idea every few months to give some tips on cat litter for our furry friends. Did you know…Cat litter was developed in 1947.  Before that cats used sand or dirt. Rule of thumb: 1 litter box for each cat plus one additional extra large box.  So 2 cats in your home should […]

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So what is “natural” for your pets?

Webster’s dictionary defines “natural” as the following: having or constituting a classification based on features existing in nature one that is obviously suitable for a specific purpose implies lacking artificiality and self-consciousness and having a spontaneousness suggesting the natural rather than the man-made world.  possessing or exhibiting the higher qualities Have you ever done a […]

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Tuesday poll: Do you have a preference of cats or dogs?

In my household right now I have 2 dogs and 2 cats in my home, so I am an even split on this subject, but realize many people are clearly a cat person or dog lover. Go to our facebook post for today and comment on which you like.

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Canine Parvovirus Infection in Dogs

Thanks to our media, we have been receiving multiple calls asking if there has been an outbreak of Parvovirus and is my pet at risk! The short answer is no there hasn’t been a sudden outbreak. The longer answer is that there is always a risk of Parvovirus. Below is a quick overview of Parvovirus […]

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