It’s hot again!

It’s hot again!

Happy weekend and 90 degree weather again.  This is the time of summer where the mornings are cool and the afternoons are hot.  Then there is the times where it cools down a bit during the day for a week or so like we saw last week.  This weather can be hard on pets.  Remember […]

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Rainy day activities to keep your dog’s happy

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Let’s make it homemade!

There are many foods that are great for your dog.  If you want to make them some try some of these suggestions: You can use peanut butter or bananas as pill pockets when medications are needed. You can slice chicken breast or lean beef or pork and dry in a dehydrator or your oven to […]

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Water: an essential nutrient

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Ticks in Indiana

Ticks that we must worry about in Indiana: Brown Dog Tick American Dog Tick Deer Tick Lone Star Tick We are in peak season for ticks.  Many of us know that ticks cause lyme disease, but there are many others such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Ehlichiosis, and canine tick paralysis to name just a […]

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Let’s talk about litter again!

It is always good to review the basics of your cat’s litter.  Many problems with indoor cats can be avoided by taking care of the “bathroom” Use baking soda in your litter to help keep the odor at bay.  This is an easy, cheap and most importantly, non-toxic deodorizer! Many folks provide multiple litter boxes […]

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Eye issues in your pets

Most people realize when their pet’s eyes turn cloudy, but make sure you have Dr. Flanders check your pet’s vision at your next wellness exam.  Since our patients can’t tell us where it hurts or that their vision has become blurry, we rely on owners to tell us what’s been going on at home.  There […]

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“cat proofing” needed!

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Your pet’s luggage for travel

These days we take our pets with us.  So why not have luggage for your pets.  Here are a few things to include when packing for your pets. Other optional items for travel: Stroller rolling crate with handle backpack carrier (little dogs tire easily in a big airport)

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Baking soda use for your pets

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