Basic Obedience through the 4-h Program

Basic Obedience through the 4-h Program

When we got a Border Collie puppy 7 years ago, the first thing our children wanted to do was take him in the 4-H dog obedience program.  Many of you have seen the framed photos in the office of Dr. Flanders showing his German Shepherd, Sara when he was in 4-H.  My kids were naturally […]

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Coyotes: What you need to know for safety

Coyotes are actually considered canines, closely related to wolves.  They weigh 15 to 50 pounds.  Because of urban sprawl, coyotes can be found in towns, cities and subdivisions living in the shrubs, wood piles, parks and golf courses.  Coyotes like to travel in packs, which helps in defending themselves.  I live in a fairly rural […]

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January is National Train Your Dog Month

We all have certain things we want our dogs to know and obey.  But this may vary from owner to owner.  For example, I live in a rural area, so walking on a leash is not my highest training priority.   However you live in town, and must walk your dog for exercise, so walking […]

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Happy New Year! 2019

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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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Have a great Sunday, relaxing.

Remember we are closed not only today, but Monday (New Years Eve), and Tuesday (New Years Day) as well. we will be open regular hours Wednesday through Friday.

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Compulsive Behavior in Cats

Many clients talk about strange behaviors in their cats.  Goodness knows I have had issues of compulsive behavior with an indoor cat.  Most people who come to our home, don’t even realize we have a cat!  She only comes out at certain times to get a little people time and that is it.  She is […]

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My cat’s purr

What exactly does purring mean? Purring is a way the newborn kittens find their mother before their eyes open. It is a form of communications with other cats and us too. It is a form of self soothing for your kitty Purring is contentment in your kitty Kittens start purring at two days of age. […]

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National day at the zoo

So Christmas is over for most families.  Maybe you still have a get together or two.  If not, the Indianapolis zoo is still celebrating Christmas at the zoo until December 30th.  This is an excellent chance to still see the animals in winter and probably a much smaller crowd!

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We are open!

We hope you had a spectacular Christmas with your pets and family and friends of course.   We are back to normal business hours the rest of the week.  Keeping that in mind, remember that we may be busier than normal since there will be some pets who overindulged and will need our expertise to […]

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