Tag Archives: cat

Get ready for Fall!

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Let your pet improve your health

We are all looking for ways to improve our health, so why not let your pets help.  There are many things that pets can do to help you get healthier!

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Is it feasible to have a pet at your workplace?

As many of you see, VIP has 2 office cats that make our office their home.  It is natural at a vet office, but it is trendy right now to have pets at places of business.  You are seeing coffee houses offering cat rescues while you sip your beverage. An office pet can be a […]

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August is immunization awareness month

Just like your children need to be updated on their immunizations, your pets do too! Now that school is back in session and the hectic summer is winding down, don’t forget your pet’s wellness too.   It is a great time of year to bring your pet in for vaccines and wellness check.  Since most […]

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Take your cat to the vet day

Today is a very important pet day that many of us forget about…taking our cat to the veterinarian!   Many people have a cat in their home that never goes outside so they think the cat doesn’t need vaccines or a wellness exam.  The problem is, we bring the outside into the house on our […]

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Hiding: fleas and ticks

For Your Information: Many of us think to check our dogs after we have been in the woods or hiking in tall grass, but did you know they ticks can also be in your bushes, flower beds, and short grass and in the crops that may be behind your house!  Our border collie had them […]

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Get outside today!

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Senior Pets Month: Part two

So what are some keys to making sure my senior pet has the best care possible? Weight reduction or normal weight.  Just like in humans, most pets are carrying extra weight.  For your pets this can lead to joint damage, premature arthritis, organ damage and diabetes and thyroid issues. Annual blood testing.  Dr. Flanders is […]

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August is Senior Pets Month!

It is inevitable that most of us will at some point have a senior dog.  Even my puppy who is almost 2 will at some point (hopefully) be a senior pet.  So it is best to start off right with some good health habits that can lead into the senior years being better and better. […]

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Chewing on plants

Dangling leaves aside (which, let’s be honest, are just fun for your cat to chomp at), some cats chew plants because they find comfort in the act, or as a way to get your attention. Of course too much of a good thing can be … well … bad.  Bad for the plants and your […]

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