Tag Archives: dogs

Lyme disease facts

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that affects dogs and people Dogs have tested positive for Lyme disease 48 states. Ticks become active in the spring, summer and fall. Exposure used to be limited to dogs and people in the woods or camping but now ticks are found in grass, bushes and flowers…all places indoor […]

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Extra weight can lead to cancer in your pet!

For the past 30 years, the relationship between obesity and certain cancers has been growing. At least 13 types of cancer are linked to obesity in humans, including colorectal and stomach cancer, uterine, breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women, kidney, esophageal, pancreatic, thyroid and multiple myeloma. The National Cancer Institute estimates that obesity […]

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pet age equivalents to humans

 

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Probiotics for our pets

Many of us believe our pets deserve as healthy a lifestyle as we ourselves do.  Keeping us with the latest trends helps us direct you better.  Some of you may have had Dr. Flanders advise you on a good brand of pet food, or even suggest some foods we eat to help your pet.  Some […]

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A few grooming tips

I’ve found a few new tips for grooming that have really helped in my household! A sprayer handle on your kitchen sink or laundry sink can make an easy way to bathe your little dogs.  I get virtually no water in my dog’s ear now which can cut down on the chance of ear infections. […]

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Have a wonderful Sunday

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Some needed tips for this hot, hot weather!

After one of the hottest May on record, it doesn’t look like June will be much different.  So many times we wait until July to give heat warning tips, but this year we need to review much earlier! If you suspect your pet has heat exhaustion, get your pet to our office or the emergency […]

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Spring means getting a new puppy

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Don’t forget your pet’s vaccines with summer coming

Feels like summer, looks like summer, but before it really gets here, come on in today for your pets vaccines and heart worm prevention as well as flea and tick.  That way when that vacation comes around you and your pets are ready to go.  Many hotels, restaurants and parks are allowing your dogs to […]

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It feels like summer already!

It feels like we skipped spring and went straight to summer!  Always good to remember your pets will love some early summer treats.  My dogs love coconut oil, peanut butter and bananas blended and frozen in ice cube trays.  One a day gives their coat a shine and conditioning from the inside out and is […]

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