Tag Archives: pets

Pumpkin 101 for dogs

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Fall Fruits

Yesterday we reviewed fall vegetables that are good for your canine, so let’s look at fruits today.

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Let’s review fall vegetables that are great for your canine.

It is always good to feed vegetables that are in season because they are cheaper and taste better.  You may have a neighbor or co-op close that has an over abundance of these vegetables that will either give them to you or at a lower cost.

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Parvo

Many times a year we see a puppy suffering from a Parvo infection.  Most people don’t know what Parvo is or how their puppy got it.  So let’s review some information about Parvo and precautions and procedures we must take at the clinic. Intestinal parvo (the most common type) interferes with the body’s ability to […]

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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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Shedding 101

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Bad Behaviors: My dog is jumping on me

This behavior can creep up on you, because at first, getting jumped on seems sort of cute. A dog that leaps up on you is very clearly demonstrating his unbridled affection for you, and we like to be on the receiving end of all that love. So we nurture it with pats, laughter and encouragement, […]

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All this rain and I have wet dog smell!

The past month has been very wet.   August is usually dryer, yet every week we have had at least 1-3 days of rain.   I don’t know about you, but that makes my two dogs very stinky!  So what can you do so you aren’t bathing them daily, causing anxiety as well as dry […]

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Help, my dog pulls on the leash!

Dogs have places to go and things to pee on, and if your dog is a puller, you’re just an anchor keeping him from the next adventure. Pulling is another “creep up” behavior because we often allow our dogs to pull now and then, not realizing that if we let the pulling continue, we’re going […]

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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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