Tag Archives: Veterinary Practice

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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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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Shedding 101

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5 simple things to do to keep your cat safe and happy

You can minimize many problems by following these 5 things for your pet kitty: Keep the litter box clean:  by doing this you will know of any changes your cat. Keep your kitty indoors.  There are far less dangers inside the house than out. Work on keeping kitty at a normal weight. Schedule regular exams […]

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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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Why does my cat knead on me?

From time to time you may catch your cat doing something a little strange: kneading. This occurs when your kitten rhythmically alternates her paws, pushing in and out, usually against something soft. While no one is 100% sure why cats take on this behavior, there are a few theories. For starters, baby kittens will knead […]

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Face rubbing in your feline!

Your cat’s cheeks contain glands that he uses to deposit his own unique scent. By rubbing his furry little cheeks on everything he sees, your cat is actually being quite territorial, marking off what he considers to be “his” in your home. Cats have multiple scent glands on their heads. They have glands located around […]

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