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Don’t Miss Signs of Neurologic Disease in Your Cat

Don’t Miss Signs of Neurologic Disease in Your Cat

Don't miss these signs of neurologic disease in your cat. A wide variety of nervous system conditions can put your cat's life at risk. Here's what to look for. Although it’s only the size of a golf ball, your cat’s brain is just about as complex and, when it comes to...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

10 Reasons Why You Should Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

February is National Pet Dental Health Month! To celebrate, we've pulled together some of our best dental-health articles for cats and dogs, which you can page through below, as well as the top reasons caring for your pet's teeth is so important. Here are our top...

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Periodontal Disease Fact

Periodontal Disease Fact

Fact: 80% of dogs have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age. It’s important to know that there are multiple stages of pet periodontal disease and without proper veterinary dental exam, cleaning and radiographs, there is no way to know if...

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What happens at a pet dental cleaning?

What happens at a pet dental cleaning?

Eighty-five percent of all pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age. Dental disease can result in bad breath, painful chewing, and tooth loss. Bacteria under the gum can travel to the heart, kidneys, and liver. A professional dental cleaning...

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Why Does My Dog Fall Down?

Why Does My Dog Fall Down?

In dogs, falling can be a sign of something serious... Little kids love spinning in place until they fall down. But when we're talking about our dogs, there's really no good reason for loss of balance. So why do dogs fall down? Is it possible to treat loss of balance?...

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Are Pet-Safe Ice Melts Completely Safe?

Are Pet-Safe Ice Melts Completely Safe? The short answer is no, pet-safe ice melts are not completely safe. While some ice melts are “safer” for pets than others, they all carry some risk. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center classifies all ice melt products as...

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Signs of Neurologic Disease in Cats

Signs of Neurologic Disease in Cats

Don't miss these signs of neurologic disease in your cat. A wide variety of nervous system conditions can put your cat's life at risk. Here's what to look for. Although it’s only the size of a golf ball, your cat’s brain is just about as complex and, when it comes to...

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February is Responsible Pet Owners Month – A Little Love, Please!

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month – A Little Love, Please!

That got us thinking –  how do we view responsible pet ownership? While there isn’t an exact definition for it the America Kennel Club gives each of us a great starting point for how we view our pets ownership: “Owning a dog is not just a privilege – it’s a responsibility.” Whether you care for a dog or a cat, one thing is for sure, owning that animal comes with great responsibility and a life long commitment to the animal.

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Groundhog Day…Brrr!

Groundhog Day…Brrr!

The groundhog hath spoken! Welcome to six more weeks of winter. This morning, Punxsutawny Phil scurried out of his little marmot hole and saw his shadow. This omen indicates a longer winter. Great.

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Client Appreciation Day! Wednesdays

Client Appreciation Day! Wednesdays

Special Clients deserve a Special Day for all of us to say "Thank You" for your business! Save on these services the 1st Wednesday of the month: Office Visit $40.00 (Discounted from $50) Technician Fee     Discounted to only $15.00  Questions? Ask us! Call today for...

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Economy Minded

Multiple Animal Households - No Problem! DiscountsOffered! for Senior citizens, Disabled individuals, and Students, too.

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Vaccinate Pets: Rabies Awareness

Vaccinate Pets: Rabies Awareness

Rabies is a fatal but preventable viral disease. It can spread to people and pets if they are bitten or scratched by a rabid animal. In the United States, rabies is mostly found in wild animals like bats, raccoons, skunks, and foxes. However, in many other countries dogs still carry rabies, and most rabies deaths in people around the world are caused by dog bites.

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Vaccinate Pets: Rabies Awareness Alert

Vaccinate Pets: Rabies Awareness Alert

Authorities are warning people not to touch or go near wild animals and to have your pets and livestock vaccinated. Any mammal, including humans, can contract rabies and the risk increases when pets and domestic animals are not vaccinated.

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