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  • Helping your cat lose extra pounds

    Sep 13 2021

    Pudgy, overweight cats are cute, right? We give them nicknames like “butterball”, “pudgy” or “tubby”. However, while it may look cute, it can be detrimental to your cat’s health and…

  • Helping your dog shed extra pounds

    Aug 16 2021

    So the veterinarian has told you your dog should lose some weight. Is it really that big of a deal? After all, he/she looks cute a little pudgy and seems…

  • Heartworm disease treatment – part 3 in a 3 part series

    Jul 19 2021

    Our last 2 blog posts discussed heartworm disease and prevention. This blog post is the 3rd and last in the series that will discuss diagnosing and treating heartworm disease in…

  • Heartworm prevention – Part 2 in a 3 part series

    Jun 07 2021

    In our last blog post we talked about heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Heartworm disease is serious and life threatening for both species but is much easier to diagnose…

  • Heartworm disease in dogs & cats (part 1 of a 3 part series)

    May 10 2021

    Most pet owners are at least somewhat familiar with heartworm disease and how it is spread and prevented. However, there is still a lot of misunderstanding about which animals are...
  • Please don’t leave!

    Apr 19 2021

    Separation anxiety defined as anxiety, stress and/or fear (sometimes mild, sometimes severe) that your dog experiences when left alone. This may present as howling or barking, urinating or defecating, destructive…

  • Let’s get physical!

    Mar 22 2021

    January’s blog post discussed the value of wellness labwork to help see what is going on with your pet internally. This blog post talks about the value of a physical…

  • My pet needs a dental cleaning. Now what??

    Feb 12 2021

         During your pet’s life time, it is likely that there will come a point where a dental cleaning under anesthesia is needed. This can often cause pet parents…

  • What is wellness testing and why should you care?

    Jan 18 2021

         Our pets cannot tell us in words when they aren’t feeling quite right and sometimes signs can be quite subtle and go unnoticed. On top of that, animals…

  • Helping kitty cope

    Oct 26 2020

    In previous blog posts we touched on litter box avoidance and feline enrichment ideas. In this post we will discuss some of the things that can cause stress for cats…