• 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…

  • Pets and holidays – keep it safe!

    Sep 21 2020

    Fall is in the air and holidays are around the corner! You may be thinking of fall colors, decorating, Christmas shopping and holiday cheer, but don’t forget to give some thought…

  • Is the cat in the box?

    Jul 29 2020

    We sometimes take for granted how easy cats are to train to use a litterbox. Most take to it instinctively due to their desire to cover their urine and feces….

  • Rabies and your pet

    May 27 2020

    Most people know what rabies is, however not everyone understands the potential risk or how it is spread. Because it is such a serious disease, it is important to know…

  • Cooperative veterinary care – what is it?

    Feb 10 2020

    A concept that has been gaining traction in the animal world is “cooperative veterinary care”. This is something that many zoos are starting to use, and basically it means training…

  • The scoop on poop…..

    Jan 20 2020

    Sometimes pet owners ask us why they should have a fecal checked on their pet. Many assume that they would see “worms” in the stool, or their pets would be…