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November 29, 2018

Atopic Allergy Treatments

Atopy is an environmental allergy that is extremely pruritic(itchy). This allergy often leads to dermatitis and secondary infections. Some areas often affected by atopy on the […]
November 1, 2018

Thanksgiving Foods to avoid

  Bones- while it seems like the most natural thing in the world turkey bones especially can be brittle after cooking and splinter. When swallowed bones […]
November 1, 2018

Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

Signs of Diabetes in pets. Increased urination- urinating more often, in larger amounts, not being able to hold it as long Increased thirst- water seeking, drinking […]
October 4, 2018

Car Safety!

Just like every new experience riding in a car may take some getting used to not all pets will take to the car happily so here […]
September 27, 2018

Halloween Safety for Pets!

  – Sugar free candies can be extremely toxic, sometimes worse than chocolate! Chocolate and other candies should not be given to pets. Any kind of […]
September 14, 2018

Fish oils!

Fish oils have made headlines and are widely used as a helpful supplement in human medicine. Though not as widely known fish oils can have amazing […]
August 24, 2018

10 reasons to spay and neuter your pet!

reasons to spay your dog  Your pet will no longer go into to heat.  It is less likely that stray males will be roaming around your […]
August 16, 2018

Toxic vs. Pet friendly plants

Many pet owners have a nice yards specifically for their pets, and enjoy spending time outdoors. Manicured yards with beautiful flowering plants are, an added bonus […]
August 8, 2018

Drop off appointments!

What is a Drop off appointment? You drop your pet off, fill in the concerns form or list of issues, during his/her visit we perform an […]
July 17, 2018

Boarding tips

We all need a vacation every once in a while, sometimes we are lucky enough to take our fur babies with us other times they have […]
May 31, 2018

Bandage Care

What is a bandage? A bandage is a soft padded covering made up of at least 3 layers of material. In contrast a cast is a […]
May 22, 2018

Food allergies!

What is a food allergy? Food allergies some times referred to as food hypersensitivity are an immunologic reaction to allergens and requires previous exposure to the […]
May 10, 2018

Dry Eye in pets!

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca means drying and inflammation of the cornea and surrounding tissues. This condition occurs when the lacrimal glands or tear system stops producing the normal […]
April 24, 2018

Learn about: Tapeworms

  Tapeworms are flat segmented worms that attach themselves to a pets upper intestines. Each segment contains their own reproductive organs. Tapeworm infections are easy to […]
April 24, 2018

Know the signs of : Heat Stroke

  Heat stroke can happen to anyone or any pet, it can happen on the most routine exercise that you and your pet have done daily […]
March 30, 2018

Kitten Care Basics

  This article is designed to be informative regarding kittens over the age of 8 weeks, kitten care under the aged of 8 weeks should be […]
March 30, 2018

Easter Safety Tips!

  Avoid Easter grass- brilliant plastic Easter grasses are attractive to pets and can cause intestinal issues if ingested, they can end up in the yard […]
March 9, 2018

Parasite Control

– Identify the parasite with the help of your veterinarian. Discussing the parasites life cycle and possibility of re-occurrence in your pet, setting strategic deworming protocols […]
March 2, 2018

Pet Poison prevention Month

ASPCA Pet Poison Control and Pet Poison Helpline both have very in-depth lists of plants, foods, and household items that can cause the toxicities we see in pets. They […]
February 16, 2018

Anesthesia Fear!

Before the surgery The day before we will ask you to withhold food and treats after midnight the night before and the pet may have access […]
February 16, 2018

10 Reasons to fix your pet!

It makes your pet less likely to run away! Hormones will drive a pet to find a mate, roam and may lead to them escaping. It […]
February 7, 2018

Dental Don’ts!

#5 Dental treats and/or foods will fix dental disease. This is false! Most dental foods and treats are designed to reduce tartar and plaque present and […]
January 31, 2018

Teaching your cat not to fear their travel kennel!

Most people store their travel kennels out of sight and only pull them out when it is time to go to the vet’s office. Keeping your […]
January 31, 2018

Training your pet to “Hold”!

The “hold” command is for training a dog to hold a toy or item without dropping it for a period. Likely this command should be paired […]
January 16, 2018

Pain in pets!

Unfortunately our pet’s speak differently than humans and often it is their natural instinct to hide their pain. In the wild weak or injured animals often […]