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Preparedness Series: 2 of 4

Prepping with Your Pets Are you a “prepper?” Prepping is an increasingly popular concept- being prepared to deal with and survive a disaster. Hard-core preppers may have a bomb shelter. They might have 12 months of food supplies tucked away. There are lots of websites on prepping, and the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) [...]

By | 2018-01-04T15:21:18+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

Preparedness Series: 1 of 4

Bringing your new puppy or kitten to the vet. Yay! A new household member, so exciting! So, now that you have made the decision to add this little one to your family, you might be thinking about the first visit to the veterinarian. Great! Here are some things to consider: Come in sooner rather than [...]

By | 2018-01-04T15:24:03+00:00 May 19th, 2014|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Lily Toxicity in Cats

Lilies are beautiful to look at…but are deadly for your cats.   We are well into the spring season now, and Easter has passed not too long ago, and Mother’s Day is coming up.  Many of you probably have new floral arrangements in your home to celebrate the occasion.  Do you know all of the [...]

By | 2018-01-04T15:26:16+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Merial PureVax Feline Rabies – Update

Merial PureVax® Feline Rabies vaccine is currently on backorder. Merial PureVax is the cat vaccine we highly recommend since it is formulated without immune system stimulating chemicals that have the potential to trigger allergic reactions and site reactions. The company states that the rabies vaccine may become available as early as the end of May [...]

By | 2018-01-04T16:06:20+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Importance of the First Puppy and Kitten Visit

Many of you have probably already been educated on why having your puppy or kitten finish its vaccination series is important. Preventing serious diseases such as parvo in dogs and panleukopenia in cats, and non-treatable diseases such as distemper and rabies, is the purpose of finishing those vaccines. However, there is much more important information [...]

By | 2018-01-04T16:12:42+00:00 March 20th, 2014|FAQ, General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

My Dog Loves Me So Much He Can’t Stand to be Away From Me or Also Known as “Separation Anxiety”

Does your dog start panting, salivating, whining, and pacing right before it is time for you to leave for the day? Do you often come home to destruction in the house, including house soiling in an otherwise perfectly house-trained dog? Do your neighbors complain about hearing howling from your home when you are gone? If [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:19:42+00:00 January 27th, 2014|Illness and disease|0 Comments

New Volunteer Veterinarians at Boonshoft Discovery Zoo

As of January 1, 2014, Drs. Kim Burkhardt, Kristen Ferguson, and Sara Wells from Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital have taken over as the volunteer veterinarians that will be caring for the animals at the Boonshoft Discovery Zoo at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. We are very excited at Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital to be starting [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:27:19+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Skinny on Pet Insurance

Thinking about what to buy your best furry friend this holiday season? How about pet insurance?   It is every pet owner’s worst nightmare: a devastating illness or injury to their pet that in order to be treated requires a sum of money they are unable to afford. This amount of course varies depending on [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:39:21+00:00 December 4th, 2013|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Pet Travel Safety Tips

With the holidays approaching, many people will be hitting the road to visit family. For some of those people, that will mean bringing their pets along for the ride. While not everyone takes their pets on road trips, many pet owners will take their pets (especially dogs!) in their car for errands, trips to nearby [...]

By | 2018-01-04T17:47:42+00:00 October 16th, 2013|FAQ, Pet Care|0 Comments

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