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Itchy Pet? Allergies May be to Blame

People aren’t the only unfortunate victims of allergies—our pets suffer, too. We might have itchy eyes and a drippy nose, but pets’ allergies manifest in different ways. An often difficult and frustrating condition to manage, your pet’s allergies evolve throughout her life, requiring changes in her treatment plan. But, with dedication and a detailed log [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:39:46+00:00August 20th, 2019|General Health|0 Comments

How to train your human

I have been contemplating furr awhile on if I should let you in on this infurrmation or not… but I think it’s time you all know some of our secrets on how us cats train you humans to do what we want when we want you to do it. It’s really not rocket science, our [...]

By |2019-07-31T11:53:28+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Caring for Senior Pets

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest cat title belongs to Creme Puff, who lived to the ripe old age of 38. Her canine counterpart, Bluey, spent 20 years herding cattle and sheep in Australia before dying after his 29th birthday. Pets rarely live that long, but as veterinary medicine advances and [...]

By |2019-07-31T11:51:14+00:00July 16th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Puppy Socialization: Do It Early and Make It Fun

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) defines socialization as “the process of preparing a dog … to enjoy interactions and be comfortable with other animals, people, places and activities.” Establishing these social cues is best when your pup is young—up until about 3 months of age—so learning the skills that will help her become well-mannered [...]

By |2019-06-11T02:09:25+00:00June 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Leptospirosis: Is Your Pet Safe?

Taking your dog for a walk in the woods or a swim in the lake may seem harmless, but diseases may be lurking. Wildlife that crosses your favorite hiking trail or enters your backyard can leave behind traces of bacteria and disease, like leptospirosis. Learn how your pets and your human family members can become [...]

By |2019-05-17T02:49:11+00:00May 17th, 2019|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Why you should own a cat

The last time we talked, it was four months ago… ridiculous, right? I got to talk to you guys about the best gifts to get us feline’sfurr Christmas and reminded you of the ones you shouldn’t get us. I hope Santa came to visit your kitties at home, because he came to visit us here [...]

By |2019-04-03T10:08:40+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Cat's Corner|0 Comments

Separating Fact from Fiction: Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

As the number of ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and other insects rises, the diseases these pests carry also increase. Many of the diseases, such as heartworm, can be devastating for your pet. Misconceptions abound about this particular disease, so we want to set the story straight about its cause, effects, prevention, and treatment. Q: I don’t [...]

By |2019-03-20T16:42:45+00:00March 20th, 2019|Illness and disease|0 Comments

Combo test?

Last time we talked, I talked about something pretty important, and that was Thanksgiving weight! Everyone here must think I’m really smart because I’m here today to talk about another important subject and that is combo testing! I’ll introduce myself again in case you’ve furrgotten, but I am Thresh! I enjoy large doses of catnip, [...]

By |2019-03-05T16:12:42+00:00March 6th, 2019|Cat's Corner|0 Comments

Dental Tartar: The Tip of the Iceberg

Have you ever heard that the tip of an iceberg is only 10 percent of the larger problem hidden below the surface? Well, dental tartar is similar—although it may taint your pet’s smile, the real trouble lies beneath. A host of problems—both in the mouth and beyond—can be related to the layers of mineralized plaque [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:27:56+00:00February 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

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