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Vote for your favorite rescue group

In honor of the wonderful work that our local rescue groups do in our community, we want to do something to give back. Fleas can be a real nuisance for our four-legged friends, so we will be providing a complimentary box of Advantage II flea treatment to a deserving rescue group, but we need your help!

Like and comment on this post (on our facebook page) to let us know who

Couch PETatoes

  • Posted On December 15, 2015
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How does your pet relax over the holiday season?


If you submit pictures through our facebook page we will post them here also.

Groomers doing dental cleaning

  • Posted On November 25, 2015
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I have talked to many of my clients about the concerns I have about groomers doing dental cleaning. Dr. Mulley makes many good points in her discussion on this controversial issue. I would like to add that patients undergoing dental work should be on antibiotics before and after the procedure to protect their internal organs from bacterial showering. In addition, during a general anaesthesia, the tube going in to the

Evidence-based nutrition: raw diets

  • Posted On November 25, 2015
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I would encourage clients considering or already feeding a raw food diet to carefully review the literature on this trend. The studies that are based on verifiable science do not show a positive benefit to feeding raw. In addition, there are significant risks of infectious disease to the people in close contact to a dog or cat fed raw foods. We all want to do the best for our pets

Monkey the Cat Hunts for Dinner

So instead of feeding my cat, I hide these balls around the house…

This all started after I read an explanation of why cats go about repeatedly exploring the same areas: it’s partly to establish and survey their territory, but they’re also practicing ‘mobile’ hunting: moving about, being curious, and poking their noses around in the hopes of upsetting potential prey and finding a meal.

So what if my cat, while out