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5 Things To Do For Holistic Pet Day

August 15, 2022
Brownish dog getting a head pat

Holistic Pet Day is August 30th! There is a growing awareness of the benefits of a holistic approach to health and wellness, and how it can help both pets and people. As you may know, the word holistic care incorporates the whole being: mind, body, and spirit. Many different treatments fall under the holistic umbrella, including acupuncture, nutritional healing, massage, and even sound therapies. You don’t have to choose between holistic and modern veterinary care: … Read More »

Yorkie Day

August 01, 2022
Yorkie with lazy face on the wooden floor

It’s Yorkie Day! These cute pups may be small, but they have big personalities and some raving fans. A veterinarian turns the spotlight on these tiny, charming pooches below. Basics The Yorkie is one of the smaller breeds out there, rarely growing over 8 inches tall. Like many other small dogs, they do have some longevity: these little guys can live up to 16 years. That’s quite a lot for a dog! As far as … Read More »

Caring For A Super Senior Pet

July 19, 2022
Brown hairy dog breed and gray cat snuggling together on the floor

Is your pet entering—or already into—their golden years? Pets age the way many people do … slowly for a while, and then suddenly all at once. Fido and Fluffy will never stop being the same cute, lovable companions as they alway were, and they will always be puppies or kittens at heart. However, their needs change over time. Once your pet reaches that geriatric stage, they become what some of us like to call super … Read More »

Pet Names

July 01, 2022
Barney pet name tag collar in blue

Did you know that Max was the top male dog name of 2021? We love seeing the cute and fun names people come up with for their animal companions. As it turns out, some recent studies have uncovered some pretty interesting statistics about pet names. A local vet offers some highlights below. Top Dog As mentioned above, Max was the number one boy name for pooches. Other high scorers included Charlie, Milo, Buddy, Rocky, Bear, … Read More »

5 Reasons Zoos And Aquariums Are Important

June 15, 2022
Yellow, blue and orange fishes in an aquarium

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! Zoos and aquariums may have their issues, but at the end of the day, they do serve some crucial purposes. A local vet lists some of them below. Protecting Endangered Species One of the most striking success stories here is that of the California Condor. These birds came perilously close to extinction: by 1985, there were only nine left in the wild. A massive recovery effort was launched, … Read More »

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June Is National Adopt a Cat Month

June 01, 2022
Tabby gray cat with human hand in heart shape on its face

It’s June, and it’s National Adopt a Cat Month! The start of summer marks kitten season, a time when many little kitties end up homeless because their owners can’t find homes for them. Throughout the month of June, National Adopt a Cat organizers work diligently, promoting cat adoptions across the country. And why wouldn’t they? Cats can be loving companions that are easy to keep. Read on to find out more about this campaign and … Read More »

Is Fostering Pets Right For You?

May 15, 2022
Black dog in a cage with pink ribbons on the neck

May is National Foster Care Month! Many of our furry patients are former fosters, or foster fails. Fostering fills a crucial gap for pets that need growth, healing, training, and/or socialization before they can be put up for adoption. If you’re an animal lover, you may want to consider fostering. This can be a very rewarding and enriching experience! Of course, this isn’t going to be right for everyone. A vet lists some things to … Read More »

Fun Facts About Chihuahuas

May 01, 2022
Chihuahua on a grassy field with small white flower

Chihuahua Appreciation Day is coming up on May 14th. These tiny dogs have some big hearts, and legions of devoted fans. Fido is quite popular, and consistently makes the AKC’s list of top 20 breeds. A vet lists some fun facts about the Chihuahua below. Tiny Dog The Chihuahua is one of the smallest dog breeds out there. According to breed standards, they should weigh no more than 6 pounds, though it’s not uncommon for … Read More »

How to Tell If Your Cat Is Stressed-Out

April 15, 2022
Black cat on a brown table

Cats do a really good job at hiding that they’re sick or injured. The same goes for when your cat is stressed. Like people, stress isn’t good for cats and chronic stress can even suppress your Kitty’s immune system response, leaving her at risk for a wide range of illnesses. It may take a little detective work to know if your cat is stressed, but it can be done. Read on as a veterinarian lists … Read More »

Meet The Ukrainian Levkoy

April 01, 2022
Cream colored levkoy

For the past few weeks, the world’s attention has been focused on the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and the heartbreaking plight of the millions of civilians caught up in the conflict. Sadly, many innocent animals have also been caught up in the war. Just like us, Ukrainians have animal companions of all shapes and sizes. However, there is only one Ukrainian cat breed: the Levkoy. A vet takes a look at this unusual kitty … Read More »

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