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A New AKC Breed: The Hungarian Mudi

October 01, 2022
Black hungarian mudi carrying a frisbee

The AKC welcomed a few more pups into its roster this year. One of the most striking is without a doubt the Hungarian Mudi, a sharp and energetic herding dog from Hungary. A local vet introduces Fido in this article. Basics Mudis are about medium, size wise. They usually get to be between 15 and 19 inches tall, and should weigh between 18 and 30 pounds. Their life expectancy is also average, at about 12 … Read More »

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 »

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 »

Pica In Dogs

March 15, 2022
Dog with big brown ears nipping on something on the grass

Have you ever come home and found that your canine pal has eaten your shoes, or chewed up your sofa? This may go beyond Fido’s natural need to chew. There’s actually a specific name for this behavior: pica. The whats, whens, and whys of pica in dogs can vary widely. A local vet offers some information on it below.\ Grass One of the most common forms of pica is eating grass. There are several possible … Read More »

Celebrating The Welsh Corgi

March 01, 2022
Sable color welsh corgi on a field facing to the left

Today, March 1, is National Welsh Corgi Day! Fun, lovable, and affectionate, the Welsh Corgi is a wonderful pet, and definitely one worth celebrating. A vet discusses these lovable, fluffy pups in this article. Basics The Corgi is a small dog with a big heart. As the name suggests, Fido is originally from Wales. His name is taken from the words Cor, which means dwarf, and Ci, which means dog. Like many other herding dogs, … Read More »

Resolutions For Confused Dogs

January 01, 2022

Happy New Year! Are you setting resolutions for the coming year? If so, your canine companion will be happy to cheer you on as you strive to meet them … even if he doesn’t understand your goals. Actually, there are quite a few things that don’t really make sense to Man’s Best Friend. Fido may want to sort some of them out this year. A local Greater Cincinnati vet lists some resolutions for confused dogs … Read More »

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