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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 »

Unusual Cat Eating Habits

September 15, 2022
Gray cat licking on a blue bowl

Cats are mysterious creatures. We all know that, but did you know that their eating habits can sometimes be quite odd? Of course, all animals have their own individual quarks and ticks, which is why we love them. Read on as a vet talks about some unusual eating habits your cat may get into. Finicky Eaters, They Are Cats are known for their finicky eating habits. They simply do not like to eat what we … Read More »

Eye Problems In Cats

September 01, 2022
Cat with blue eyes

Our feline buddies have strikingly beautiful eyes. Cats’ eyes can be many different colors, from green to orange to blue. Fluffy never has brown eyes, but her peepers can be copper, dichroic, or odd-colored. Of course, kitties are susceptible to many of the same types of eye problems as humans can develop. A local vet discusses some common ones in this article. Common Issues Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is not uncommon in kitties. This can … 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 »

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 »

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