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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 »

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 »

Sickness In Hedgehogs

February 15, 2022
Grayish hedgehog on a grassy lawn

Have you recently adopted a pet hedgehog? Congratulations! Many first-time hedgehog owners face a learning curve when it comes to caring for their little buddies. One thing that is very important is being able to tell if something isn’t right with your quilled buddy. A Greater Cincinnati veterinarian discusses sickness in hedgehogs below. Healthy Hedgies It will be much easier for you to tell when something is wrong with Hedgie if you know what he’s … Read More »

Choosing Cat Furniture

February 01, 2022
Small gray kitten curled inside a brown wooden bowl

Cats are pretty easy keepers. Fluffy will groom herself diligently, and doesn’t need walks or training. She also isn’t shy about using our beds, sofas, and chairs. However, your kitty will appreciate and benefit from having things made just for her. A Greater Cincinnati vet offers some advice on choosing kitty furniture below. Kittens Is your furry friend still a baby? Little Fluffy will enjoy things that incorporate lots of fun elements, like ladders and … Read More »

Winter Kitty Care

January 15, 2022

Love it or hate it, winter is definitely here. The change of season also affects our feline friends, even those who live indoors. Fluffy may need some extra TLC at this time of year! A local Greater Cincinnati vet offers some winter cat care tips in this article. Offer Warm Spots Your feline pal will probably spend a pretty good chunk of winter curled up in her bed, dreaming of chasing butterflies. Make sure she … 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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