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Dog Collar or Harness? – The Pros and Cons

January 01, 2023
Dog harness on 2 dogs

If you enjoy walks with Fido as much as he does, ensuring he wears the most comfortable and maneuverable attire can help make your daily adventures together all the more enjoyable. While collars may be the more traditional and convenient option, some dogs are better off wearing a harness. Read on to find out the pros and cons of dog collars vs harnesses and see which one is best for you and your canine pal.  … Read More »

Are Christmas Trees Safe for Pet Birds?

December 15, 2022
Bird on a tree

If you’re thinking about buying a Christmas tree this holiday season, you might be wondering if they are safe for pet birds. After all, birds love to chew on things and they aren’t too picky about what they put in their beaks! The good news is there are ways to ensure that your feathered friend stays healthy during the holidays.  Read on as a local vet talks about how to keep your bird happy and … Read More »

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National Cat Lovers Month

December 01, 2022
Cream-colored cat with a lady lying on a bed

If you’re a cat lover, this is the month for you! From December 1st to the 31st, we’ll be celebrating National Cat Lovers Month. That means it’s time to get out your whiskers and celebrate all things feline. So what if you don’t own a pet? This is still the perfect time of year to learn more about these wonderful creatures and perhaps adopt one yourself! Read on as a local vet talks about cats … Read More »

Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome

November 15, 2022
White cat with gray ears scratching its head

Feline hyperesthesia syndrome—which is also called rolling skin syndrome and twitchy cat disease—is a rather unique issue that we occasionally see in our feline friends. The condition is characterized by hypersensitivity of the skin, usually on the back. A local vet offers some information in this article. Signs Fluffy can’t tell you what is going on with her, so it’s good to know what to look for. You may see twitching or rippling skin on … Read More »

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

November 01, 2022
Lady in blonde hair and white long shirt hugging a dog

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and you guessed it -just like humans, pets can get cancer too. In fact, cancer is the leading cause of death in older dogs and cats, so it’s important that we have the best resources available for the prevention and treatment of this disease. Read on as a local vet talks about National Pet Cancer Awareness Month and things you can do to lower your pet’s risk of … Read More »

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 »

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