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    By | October 7, 2019 | Blog

    Unspayed female cats will eventually reach a fertile period in life, which extends well into old age. Hormonal changes that prepare cats for breeding, (which is a process called estrus or oestrus) begins at between six and ten months of

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    By | August 5, 2019 | Blog

    Treating your dog and pampering them is a great way to show how much you love and care for them. Giving your dog a spa treatment at home is not only fun and enjoyable, it also has numerous benefits. It helps build the bond between the two of you and there

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    By | July 24, 2019 | Blog

    Separation anxiety happens when a dog that’s hyper-attached to his owner gets super-stressed when left alone.  If you have to leave your dog on his own and it brings on a reaction such as anxiety, this is common in dogs. This is usually caused by an

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    By | June 4, 2019 | Blog

    Cats love to catch mice. As natural hunters, they're very good at it. Cats kill mice. It has always been so, even in the distant past when cats and humans got together through the discovery that they could both improve their diets by keeping grain stores

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    By | May 10, 2019 | Blog

    Laryngeal paralysis is a common condition that can effect middle to older aged dogs. It involves the loss of normal function of the larynx which in turn inhibits the muscles attached to the larynx from opening when breathing and closing when the dog is eating

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    By | April 4, 2019 | Blog

    The truth is you and your cat can never have too many of them. Well, maybe you can have too many litter boxes for your own taste, but not for your cat's. The veterinary profession has a litter box rule of thumb when it comes to cats and their

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    By | February 13, 2019 | Blog

    We love our dogs so much it is no surprise that we pet owners enjoy spoiling them. During the Valentine month of February, we give and receive gifts our selves and from others. The most common of these gifts is chocolates. Sadly, chocolates are toxic and

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    By | January 8, 2019 | Blog

    Asthma in cats often develops from another breathing problem called allergic bronchitis.  If the allergic bronchitis goes untreated or the source of the allergy is not removed, the lungs can become permanently damaged, resulting in emphysema and

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    By | December 18, 2018 | Blog

    When a dog has bad breath (also known as halitosis), the usual cuddling and kissing can become unbearable. Halitosis is the medical term used to describe an offensive odour that comes from the mouth, producing bad breath. It is not normal for a dog's