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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

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    By | December 3, 2018 | Blog

    Dog breeds such as Pugs, Bulldogs, Shar Peis, Pekingese and other brachycephalic breeds (those with pushed-in muzzles) are all adorably wrinkly. However they do require regular cleaning to keep them free from debris, odour and even infections which can build up in

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    By | November 4, 2018 | Blog

    Have you noticed your cat in distress when they urinate? Urinary tract infection (UTI) is known to be one of the most common reasons for veterinary visits. UTI occurs when bacteria colonises in areas of the urinary tract that should be sterile. In normal

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    By | October 8, 2018 | Blog

    When does a dog go from being playful to exhibiting aggressive behaviour? For dogs, learning how to play starts when they are around 2 weeks old when puppies first play with their siblings, this early play is a critical part of their social development. Early