Pet Care

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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 | 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 | 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

  • SH_Dogin snow_SJ_02

    By | July 31, 2018 | Blog

    Just because pets have fur coats, it does not mean they can necessarily tolerate the cold better than humans. You are probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather can also

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    By | July 31, 2018 | Blog

    Vomiting is one of the most common reasons why people take their pet to the vet. Many pet owners do not know or understand the difference between vomiting and regurgitating or what to do when something suddenly flies out of their pet's mouth. Having this

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    By | July 2, 2018 | Blog

    No one can truly know how a situation will play out once you introduce your cat to another cat. Some cats are more territorial than others. These cats may never adjust to sharing their house, and may do best in a one-cat family. However, many aggressive

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    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    Have you ever wondered how much water your dog needs each day? Do you assume that your dog will drink precisely the right amount it needs each day, if you give your dog free access to fresh/clean water? It can be surprising for some dog owners to learn that

  • Teeth-brushing

    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    Cat dental health is not always a topic of a concern for cat owners. Dental disease can become a harsh reality for cats by the age of four if left unchecked. Many cats can get gingivitis as we humans do as well as other types of periodontal

  • Diabetes-in-cats

    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    If your feline friend has diabetes, this long-term condition can be managed with treatment, and it does not need to impact hugely on your pet’s quality of life. Diabetes in cats occurs once in every 200 cats. There are various different types of diabetes