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Making the Decision to Say Goodbye

Making the Decision to Say Goodbye

Making the Decision to Say Goodbye   Pets are family and losing any family member (when two-footed or four) can be very difficult.  And it can become even more difficult when we may have to make that decision for our beloved pet.  It can feel immoral, murderous,...

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Taking the Fear out of Grooming

Taking the Fear out of Grooming

Does the thought of grooming your pet fill you with dread? Do you find yourself apprehensive about the stress it might cause your furry friend?  Fear Not!  Grooming can be an important part of caring for our dogs and cats. It keeps their skin and haircoat healthy,...

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Pawsitive Perks of Pet Insurance

Pawsitive Perks of Pet Insurance

Did you know that every six seconds a pet owner in the US is faced with a vet bill of $1,000 or more?  What happens when that pet owner is you? With the increasing costs of everything, including veterinary care, pet insurance may be the answer.  Just like humans, our...

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Avian Enrichment

Avian Enrichment

What is Enrichment, and why it’s important: Enrichment is a method used to encourage a bird’s natural behaviors and to provide them with mental stimulation. Wild birds are active! They forage for food, eat, preen, fly, socialize, and they watch for predators. In a...

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Finding the Perfect Stay

Finding the Perfect Stay

When going on vacation, the time leading up to the escape from real life can be very stressful. One frequent question that might be asked is, what to do with our furry friends?  When trying to decide where to place your trust with a boarding facility there are a few...

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Let’s Talk Toys!

Let’s Talk Toys!

Wow. What a category! So many options and things to choose from out there. You may wonder, "Why would you make a blog about toys? You buy them and give them to your pet, end of story". Well, I am here to let you know a wide range of toys are available for different...

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Rewards Of Rescuing

Rewards Of Rescuing

It's not a secret that animal rescues/shelters nationwide are constantly full. This can make things overwhelming for the staff and many of the animals in the shelters. This overcrowding can often lead shelters to pursue euthanasia to make space, which can mean a very...

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Winter Hazards for Your Pet

Winter Hazards for Your Pet

Winter can be a time of snowball fights, snuggling by the fire, and ice skating, both for you and for your pets.  However, there are a few hazards that can also be found at this time of year and we want to make sure you and your pet have a safe snowy season!     ...

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Let’s Talk Food Sensitivities

Let’s Talk Food Sensitivities

The animal nutrition world has blown up and become quite overwhelming, particularly regarding food allergies and sensitivities. I would like to sort out some of the common questions surrounding this and how to navigate the wide variety of products available. A big...

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The Benefits of a Specialist

The Benefits of a Specialist

As a general practice veterinary clinic, we get to see a lot of strange cases coming in.  And sometimes, the cases get beyond what we are capable of diagnosing or treating.  Thankfully, in these instances, we have a wonderful network of referral options, including...

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Life With A Geriatric Dog

Life With A Geriatric Dog

Watching your beloved fur kiddo age can be a difficult process . It is so hard to watch your once energetic babe start to slow down and begin to struggle with things that used to come so easy to them, especially the normal day to day things.  In this post I will be...

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Feline Tooth Resorption

Feline Tooth Resorption

It may not seem like much, but your cat’s dental health is a huge component of his/her wellbeing.  Numerous studies have linked dental disease with diabetes, heart disease, and more.  And we’re not just worried about getting the tartar cleaned off or looking for...

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Guide to Guinea Pigs

Guide to Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs are small, sociable, and gentle animals. They can be a great alternative to cats and dogs. But like all companion animals, they require special care and attention. Let's talk about the basics every Guinea Pig owner should know. Enclosures:  Starting with...

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Let’s Talk Nutrition

Let’s Talk Nutrition

Are you confused about what to feed your dog or cat? Do you have questions about pet foods and which is best? If you are like most pet owners, the answer is a resounding "Yes!". Pet nutrition can be so important and we are always excited to see a pet on the...

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Let’s Talk Grooming

Let’s Talk Grooming

Let’s talk about grooming, shall we? First, let's meet my dog, Goku. Goku is an 11-year-old Papillon Shih Tzu mix who weighs about 7 pounds. He has been with me since he was born and is a tough little dude. Always getting into stuff. We joke he is actually a Labrador...

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