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Pet Food Myth Busters: Grain Free

At the beginning of the New Year our attention often turns to New Year resolutions and goals for healthier living.  Hopefully you’ll consider setting healthy living goals for your pet, too.  That may include weight loss, more exercise, or feeding a higher quality pet food.  According to a 14 year study done with dogs, keeping [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:57:26+00:00January 14th, 2016|Nutrition|0 Comments

New Years Resolutions

With the New Year comes new resolutions for healthy living and weight loss.  Over half of our beloved pets are obese.  If your pet is in the overweight majority, you should think about including them in your New Year resolutions for healthy living.  Losing weight and getting in shape not only adds years to your [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:57:44+00:00January 5th, 2016|Nutrition|0 Comments

Rodent Bait Blues

It’s the time of year when we start winterizing our home, which for many, includes setting out rodent bait (rodenticide) stations.  Rodenticide poisoning is one of the more common toxicities we see in practice, and it’s not easy to know how to treat it.  There are many different kinds of rodent poisons available in a [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:57:54+00:00November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fleas 201: The Dish Soap Myth

If you’re just joining us, make sure to read this which explains the life cycle of the flea and how to keep your pet flea free. It really can seem impossible to get rid of fleas once they are on your pets and in the house. Fleas are very good at reproducing! Within 24 hours [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:58:09+00:00November 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fleas 201: The Dish Soap Myth

Fleas 101: How to Keep Your Pet Flea-Free This Fall

Fall is bringing in cooler weather, along with allergies and flea infestations in our pets!  Our clients are usually concerned about fleas because of the annoying scratching and discomfort that they cause our pets. However, fleas aren't just annoying, they can cause serious problems such as flea allergy dermatitis (skin inflammation and infection), tapeworm infections, [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:58:26+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fleas 101: How to Keep Your Pet Flea-Free This Fall

Allergies in Pets: What You Need to Know

Ahh, fall...Temperatures are falling, leaves are turning, campfires are burning…and your pet is keeping you up all night itching!  Yes, allergy season is in full-swing.  This time of year, we are seeing several cases of allergy-related symptoms every day in our practice.  Allergy symptoms include itching anywhere on the body but often focused on the armpits, abdomen, and/or [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:58:30+00:00September 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Allergies in Pets: What You Need to Know

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