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  • Time for Your Pet’s Fix

    Feb 23 2017

    So when should you get your pet fixed? That’s a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. The reality is that your pet will need to be placed under anesthesia in…

  • Fixing Fables

    Fixing Fables

    Feb 22 2017

    The excuses for not getting your pet fixed are many, but do you know which ones are fact and which are fiction? (Here’s a hint: most are myths.) Myth: My…

  • spay and neuter

    Favors of Fixing

    Feb 21 2017

    Besides the obvious benefits of not having to deal with a pet in heat, a roaming male or pregnancy complications, having your pet fixed has additional benefits for your pet’s…

  • panleukopenia

    Feline Panleukopenia

    Feb 20 2017

    Feline panleukopenia (FP) is a highly contagious virus that can be found virtually everywhere, making nearly all kittens and cats susceptible. Also called feline infection enteritis (FIE), feline distemper or…

  • Antifreeze: So sweet, but deadly

    Feb 16 2017

    There are a few reasons to be extra cautious with pets during winter: slick ice, bitter cold temperatures and festive holiday d├ęcor are just a few. But the most dangerous…

  • Dicey Drug Dispensaries

    Feb 15 2017

    When your pet requires a medication to treat an illness or disease, it can be tempting to shop online for a better price or free home shipping. Before you click…

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    Feb 14 2017

    We all know that Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day, a holiday to share your love with family and friends (and pets!). Most of us probably even know that it is…

  • valentine safety

    Cupid’s Pet Perils

    Feb 13 2017

    Valentine’s Day is meant to be all about love — love for that special someone, your family and friends and, of course, for your pet. But all those sweet treats…

  • dangers of chocolate

    Not So Sweet: Dangers of Chocolate

    Feb 11 2017

    Chocolate may be a popular treat for you and me, but it is extremely toxic to our pets. Even small amounts can cause illness. Most often dogs are more susceptible…

  • heartworm prevention

    Can of Worms: Why Heartworm Preventive is Essential

    Feb 10 2017

    Whether you have a cat or dog (or both), it is essential for good health to stay on schedule with a heartworm preventive. Once a pet is infected with heartworms,…