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So What Can My Dog Really Chew On?

Posted 09.28.17 by Audrey Parker

I answer this questions on a daily basis with my clients. Appropriately directed chewing not only satisfies a dog’s desire to chew, but also serves as enrichment and can aid in the maintenance of good oral health. Though choosing what to allow your dog to chew on can be a daunting task. Every pet store is filled with dozens of...Read More

Should Dogs Eat Grain Free Diets?

Posted 05.17.17 by Audrey Parker

American pet owners are increasingly concerned with their pet’s nutrition which is wonderful news for pets. However, owners in search of the “best” diet for their pet are increasingly met with misinformation and misconceptions about diets and pet nutrition. While there are many well-meaning people giving advice about pet nutrition, most are ill-equipped and under qualified to tackle such a complex...Read More

Diabetes and Pets

Posted 09.14.16 by Audrey Parker

Just like people, diabetes is a fairly common disease of dogs and cats. Blood sugar regulation is performed by the pancreas by producing insulin. Most diabetic cases are Type 1, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, in which the pet requires insulin therapy for control of blood sugar. Cats sometimes will have Type 2, or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, in which diet and...Read More

Vomiting… The Mild, The Bad, and The Ugly

Posted 02.17.16 by Emily Lindsey

Imagine this – you wake up in the morning and get out of bed… you step in a cold pile of… oh yuck! Vomit! While you have been sleeping, your pet has been getting sick, all over your nice new carpet. Unfortunately, this is the case for many of our clients and their beloved pet(s). You may ask… Is vomiting...Read More

What do I do if my pet is overweight?

Posted 02.05.16 by Emily Lindsey

  Your pet is overweight, now what? The holidays have passed and it’s the time of year for new resolutions and healthy habits. The gym is crowded and many people have begun new diets to achieve their goals. If your pet is overweight, now is a great time to help him/her lose the extra pounds. An estimated 52.7% of dogs and 57.9% of...Read More

What is the Best Food to Feed My Pet?

Posted 01.28.16 by Emily Lindsey

“What is the best food to feed my pet?” This is a question I hear over and over again being a small animal vet. With so many choices of pet food on the shelves now, how do you choose? Since pet food does not fall under the same government regulations as human food, here are some tips to help consumers...Read More

Veterinary Technicians: So Much More Than Nurses

Posted 10.15.15 by Emily Lindsey

Have you ever wondered,”What does it take to be a veterinary technician?” Have you ever thought it would be fun to play with puppies and kittens all day? Well, that’s what a lot of people think that we do in veterinary offices, but that is far from the truth. Yes, we do get to see puppies and kittens and trust us,...Read More

Dental Care for Cats

Posted 09.22.15 by Emily Lindsey

It may seem kind of far fetched, but cats need dental care just like humans do. You have probably noticed that their mouth starts to smell when they go without. Bad oral health can lead to many medical issues. Luckily, those issues can be prevented with regular dental care and veterinary check ups.

My Pet is Overweight- What do I do?

Posted 09.03.15 by Emily Lindsey

So, you think your pet is overweight. Or you’re not sure if your dog is fat, but you worry there’s a little to much jiggle when Rover comes a’running toward the food bowl. Just like in people, weight is only a number.

What do I feed my new puppy?

Posted 08.26.15 by Emily Lindsey

So you got a new puppy — Congratulations! You’re about to have so much fun, some work, and years of love and companionship. Let’s get that little guy started off right with proper nutrition just right for growing puppies. First, it is really important to feed your puppy food designed specifically for growth. It is more calorie dense than adult...Read More

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