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Feline Arthritis

Posted 01.03.17 by Audrey Parker

Most people recognize arthritis in dogs. But what about your cat?  Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a very common but under-diagnosed condition in cats.   Frequency among age groups was EQUAL from cats as early as 6 months to 16 years!  Signs worsen with age. Feline DJD is difficult to detect because of the cat’s ability to hide pain as a...Read More

Holiday Dangers For Pets

Posted 12.20.16 by Audrey Parker

While the Holidays are the “most wonderful time of the year” for people, they can be a dangerous and stressful time for our pets. Here are some ways to keep your four legged family members safe during the holidays. 1) AVOID Holiday Food Items That Could Cause Problems For Your Pet: A general rule of thumb is to avoid feeding...Read More

Six Subscription Services Your Pet Needs

Posted 12.01.16 by Audrey Parker

Movies and TV, makeup, books, groceries… These days it seems like there is a subscription service out there for anything you could imagine. The subscription service industry is booming and rightfully so! There is no better joy than coming home to a package waiting on your doorstep for you to open and enjoy. But what if we told you that you...Read More

Golden-Doodle Mania

Posted 11.08.16 by Audrey Parker

Nearly 10 years ago, I met my first Golden-doodle patient and, having never seen one before, I can remember thinking to myself, “This Golden retriever is having a very interesting hair day!” Fast forward to the present and I typically see a “doodle” patient multiple times a day. Furthermore, my personal family has grown as well to include 3 Golden-doodles...Read More

Whistle: One Of The Coolest New Accessories For Your Pet

Posted 10.19.16 by Audrey Parker

We get it, sometimes a pet’s curiosity gets away from them and they can’t help but roam the streets. It is the scariest moment for any owner and we can’t help but empathize when we receive frantic calls asking if we knew where their pet could be. While microchipping your pet is the most effective way of ensuring they come...Read More

5 Great Parks To Visit With Your Pet

Posted 10.12.16 by Audrey Parker

Memphis weather is finally cooling down and we know you and your furry friend are enjoying these cool Fall breezes as much as we are. What better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than going on a  nice long excursion with them?! We’re listing out the best parks in our city to take Fido and Fluffy so they...Read More

Patio Season

Posted 10.05.16 by Audrey Parker

Ah, fall time is officially hitting the Mid-South. You know what that means… It’s finally Patio Season and the days of cool breezes and college football are upon us. But why shouldn’t your dog  be allowed to experience this along with you?! Actually there are plenty of restaurants in Memphis that allow you to bring your pet along so they...Read More

When the Claws Come Out: The Truth About Declawing Your Cat

Posted 09.21.16 by Audrey Parker

Declawing has become a hotly contested topic in veterinary medicine. There are veterinarians who refuse to do the procedure under any circumstances. At the other end of the spectrum, some vets have no qualms at all about declawing pet cats. Pet owners and animal welfare advocates also run the gambit of opinions on this subject.  So what are the facts...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

My Dog Ate What?!?

Posted 09.07.16 by Audrey Parker

Dogs and cats can be very picky about their food, or sometimes they can consume things we would not even imagine would be edible. One of the most common appointments we have is the vomiting dog or cat. Oftentimes we may ask you if they are the type to “eat things” and by this we mean exactly that – will...Read More

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