Category: Puppy Kit
To Pet Insurance or Not to Pet Insurance – That is the Question
You have insurance for everything. Your health, your car, your house, your boat, even the new tech device you buy comes with an option for insurance. So why don’t you have insurance on your pet? Pet insurance has been around since 1980 yet only an estimated 1-2% of pets are insured and I meet many pet owners who don’t even...Read More
Socializing Pets During Quarantine
As we all are staying “Safer At Home” and having decreased contact with other humans, many of us are welcoming new pets into our homes to help fill that gap. This can help with our stress levels and provide a wonderful distraction and new-found sense of purpose. Shelter pets that are finding new homes these days also are benefiting from...Read More
Summer has Ended…but Parvovirus Hasn’t!
If you’re a pet owner, chances are you’ve at least heard of parvovirus, or “parvo” for short. Parvo is a highly contagious virus that primarily affects puppies. The virus is usually spread by contact with infected feces; however, it can also be spread through indirect contact with infected surfaces such as our shoes, toys, and kennels. Part of the reason...Read More
What Vaccines Are Actually Necessary For My Pets?
I have a new puppy or kitten! Now what? Depending on how you have acquired this new family member, it may or may not have received a vaccination or two. Vaccines are used to stimulate our pets’ immune systems to prepare them for exposure to potentially harmful diseases. Some vaccines are preventive and others can lessen severity of disease significantly....Read More
Can You Handle the Hair?
Being a pet owner and veterinarian, the struggle is real with pet hair. It somehow makes its way into every imaginable nook and cranny and even somehow drifts into most of my food dishes. We have just grown accustomed to pet hair and cleaning, but clients ask me all the time what they can do to stop pet shedding. If...Read More
Let’s Talk About Vaccines
Depending on how you’ve acquired your new family member, he or she may have already received one or two vaccinations. Vaccines are used to stimulate our pets’ immune systems to prepare them for exposure to potentially harmful diseases. Although vaccines may not prevent 100% of disease, they definitely decrease the severity of disease. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association,...Read More
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Mange! The Dreaded 5 Letter Word
It’s like a horror movie, you can basically hear the suspenseful music playing in the background when you suddenly think to yourself, I wonder if this could be mange! Ever had this happen to you? Well, if not, consider yourself lucky. But what really is all the dread about? Dogs and cats can both suffer from what is referred to...Read More
Everything You Need To Know About Deworming
Many clients routinely have questions about deworming their pets. There are many parasites that can affect dogs and cats, and it can be difficult to discern when a dewormer is needed and the type. Intestinal parasites are typically contracted through consuming worm eggs from the soil in the environment, nursing from an infected mother, eating infected wildlife, or in utero...Read More
How To Avoid Pet Suffocation
One potential danger to both dogs and cats that can be found in many homes is an open bag that contains food or used to contain food. It might be a potato chip bag, cereal liner bag, pet food or treat bag, bread bag, etc. When left within reach of your pet, it can be enticing to stick his or...Read More
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Low cost Spay Neuter – It’s the right thing to do!
All of our locations are low cost spay and neuter sites. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. We are committed to helping spay and neuter pets and making this procedure accessible to as many pet owners as possible. And we refuse to cut corners to do it. All spays are not created equal. The public tends to...Read More