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Pneumonia in Cats: Symptoms & More

Posted 03.11.22 by Alison Bradshaw, DVM

Oxygen deficiency in the blood and breathing problems are the common symptoms of pneumonia in cats. This oxygen deficiency weakens the body’s immune system. Inflammation of the lungs, which can occur for various reasons, is known as pneumonia. However, it may be difficult to notice pneumonia in cats since many illnesses in cats are associated with the respiratory system. What...Read More

Kidney Disease in Dogs: Symptoms & More

Posted 03.11.22 by Alison Bradshaw, DVM

As a pet owner, you want to keep your dog as healthy as you can for as long as possible. Unfortunately, kidney disease is a common condition in dogs—especially older ones. Luckily, it is treatable. Your pet will only have a chance to live a long and happy life if you seek veterinary attention as soon as you notice signs...Read More

Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms & More

Posted 03.11.22 by Alison Bradshaw, DVM

The pancreas is one of your dog’s vital organs. It sits on the right side of the abdomen, right next to their stomach. The pancreas serves an essential role in creating the enzymes your dog needs to digest its food. It also produces insulin and other hormones that regulate your dog’s metabolism and glucose level. If your dog’s pancreas becomes...Read More

The Truth About Raw Meat-Based Diets

Posted 11.16.21 by Christie Taylor, DVM

You’ve seen the commercials all over television…. the ones with the howling wolf that morphs into a Yorkshire terrier, claiming that all dogs are descendants from wolves, and thus deserve a raw diet like that of their “ancestors”… I’m still puzzled as to how a Boston Terrier came about from a wolf. Domestic dogs are not direct descendants from wolves,...Read More

So You Want a Puppy for Christmas?

Posted 12.23.20 by Kassie Newton, DVM

It’s about that time of year – time for gifts, Christmas trees, music and for many people, Christmas puppies! However, before you jump down this road, we strongly recommend that you do some research and know more of what you are getting yourselves into. Below we have 4 things we recommend considering before making this commitment. 1) Time Puppies are...Read More

3 Cat Health Myths Debunked!

Posted 10.16.20 by Ellen Barry Buco, DVM

There are several common cat health myths that prevent cats from getting the veterinary care they need. By spreading the news about these myths we are seeing cats live longer, healthier, happier lives. Read on to learn more about cat health. 1. Indoor cats don’t get sick Indoor cats are protected from some of the dangers of the outside world...Read More

To Pet Insurance or Not to Pet Insurance – That is the Question

Posted 05.04.20 by Drew McWatters, DVM

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

Posted 04.21.20 by Lee Ann Newman, DVM

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

5 Ways to Become BFFs With Your Cat

Posted 03.30.20 by Christie Taylor, DVM

So you think you’ve found that “special furry someone” that matches your soul, and you bring them home for the first time… but the magic fizzles when your new feline roommate seems aloof and indifferent to your affections in their new environment. Don’t fret – we’ve compiled a list of all of our tricks of the trade when it comes...Read More

Current COVID-19 Protocols

Posted 03.25.20 by Katie Willis

Dear Pet Owners, We are still here for you at all our locations with normal business hours. For your protection and the protection of our dedicated staff, we are asking you to let us come to your vehicle and get your pet and also to deliver needed medications rather than having you enter our facilities. We will continue to provide...Read More

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