Critical Veterinary Care for Your Fluffy Family Members

Have you adopted your first pet ever? Learn more about the basic care and necessary veterinarian services your pet will require.

Is It Necessary To Worm An Indoor Cat?

12 January 2017
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If you own an indoor cat, you may think that he doesn't need worming. After all, if your cat doesn't ever go outside, how can he possibly be exposed to the risk of worms? Actually, your pet is at risk of contracting worms and you should worm him regularly. Read on for more helpful information on worms and your indoor cat. How Your Indoor Cat Could Get Worms There are a number of ways in which your cat could be exposed to worms. Read More …

Uncovering issues with your cat’s ears due to mites

2 August 2016
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Cats rely heavily on their ears for balance and hearing. Cats can easily contract ear mites from casual contact between cats. Ear mites can cause a range of issues to the cat's ears and hearing. Keep reading to learn more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of cat ear mites.  What are ear mites? Ear mites are a small parasite, shaped like a spider. Mites are easily passed between cats by casual contact between cats including fighting, grooming or rubbing against each other. Read More …

Tips for Recognizing and Removing Ticks From Your Dog

27 June 2016
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If you find a small insect attached to your dog's skin, it might be a tick. These can be anywhere outside, though are more prevalent in woody areas. Here are some tips for knowing when your dog has a tick and instructions on how to remove it. Why Ticks Are a Problem First of all, you should know why ticks in your dogs are such a big problem. Like other parasites, ticks have the potential to cause illness or disease in your dog. Read More …

Don’t Let Them Fight Like Cats & Dogs! How To Introduce Your New Kitty to Your Resident Pooch

8 March 2016
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You may be happy about getting a kitten, but that doesn't mean your old and faithful dog will be. When you bring your new furry friend home from the cat adoption center, the last thing you want is for a fight to break out. Fights between unfamiliar pets can be dangerous, or even fatal, for one or both parties. Thankfully, if you follow the 6 steps below, you can make sure your cat's and dog's new lives are a harmonious success. Read More …

Is Your Dog Diabetic?

31 December 2015
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Diabetes in dogs is quite a common disease, with female and obese animals being most at risk. So what signs should you look out for, what can your vet do to help, and what can you do to manage the condition? Read on to find out more.  What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a disease that is caused by a deficiency in the hormone insulin. Insulin is produced by the pancreas and is responsible for converting glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. Read More …

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Critical Veterinary Care for Your Fluffy Family Members

I recently adopted my first dog and learned how much I care for this creature. While the relationship is different than any I have ever had with a human, I can't say I love my dog any less. In fact, in many ways, I love my dog more than I have ever loved anyone before. As a result, I take his veterinary care very seriously. I have spent months researching veterinary care for both dogs and cats, and I want to share that info here in case you need help with your furry family members. Please, get comfortable, have your fluffy little one curl up in your lap and start exploring. I hope these posts help you keep your dog or cat safe and healthy.