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.

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 …

Corneal Ulcers And Your Dog

10 December 2015
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If you notice your dog squinting or pawing at his eyes, he could be suffering from corneal ulcers.  But what causes this condition, and how can your vet help?  Read on to find out more. What are corneal ulcers? The cornea is the transparent, protective outer layer of the dog's eye.  Its function is to act as a barrier to foreign bodies and bacteria that could enter the eye and cause damage to the iris and pupil. Read More …

Oral Health Tips For Your Pet Rabbit

5 December 2015
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Rabbits can suffer from oral health problems, just like other companion animals.  But rabbits don't just use their teeth for eating; they're used for grooming, exploring their environment, marking territory and expressing mood.  That's why it's vital that you keep your bunny's teeth in good condition.  Unlike human teeth, rabbits' teeth grow continually during their lifetime.  That's why regular visits for your pet to the veterinarian for dental check-ups are important, but you should also know how to monitor your rabbit's oral health at home. 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.