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A rewarding dentistry

                                                                I have been meaning to write this blog for a while but just haven’t gotten around to it.  As I sit here on this cold winter day I thought I would share with everyone about Tucker’s amazing dental experience, and hope to ease some minds about the whole dentistry experience. Tucker needed a […]

Feline Obesity

  Obesity in cats is on the rise!!! We need to keep a closer eye on our feline friends. More and more, we are seeing cats come into the veterinary clinic with excess body fat. A lot of the time, the cat’s owners believe that the extra weight is a sign of a healthy cat […]

Exotic pets

  Looking for a first time pet other than a dog or cat?  Exotic pets are a lot of fun. You have a lot of choices.  First, accept that any pet will require some level of care.  Before making an impulsive decision, understand the level of care, lifespan and diet / environmental requirements for that […]

What dog breed is right for me?

  Growing up I always loved German Shepherds.  It was an obvious choice for me when I became old enough to have my own dog.  Highly trainable, willing to please, a protector, and of course handsome looks. Although Tucker fits in to our family perfectly, I still wish I had done more research on the […]

Toxic foods for Dogs

Toxic ‘human’ food for Dogs We all know what it’s like to glance down from the dinner table and see our four-legged best friend staring back at us. Who can resist those big puppy-dog eyes? Could a little treat off your dinner plate really harm your dog?     There are actually many toxic  foods […]

Dogs that eat too fast (how to slow them down)

Dogs that eat too fast. This can be a source of frustration for owners. At one time or another, perhaps you have owned a dog that eats too fast. This is not a rare problem and seems to be more common in terriers and some sporting breeds, as well as in dogs housed in large numbers. Instead […]

House Training for Puppies

House training? How hard can it be? You’ve just acquired your new puppy and the fun begins! House training can definitely be a stressful time so here are some tips to help achieve success. It can be a good idea to set aside time off work when you bring your new puppy home, to allow […]

Senior Felines- Living With an Older Cat

As our senior felines age, we sometimes forget that they require more care and understanding than when they were younger. They also usually need more medical monitoring and attention as well. When our senior feline companions get older, their ability to see and hear may start to decline, their mobility decreases and they can develop […]