How To Pick The Right Pet To Adopt

Deciding which pet to adopt is sometimes hard, especially if there are a lot of choices…everybody is so cute! Here are some tips to help you make the right decision. Adopt When You’re Ready, Not When You’re Asked Be careful if someone tries to coax you into adopting a pet.  The foster parent is [...]

2019-11-27T14:02:25-05:00

Common Cat Parasites

The following is a list of parasites that are common to our area and that we routinely see on or in cats.  Protect your feline against the following: External Parasites (found on the hair and skin of cats) Fleas Found almost everywhere in the world, all cats are at risk for flea infection (even indoor cats). Fleas not [...]

2019-11-26T15:15:54-05:00Tags: , , , |

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

With a cure that is nearly as deadly as the disease, infection with heartworm is something that all pet owners should prevent their dogs from acquiring. What is Heartworm Disease Heartworm disease is a build up of single celled ‘baby’ parasites in a dog’s blood due to an infection of adult parasites living in [...]

How to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth and Breath Clean

Nearly 100% of adult cats, 3 years of age or older, have some degree of dental disease. Poor oral health leads to secondary infections and has been associated with organ disease and general poor health.  Here’s how to keep your cat’s teeth clean and him out of the dental chair for as long as possible. [...]

2019-11-26T15:10:09-05:00Tags: , , , |

Puppy Housetraining, Manners and Socialization

You’ll be living with your dog for the next 12-18 years, let’s make them respectful and safe for everyone involved House Training Your Puppy House training your puppy is relatively easy.  The secret is anticipating when your puppy will need to go to the bathroom, taking him or her outside before it happens in [...]

2019-11-26T15:26:42-05:00Tags: , , , |

Common Dog Parasites

The following is a list of parasites that we routinely see infecting dogs.  Protect your dog against the following: External Parasites (found on the hair and skin of dogs) Fleas Found almost everywhere in the world, all dogs are at risk for flea infection.  Fleas not only cause skin disease, but typically transmit other serious [...]