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. [...]

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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 [...]

Preparing Your House for a Puppy

Congratulations! You two are going to be together for long, wonderful time. Here are some tips on how to keep your puppy safe, healthy and to make the most of your relationship. The Right Supplies: A Dog Crate or Kennel Many of our clients choose to allow their dogs to have free reign of the [...]

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Keep Your Cat Calm

Vet visits sometimes make cats anxious.  We’ll do what we can while you’re at our office to keep Kitty calm; here’s what you can do on the trip over, to keep him or her anxiety free. Stay Calm Your cat can ‘read’ your feelings. If you are calm, likely your cat will be calm. [...]

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Protection against FeLV and FIV (Leukemia and Immunodeficiency Virus)

You’ve probably heard a great deal about something called FIV and FeLV from the rescue organization or breeder where you got your kitten.  We’ll explain these illnesses here and why it’s important to protect your cat against both. What is FeLV? Feline leukemia virus (feLV) is a retrovirus and cats infected with FeLV serve [...]

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