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5 Tips Before Boarding Your Pets

5 Tips Before Boarding Your Pets

Traveling over the holidays? Now is the best time to prepare your pet for their stay away from home. 1. Puppies or kittens should be left with a trusted family member or pet sitter. The very young are more susceptible to infectious diseases that may be encountered in...

In January We Focus on Senior Pet Health Care

In January We Focus on Senior Pet Health Care

Every January we focus on Senior Pet Health Care. Your senior pet needs special care to help keep them healthy and happy for as long as possible. On average, we consider cats and dogs to be a senior around seven years of age. The larger the breed of dog the faster...

Fall Flea Surge

Fall Flea Surge

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you can stop treating your pet for fleas!  In most areas fall is the worst season for fleas. Dr. Michael Dryden, professor of veterinary parasitology at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, calls...

Don’t Be Surprised By Heartworm Disease!

Don’t Be Surprised By Heartworm Disease!

Heartworm disease is a progressive condition that can be fatal!  Dogs, cats, and ferrets can all become infected with the parasite after being bitten by an infected mosquito.  One infected dog can greatly increase the risk of infection to other dogs in the...