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  • 10 Uses For Coconut Oil For Pet Health

    Dec 12 2014

    Hidden in your pantry may be a secret weapon when it comes to keeping your cat or dog healthy.  Coconut oil has recently gained attention as a valuable tool for…

  • Spotlight On Staff: Madison

    Dec 08 2014

    If you have been in our office, chances are you have met Madison, one of our office cats. Madison is five years old.  She was rescued as a kitten from…

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    Five Tips For Giving Pets As Gifts

    Dec 06 2014

    In 1996, Disney released a live-action version of it’s 1961 classic movie, 101 Dalmations.  Viewers everywhere swooned over the adorable spotted puppies and cursed the villain, Cruella de Vil.  One…

  • December Pet Of The Month: Commander Steve McGarrett

    Dec 01 2014

    Steve’s owner says: “Steve is about 4 years old and has lived with us for 3 1/2 years. We rescued him from the Falls Road SPCA, where they said they…

  • How To Find A Reputable Breeder

    Nov 24 2014

    Our patients come from all sorts of places.  Some are pound puppies, some were strays rescued off the streets.  Some were adopted when a neighbor’s cat surprised her owners by…

  • Kid Art: Rambo In Bold Color

    Nov 21 2014

    Rambo has lots of admirers!  Here is his likeness, drawn by John, age 10. If your child would like to see his or her animal artwork posted here, email a…

  • How Much Water Should My Pet Drink?

    Nov 17 2014

    One of the questions we always ask prior to a doctor exam is about your pet’s water intake.  Does it seem normal?  Is your pet drinking less than usual?  More…

  • Not On The Menu: 10 Foods That Dogs Cannot Eat

    Nov 14 2014

    Dog owners are frequently tempted to share their food with their canine friends, but did you know that a number of foods that are edible for people are dangerous for…

  • Does Your Dog Need A Flu Shot?

    Nov 10 2014

    It’s that time of year when signs in all the stores urge shoppers to get their flu shot.  But did you know that dogs can get influenza too, and that…

  • FIP: The Silent Killer

    Nov 07 2014

    There are many diseases in cats that can be serious or potentially fatal.  Most of these diseases are treatable or preventable.  Rabies, for example, is a public health threat that…