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  • Can I give my pet aspirin for his arthritis?

    Dec 28 2012

    STOP right there! Although aspirin and many other drugs of the same class of pharmaceuticals can be relatively harmless to people, they can have serious side effects in dogs and cats. For example,…

  • Annual Physical Exams May Be The Most Important Investment For Your Pet

    Dec 21 2012

    The annual physical examination is the first and often most important measure to preventing serious disease. It starts with taking a ‘history’, the all-important dialogue between owner and…

  • Poinsettias and Chocolate!

    Dec 14 2012

    During the festive season, we can not get enough of all the good things that come with this time of year. Poinsettias and chocolate are two of these good things, but are they really so good when it…

  • Frostbite

    Dec 14 2012

    Frostbitten skin may turn reddish, white, or gray, and it may be scaly or sloughing.  Ears, tails, and feet are the most commonly affected areas on animals. …

  • Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    Jul 31 2012

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • High-Rise Syndrome

    Jul 17 2012

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

  • Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    Jun 01 2012

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…