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  • Jan 04 2013

    Is My Pet Overweight?

    New Years is often a time for reflection and setting new goals, and one of the most common resolutions is to lose weight … that is for people. How do you know if your pet needs to shed a few pounds…

  • Dec 28 2012

    Can I give my pet aspirin for his arthritis?

    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,…

  • Dec 21 2012

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

    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…

  • Dec 14 2012

    Poinsettias and Chocolate!

    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…

  • Dec 14 2012

    Frostbite

    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. …

  • Jul 31 2012

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    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…

  • Jul 17 2012

    High-Rise Syndrome

    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…