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Kids and Pets: Keeping a Household Happy

By |2019-05-06T00:50:14+00:00May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Kids and pets are natural together, until signals get crossed and accidents occur. Keep both your furry and non-furry family members safe from harm by interpreting warning signs and avoiding dangerous situations. Keep an eye out for warning signals Pets routinely beg for help when put in uncomfortable situations, but we often don’t pick up [...]

Allergies in Pets

By |2019-04-02T16:12:55+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

With spring in full bloom, your pet may be feeling downright miserable because of her allergies. Just like their owners, pets can be sensitive and react to environmental substances. Here’s how you can tell if your pet has allergies, and how you can help. What are allergies? Animals with allergies experience an exaggerated immune response [...]

The Power of Positive Training in Pets

By |2019-01-09T02:41:30+00:00January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Training theories and misconceptions abound in the animal world. Step into a dog park and slip training philosophies into the conversation, and World War III just might erupt. Dog owners tend to fall into one of two camps regarding training style—positive reinforcement or dominance theory. And, some combine these two styles and call it “balanced [...]

Considerations for Traveling with Pets

By |2019-01-09T01:38:43+00:00January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The bags are packed, and you’re ready for your next adventure! Pet owners love a road trip or vacation as much as anyone, but an added element of care is necessary when considering our beloved four-legged friends. Before you embark on your next pet-friendly vacation, keep these tips in mind.   Before your trip Ensure [...]

Veterinary Technicians: The Super Heroes of Veterinary Medicine

By |2018-12-21T07:52:05+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

They’re smart. They’re kind. They’re passionate. They take multitasking to a new level. They sacrifice their own well-being and dedicate themselves to helping others. When they see trouble, they swoop in to save the day. No, we aren’t talking about super heroes—at least not the kind you’re probably imagining. We’re talking about a different kind [...]

From Hunter to House Cat: Providing Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

By |2018-09-21T13:04:06+00:00September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Did you know? Behavior problems are the number one reason pets are relinquished to shelters. And, indoor cats often experience behavior issues because their needs aren’t being fully met. Food, water, and a cozy bed aren’t all your indoor kitty needs to be happy and healthy; her environmental needs should be considered as well. These [...]

Home Alone: Does Your Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

By |2018-08-27T15:34:28+00:00August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Behavioral issues are the top reason pets are relinquished to animal shelters. And fixing these issues through counterconditioning, desensitizing, and training requires a lot of time, effort, and communication between pet owner and veterinary team. Separation anxiety is a common, and sometimes difficult, behavioral condition to treat. Some dogs have mild signs, such as not [...]