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Dogs need ample time to sniff!

If you’re a dog parent you are probably familiar with the constant stopping during walks so they can sniff and you’ll often respond to this by nudging them along.  However,...

Many dogs fear pets to the head from ...

Although some dogs tolerate head pets from people they do not know, most instinctively feel uncomfortable when a hand reaches down from above their head. If you scroll through...

Beware of hidden holiday dangers to y...

You’re in full swing of the holiday season and while we want you to enjoy it you and you family might not realize the hazards that are around for your pets. In fact, the ASPCA...

Try to give your dog the [right] time...

Some animals are nocturnal by nature, that is, they are most active at night, such as opossums and raccoons.  Other animal like humans, are diurnal by nature, that is, they are...

Why parasite screening in pets is mor...

It has always been astounding to me the number of pet owners who decline stool parasite screening as a regular component of the well visit. Statistically I have found that 48...

FDA Expands Diets Linked To Deadly He...

In 2019 the FDA looked into specifically grain free dog diets that were observed to be linked to the deadly heart disease, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, aka, DCM. DCM previously had...

FIP – Feline Infectious Periton...

Long considered an imminently fatal infectious disease in cats, feline infectious peritonitis, aka., FIP, may now be treatable in some cats infected with the disease. This...

Choosing The Right Surgical Repair Fo...

The cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is the major stabilizing ligament that lies deep within the knee joint in dogs and serves a similar function as the anterior cruciate...

The COVID-19 Pet Paradigm Shift

In the past year of the pandemic, I have witnessed a remarkable shift in the increased number of people who own pets, in addition to family’s and...

Recognizing Warning Signs Of An Aggre...

Puppies are commonly “mouthy” and nibble on an owner’s hands as you play with them and sometimes they will make little growls as they do so, even...