Pet Blog & Health Articles

March 12, 2019

Ways to Get Creative With Your Dog or Cat’s Exercise Program

Are you looking for alternative ways to give your dog or cat more exercise? Here’s a list of creative and fun ways to get your companion animal moving, and you’ll never be bored either! Walking and Jogging While walking or jogging with your dog may not be a novel form of exercise, it’s a different story when you add obedience to the mix. Try making surprise stops to work on “sit” and “stay” commands, or practice heeling with a pocket of treats. You can even teach your dog hand signals, which is helpful for aging dogs losing their hearing. Hide […]
May 2, 2018

True or Lie – Indoor Cats are never Exposed to the Outdoors.

February 15, 2018

Risky Prescription Purchases – Not Worth It!

The Risk of Purchasing Medication Online and Without a Prescription. There has been a trend noted of pet’s not getting proper refills of medications.  When owners are surveyed, they report that their pets are on preventatives.  However, when compared to medical records, no refills were approved, authorized or prescribed.  THIS IS A BIG CONCERN. Prescription medication for people and pets is a huge industry.  Pharmaceutical costs continue to rise and rise.  So, it makes sense that consumers would like to save money when possible.  However, the purchase of online mediations (especially those without a written prescription) may wind up costing […]
January 3, 2018

Your New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pets

Resolutions don’t have to be ruff….Meow is the time to set your pet up for a Healthy and Yappy 2018. Veterinary Examinations – Every year, every pet.  Ideally twice a year is best.  Our veterinary examination checks your pet from tip of nose to tip of tail and all areas in between.  We look for disease and disorders that you may not have noted and can offer recommendations for a healthy pet.  We look for signs of dental disease, weight loss (or more likely gainL), joint disease, lumps, bumps, muscle changes, coat and fur issues, etc.   Preventive Lab Test- […]