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September 10, 2019

Obesity is a very common problem amongst our pets, so we thought we’d talk about the importance of maintaining a good weight in our pets. Maintaining a healthy body weight influences many factors. Previous studies have shown that dogs/cats in an ideal body weight live...

August 7, 2019

It’s been a temperamental summer so far, with thunder, heavy rain and winds being commonplace. Thunder and storm phobias are very common amongst dogs, and can start a few hours prior to the storm even arriving. These dogs will often hide, tremble, act uneasy, pant, or...

July 3, 2019

It has been a wet and soggy summer so far, and seemingly there’s more to come. This amount of moisture and sitting water brings up a lot of things from the ground – everything from mushrooms to parasites, bacteria, and viruses that can potentially cause problems for ou...

June 3, 2019

It seems that smoky hazes and smog due to surrounding forest fires intermittently shrouding the skies is becoming an increasingly common occurrence. This smoke is detrimental to our health as much as it is to our pets.

Poor air quality can cause significant irritation...

April 23, 2019

The snow is gone and seasonal allergies are flaring up for those affected, some worse than others.  

Seasonal allergies can affect dogs and cats, just like they can affect us, and can present in many different ways. This can include sneezing, itching, ras...

December 10, 2018

It's Christmas time, and many of us decorate our houses for the season: tinsel, garland, trees, ornaments, lights, scented oil diffusers and more! foe cats and dogs alike these can pose potential dangers. If you know your pet likes to indulge and play with these, consi...

November 5, 2018

After a little preview in September, winter seems like it’s finally here to stay, along with the snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. Here are a few things to remember this winter to keep your pets safe!

  1. Antifreeze – while you’re winterizing your car, changing to w...

June 19, 2018

June is ending, and school is just about out. It's summer time, and for those of us fortunate enough to get some time off to enjoy the sun, vacations may be in order. If you plan to take your pet(s) with you, here are a few things to keep in mind when planning your tri...

June 7, 2018

With the temperatures rising and the sun shining, many of us start becoming a little more active outdoors, often together with our pets. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke can happen to both our pets and us alike, so it’s important to take some precautions and keep an eye...

April 5, 2018

As the snow melts, it is common for us to see an increasing number of environmental allergies flare up in some of our pets. Whether it be snow mold, or the new growth of plants and flowers that spring brings, they can cause a variety of irritating sensations for us and...

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