Archive for February, 2017

Coughing Dogs

February 28, 2017

Dogs occasionally cough, just like people.  But how do you know if your dog’s cough is concerning?! 

Lovely Wired Hair Dachshund Open Mouth Portrait In A Black Photo




Are You A Cat Person?!

February 27, 2017

So you’re not a cat person?! Well maybe you should reconsider.  Here are five ways cats make us better humans.



Apps For Dog Owners!

February 24, 2017

Here are 15 fun dog apps for owners!



National Dog Biscuit Day!

February 23, 2017

Today is National Dog Biscuit Day!  Man’s best friend deserves a special treat, whether it is a reward for good behavior, as part of their training or just because we want to show our dogs how much we love them.   Here are five of the most popular treats we do not recommend.  So treat your pet today (with a nutritious treat) and if you have questions about the health and nutritional value of your pet’s favorite treat, please do not hesitate to ask!



Neuter A Tom-Cat Day!

February 21, 2017

Thank you to everyone who brought their cats to Neuter A Tom-Cat Day today.  We had a great turnout!   This morning we castrated five male cats, spayed three female cats and even castrated a bunny.   We look forward to sponsoring this great event next year!



Responsible Pet Owners Month!

February 17, 2017

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month!  Here are a few tips that will help you be a responsible pet owner!


What does your favorite animal say about you?!

February 16, 2017

What does your favorite animal say about you?!



Pet Theft Awareness Day!

February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Did you know it is also Pet Theft Awareness Day?  In celebration of the special feline or canine in your life, consider how well you have him or her identified and if this identification can be easily removed (for example a collar).  Two million pets are stolen annually in America alone so the threat is real.  Here are tips to help keep your feline/canine Valentine safe!


National Cat Health Month!

February 13, 2017

February is National Cat Health Month. Cats can seem more self-sufficient than dogs, but this is definitely not the case when it comes to their health. Cats need a veterinarian visit at least once a year, ideally twice a year. There are good reasons for this including:

  1. Changes in a cat’s health can happen in a short period of time.
  2. Sick cats often show no signs of illness, but early detection allows for early intervention.
  3. Semi-annual visits give you and your veterinarian the opportunity to closely monitor changes in your cat’s behavior and attitude that require further investigation.

Have we seen your cat lately?!


National Prevent a Litter Month!

February 10, 2017

Do you have a stray cat(s) roaming your neighborhood?  February is National Prevent a Litter Month.  Did you know that in theory, a female cat and her offspring can produce up to 420,000 cats in a seven year period!  Please join us February 21st for Neuter A Tom Cat day to stop unwanted litters in stray, feral and barn cats.  It is just $20 for a male cat to be castrated and $45 for a female cat to be spayed.  Call for an appointment today!