• Obesity is a disease

    I’ve been told by my veterinarian that my pet is overweight, OBESE even – so what? They seem fine, so why should I worry about it? While being pleasantly plump may not appear to cause serious health problems on the outside, it is what we can’t see happening on the inside that is a concern. Being […]

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  • Simple Steps to Easier Brushing

    Simple Steps to Easier Brushing

    Have you been struggling to brush your pet’s teeth? Follow these simple steps to easier brushing to maintain your pet’s oral health!
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  • Dogs and Allergies

    Dogs and Allergies

    Spring and summer is seasonal allergy season for humans, but many pet owners do not realize that dogs can also suffer from seasonal environmental allergies. #ItchyPetSeeYourVet

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  • Lower Urinary Tract Disease (LUTD)

    Lower Urinary Tract Disease (LUTD)

    Are you concerned your cat or dog might have bladder issues? Is your pet showing any of the following signs?

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  • Urinary crystals (crystalluria)

    Urinary crystals (crystalluria)

    Crystals form when minerals that are floating in the urine attach to each other.

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  • Myths around Urinary Tract Health in Dogs and Cats

    Myths around Urinary Tract Health in Dogs and Cats

    7 March, 2014 by Dr. Doreen M. Houston

    Myth 1: Salt in urinary diets is bad. It can lead to kidney failure, hypertension and associated heart disease, and calcium oxalate bladder and kidney stones.

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  • Does your dog have seasonal environmental allergies?

    Does your dog have seasonal environmental allergies?

    5 July, 2013 by Laura Western

    Like humans, dogs can be allergic to ragweed, grass, pollens, molds and dust mites. Humans’ seasonal environmental allergies are typically identified by sneezing, running nose, and red irritated watery eyes but when a dog is affected by seasonal environmental allergies the typical symptoms are much different. #ItchyPetSeeYourVet

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