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Become a “Catvocate!”

Become a “Catvocate!”

Kids & Family

Hello, fellow cat lovers! I have a confession to make. Yep, I am just going to admit it. I am a passionate, cat-obsessed veterinarian, and I want to create a movement. The Catvocate Movement. I know that you are passionate about your cats, too. I want to share with you the best and latest information […]

Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Training

Regularly walking a dog is one of the joys of dog ownership. You and your dog get outside, chat with neighbors, and get a bit of exercise. When your dog pulls on the leash, that enjoyment rapidly disappears. Why Do Dogs Pull On The Leash? Dogs pull on the leash because we’re slower than they […]

Hospice Care: What to Know About Quality of Life

Hospice Care: What to Know About Quality of Life

Senior Pets

The goal of hospice is to ensure your dog’s health, comfort, and happiness. Those three elements comprise quality of life: your dog’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. “The philosophy of maintaining quality of life at the end of life honors the human-animal bond,” says Alice Villalobos, DVM, a veterinary oncologist who is considered the godmother […]

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

Grooming

By now you’ve probably heard that dogs and cats should have their teeth brushed regularly, preferably every day. Good dental care is vital not just to the health of your pet’s mouth, but also his entire body. Dogs and cats who aren’t used to having their teeth brushed may be uncomfortable with the procedure. After […]

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Kittens & Puppies

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy. Have you scheduled your puppy’s first veterinary visit? Puppies are works in progress, eager to explore their new world, but it takes a team to protect them. Thankfully, a puppy’s “cute factor” makes it easy to forgive expected mistakes. But puppies need more than “cute” to protect their […]

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Kittens & Puppies

Background information about your pup can help the veterinary staff better care for the little guy. And whether the pup acts healthy or is under the weather, it’s important to bring samples from your baby’s (ahem) output for the vet to evaluate. Here’s what you should plan on bringing to the visit. Documentation Shelters and […]