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  • The Purchase Price of a Pet?

    Recently I had a great conversation with a client about the price of purchasing a dog (or cat). She told me her mother has a Cavalier King Charles...
  • Veterinarians Need to Use Common Sense

    I recently received this email: My 5 month old 8lb Cavapoo just went to the vet. I am a new dog owner, I’ve never had an animal and I apparently...
  • Diabetes in Pets - Treatment Options

    In my last blog I discussed the symptoms and diagnosis of diabetes in dogs and cats. Once your pet is diagnosed as diabetic, there are very few tr...
  • Keep Pets Warm and Cozy This Winter

    Pet owners are recommended to set the thermostat at around 69 degrees F during the winter to keep pets comfortable, but with rising energy bills s...
  • Nuts for Pets

    Many websites proclaim the dangers of feeding nuts of any kind to dogs. While some nuts are extremely toxic, others may provide benefits for pet h...
  • Preventing and Treating Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

    Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a condition that occurs when the body can not use glucose (a type of sugar) normally.  Glucose is the main sour...
  • Seizures

    It is estimated that 1% of the canine population has some form of seizure disorder. Any dog breed can develop epilepsy caused by infections, toxin...
  • Mental Well-Being Tied to Pet Ownership

    Having A Dog Improves Your Mental Health One Poll recently reported that 80% of dog owners are happy or very happy with their life and 86% believe...
  • Pets Provide Emotional Support, Reduced Medical Problems

    Recently there have been numerous articles regarding the use of emotional support animals. Many pets are being labeled as emotional support animal...
  • Buying a Pet-Friendly Home: What Features Should You Look For?

    When the time comes to buy a house, there are several anticipated changes to the entire household. Many pet-owning buyers focus on pet-friendly pr...
  • Essential Oil Therapy

    Essential oils can have very powerful emotional and physical effects on people and animals. They are so powerful that some veterinarians use them ...
  • Toilet Training for Kitties?

    Litter box issues are among the most common reasons cats are abandoned at shelters or forced to live outside. No one likes to smell cat urine, esp...