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  • Glyphosate - What is it and Why should I care?

    Glyphosate is an herbicide. It is applied to the leaves of plants to kill both broadleaf plants and grasses. Glyphosate was first registered for u...
  • Dental Care for Pets

    Pets Need Proper Dental Care, Just Like People Do Eighty percent of pets have periodontal disease, based on information from a scientific study ...
  • 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...
  • Higher Price Does Not Mean More Meat

    Analysts for Woof Whiskers recently undertook a survey of pet foods offered for sale on a popular website. They compared protein content to price ...
  • Alternative Treatment for Oral Tumor

    I have the pleasure of working with the lovely dogs at Monkey's House Senior Dog Hospice and Sanctuary. They come into rescue with many medical pr...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

    Also called "Love Sponges", these dogs will steal your heart. Unfortunately, their tendency to develop heart and neurologic problems are often eno...
  • Five Genetic Diseases of Boxers

    Boxers are a wonderful breed of dog, friendly, loyal, and energetic. Unfortunately, they can also fall victim to genetic diseases that will shorte...
  • 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...