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  • Flea and Tick Prevention Revisited

    Spring has sprung and with that comes the fear of flea and tick infestation. I have made it well-known that I do not recommend or prescribe ora...
  • 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...
  • 20 Harmful Ingredients in Pet Food

    Anyone who follows my social media understands that I am extremely picky about what I will feed my pets. I am very vocal about the atrocities bein...
  • The Household Items Every Pet Owner Needs To Be Aware Of

    Bringing a dog into your home can give you so much joy, which explains why US homes kept nearly 90 million dogs during 2017. As a dog owner, it’s ...
  • New Drug Kills Everything, Maybe Even Your Dog

    Nexgard Spectra - contains afoxolaner and milbemycin oxime. Prevents heartworms, roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, lungworms, and flea and tick in...
  • Compassion and Care: Keeping Your Dog Safe From the Elements This Winter

    There are few sights more heart-rending than a neglected dog that’s been left out in the cold. You can practically see the pleading in his eyes as...
  • Lawsuit Against Blue Buffalo

    On June 26, 2017, a class action lawsuit was file in California against Blue Buffalo Pet Products for Negligent Misrepresentation, violations of t...
  • Dangerous Ingredients

    How well do you read the labels on products you purchase for your pets? Do you know which ingredients to avoid? How often do pet product companies...
  • Deadly Flea and Tick Prevention

    Bravecto, also known as fluralaner, was released for use on dogs in the United States in spring 2014 to aid in the treatment and prevention of fle...
  • This Popular Treat Is Not a Good Choice

    I often hear clients say they hide medications in peanut butter, make treats with peanut butter, and fill toys with peanut butter for their pets. ...
  • These Drugs Can Kill Your Pet If Given Incorrectly

    NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are commonly used to decrease pain and inflammation for both humans and animals. You might recogn...
  • Feeding These Treats Could Kill Your Pets!

    Since 2007, the FDA has received over 5,200 complaints about sick dogs, cats, and people related to feeding jerky treats to pets. According to the...