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  • Stress-Free Moving—Pet Style
    According to University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH, moving ranks in the Top 5 stressful events that we will face.  But moves can be stressful for our pets, too. If you feel anxious, your pet may mirror that emotion and become extra sensitive.  Some pets will absorb their caregivers' emotions: if you feel anxious, they may […]
  • The Whys and Wherefores of Cat Color Changes
    It’s a day like any other day, except that your once cream-colored cat has taken on a brownish tone. Don’t panic, just yet.   Skin and hair color is determined by melanocyte cells in the skin and hair follicles. Those cells produce melanin which in turn produces the color. Remember what you looked like last summer; […]
  • Today - February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day
    Break out the treats.  Head to the pet store.   Visit the local shelter.  Today is National Love Your Pet Day.   The purpose of this holiday is to encourage pet owners to spend some time with their pets and show them the love and affection they deserve.  Dogs, cats, turtles, lizards, fish; it doesn’t matter.  It’s […]

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Veterinarians: Set a Standard for Success

Perhaps you are starting up a long dreamed of practice.  Or maybe, you’ve been in business for years and need to refresh.  Veterinary medicine seems to change by the minute; what worked a decade ago doesn’t seem to guarantee success today.  Here are a few things we think top the list of importance:   Practice [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Blog|

April 8th is National Zoo Lovers Day

Zoo Lovers Day is a great excuse to get your family together and go for a trip to see animals strange and exotic.   Where else can you witness prowling pumas, delight in hilarious howler monkeys, and commune with a California condor? The word “zoo” is actually short for Zoological Garden, and is mostly used to [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Blog|

Stress-Free Moving—Pet Style

According to University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH, moving ranks in the Top 5 stressful events that we will face.  But moves can be stressful for our pets, too. If you feel anxious, your pet may mirror that emotion and become extra sensitive.  Some pets will absorb their caregivers' emotions: if you feel anxious, they may [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Blog|

Around the Net…Quotes for Vets

No matter how long they’ve been in the field, veterinary doctors, nurses and support staffs are given new sources of inspiration through their day-to-day experiences.  What reminds them that they chose the right career path?  What keeps them going when the going gets tough? Our team sat down with their computers and iPads and looked [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Blog|

As If We Need a Special Day…

March 23rd is National Puppy Day.   The goal says the National Puppy Day website, is "to help save orphaned puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy mills." Begun in 2006 by author Colleen Paige, it has been adopted by a wide range of agencies and organizations to celebrate the [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|Blog|

Canine Jaw Tumors

Photos of Max, courtesy of Lynne M. Gardiner What are oral tumors? According to the American Animal Hospital Association, oral tumors are the fourth most common type of tumor in dogs. These growths come up from both soft tissue and bony structures within the mouth and, less frequently, the tongue and tonsils. They [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Blog|

The Whys and Wherefores of Cat Color Changes

It’s a day like any other day, except that your once cream-colored cat has taken on a brownish tone. Don’t panic, just yet.   Skin and hair color is determined by melanocyte cells in the skin and hair follicles. Those cells produce melanin which in turn produces the color. Remember what you looked like last summer; [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Blog|

Digital Xray Sales Expertise plus Equipment Service Repairs

For over 35 years, DIS has been the trusted name you can depend on for Digital Radiography and X-Ray sales, service, and repair. Whether it’s sales expertise, preventative maintenance, emergency service, or our free annual check-up, call DIS. FREE ANNUAL EQUIPMENT CHECK-UP When it comes to your portable and stationary equipment, DIS highly recommends a [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|Blog|

Today – February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day

Break out the treats.  Head to the pet store.   Visit the local shelter.  Today is National Love Your Pet Day.   The purpose of this holiday is to encourage pet owners to spend some time with their pets and show them the love and affection they deserve.  Dogs, cats, turtles, lizards, fish; it doesn’t matter.  It’s [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Blog|

Pass it on: Flu infections in cats and dogs

The news is full of it...the flu is raging from the East Coast to the West Coast.  In New York City, 8,000 cases were reported in just one day!  Humans aren't the only ones at risk; flu infection in cats and dogs may be much more common than thought.  Bad news for sure, but it [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Blog|
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