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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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June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

Spring is “kitten season” and that means thousands of newborns join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country.  Your local shelter staff is ready to assist you in finding your perfect fur baby match. Adopt-a-Cat month is part of a larger effort by the American Humane Association to help these wonderful animals, [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Blog|

Horse Care in Hot Weather

Summer is a great time to for outdoor time with a beloved horse.  Longer days; longer rides.  However, summer heat can result in dehydration, lethargy, diarrhea, colic...even death. Water Providing fresh water for your horse is the best way to reduce the risk of heat stroke. Some horses avoid drinking water; make it more appealing [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|Blog|

How to Choose Flea and Tick Preventatives

There are many different types of flea and/or tick preventatives on the market today. We understand that it can be difficult to keep up with all of the brands, application methods, and pros/cons of them all. When choosing a flea/tick preventative it is important to consider lifestyle—both yours and your pet’s. Age, species, breed, health [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Blog|

Breaking the Code of Equine Head Tossing

All horses shake or toss their heads from time to time. Some exhibit the behavior far more often than others. In cases where head shaking is so frequent or violent that it interferes with the horse’s comfort or use, an effort should be made to find the cause.   Asking questions about the horse’s habits may [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Blog|

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|
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