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Fleas are amazing creatures with a life cycle that is well suited to survival. From egg to adult can be as short as 2 weeks if conditions are ideal and up to one year if they are waiting for things to get better. The adults don’t emerge until a host...

 Summer is here: fun, sun, and plenty of time outdoors enjoying it all. Of course, with all those pleasantries come hazards as well, especially for our furry friends. 

Working together with a veterinarian you like and trust is critical to providing the best pet health care for your cat or dog. If your pet is seriously injured or becomes ill, your dog and cat vet is the single most important person...

Cat reproduction is a fascinating topic. Did you know that just one in-tact (meaning 'unspayed') female cat breeding, assuming that her offspring remain in-tact as well, can be responsible for as many as 420,000 kittens over a period of seven years?...

For generations, dogs and cats ate leftovers from the family table in addition to whatever they could catch and eat outdoors. No one gave any thought to dog or cat nutrition, or providing them with the best pet foods. They seemed to do just fine....

One of the most difficult things for a loving pet parent is deciding when it’s time to let them go and deal with the death of a pet. In some cases, it’s obvious, maybe you have a sick cat whose kidneys have completely stopped working. However, in...

This is a quick guide to help you decide if you've got a pet emergency situation on your hands.  If YOU think it’s urgent, go to a veterinarian immediately!

Learning how to perform CPR for dogs or cats in the case of a pet emergency is one of the most critical components of cat and dog first aid. Being prepared for disaster is also important.  Check out...

“I’ve done everything and I still can’t rid of them!” What you ask? Fleas!. This cry of horror and frustration is heard every summer. It doesn’t mean you don’t clean your house enough. It means cat and dog fleas are tough, hardy creatures that are...

Rule Number One:  Don’t use cotton swabs or probe down into the ear canal.  This just packs wax down into it and makes it harder to remove.  The ear canal in pets is long and has a sharp bend to it.  This makes it very difficult to damage the eardrum...

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