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on Wednesday, June 1, 2016

No one knows how many homeless cats there are in the United States, but estimates are up to 70 million.  Cats become homeless when owners allow them outdoors and they get lost, or when owners move and abandon their cats to fend for themselves. ...

on Thursday, April 28, 2016

Where do those cute puppies you see in the pet stores come from?  Most of them come from large dog breeding operations known as Puppy Mills.  You've probably heard of these places and heard about the many rescue movements in place to put an end to...

on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Having a pet first aid kit could save the life of your dog or cat if he is injured or ingests something and you cannot get to a veterinarian immediately.  While each item requires a certain amount of training and instruction to use properly, these...

on Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Unfortunately, your pet can encounter a variety of illnesses during his lifetime. Some are mild and perhaps easily affordable while others are medical emergencies and can be quite expensive. GI blockages, heart disease,...

on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Dogs and cats can both be a challenge at times when it comes to giving medicine. It seems like the more important the medicine is, the more they fight you! We have struggled with our own pets, so we can empathize.

on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

In 2013, the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) came out with Feline Vaccination Guidelines. Vaccines are in two categories: Core and Noncore. The core vaccines are ones that every cat should receive. The noncore vaccines are ones...

on Friday, November 13, 2015

Vaccines are products that contain bacteria or viruses. They are given to protect a pet from the diseases caused by those organisms. The bacteria or virus has a protein on the outside that is unique to it. This is called an antigen.  

When the...

By Dr. Shelby Neely, V.M.D. on Friday, November 13, 2015

In 2011, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) came out with their Canine Vaccination Guidelines. Vaccines are in two categories: Core and Noncore. The core vaccines are ones that every dog should receive. The noncore vaccines are ones that...

on Friday, November 13, 2015

The temperatures start dipping and our pets face new hazards. Be aware of what can happen and take precautions to keep them safe.

on Thursday, November 12, 2015

The holidays are joyous for most of us, but having cat and dog friendly holidays requires a little preparation. For many pets, instead of finding joy, holiday dangers lurk in many places. Take precautions to keep your pets healthy and safe during the...

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