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    Urinary Blockage – Emergency!!!

    Jan 16 2017

    THIS IS AN EMERGENCY!! Recognizing the Emergency We have already described the signs of feline idiopathic cystitis (F.I.C.) as straining to urinate, bloody urine etc. If the cat is a male, he…

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    Separation Anxiety

    Jan 10 2017

    Helpful Idea’s for those that have a fur baby with Separation Anxiety: Often the dog begins the anxiety display when he perceives cues that the owner is about to leave…

  • FLEAS!!!!!

    Jan 02 2017

    Fleas: Know your Enemy Despite numerous technological advances, fleas continue to represent a potentially lethal plague upon our pets. What Kind of Damage Can Fleas Cause? It would be a…

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    Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

    Dec 20 2016

    Feline lower urinary tract disease or FLUTD describes the following group of clinical signs:   – bloody urine, straining to urinate (can easily be mistaken for straining to defecate), urinating…

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    Holiday Safety for Your Fur Babies!

    Dec 12 2016

    Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow!!!! Happy Holiday’s Everyone!! As we are all very aware, the holidays are upon us. Wreaths on our doors, lights all around…

  • 10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

    Oct 26 2016

    Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a downright nightmare. Forgo the stress and dangers this…

  • How to Ease the Back to School Transition For Pets

    Sep 07 2016

    How to Ease the Back to School Transition For Pets Parents may be jumping for joy now that kids are back in school (I admit; I’m happy to have my…

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    Trouble on The Homefront; The Importance of Vaccination/Prevention

    Sep 06 2016

    Trouble is hitting close to home; the first confirmed case of rabies this year was found in a Caledonia feline which has sent chills down pet owners spines! It is…

  • Stop Your Cat From Waking You up to Eat in 4 Steps

    Jul 15 2016

    It’s the one day you get to sleep in a little late, but your cat is on your head at 6AM singing the song of his (very hungry) people. It…

  • Autism – How The Human-Animal Bond Can Help

    Jul 11 2016

    WHAT IS AUTISM? Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disability that can cause social, communicative and behavioral challenges that first appear in childhood but continue…