Posts Tagged ‘ cats ’

Senior Pet Adoptions

October 10, 2017
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Senior Pet Adoptions

Senior Pets can be super heroes! People often hesitate to adopt senior pets for numerous reasons, including the fact that the pet is old and will obviously not live for as long as a younger pet might. Another big reason people might hesitate to adopt older pets is the fear that the pet might...

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The Thor Laser

May 9, 2017
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The Thor Laser

Low Level Laser Therapy Low Level Laser Therapy or LLLT, as it is know, is a versatile and effective treatment for pain or discomfort in your pet. LLLT treats arthritis, joint pain, wounds, and fractures. It is a benefit to the pet by reducing pain, reducing the amount of drugs needed, making joints function...

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Pet Proof your Home!

July 7, 2016
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Pet Proof your Home!

Madison!  Did you know every year pets undergo surgery to have items removed from their stomach or intestines.  All these surgeries are preventable by keeping your house pet proof.  Some common household items that are dangerous for cats would be thread, curling ribbon which is usually attached to balloons, dental floss, rubber bands, hair...

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What is Canine Influenza

June 10, 2016
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What is Canine Influenza

  What is Canine Influenza? There are 2 strains of canine influenza currently: H3N8 which caused an outbreak in 2004 in Florida and the newer H3N2 which caused the 2015 outbreak in the Chicago area. H3N2 is a strain of the influenza A virus from China and South Korea and is extremely contagious. While...

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Hoiliday Safety Tips

December 22, 2014
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Hoiliday Safety Tips

  The holidays are upon us and it is time for good cheer and lots of fun. With that comes safety hazards for our furry friends. Here is a quick list if things to remember this holiday season to keep your pets happy and healthy. The Christmas Tree: Tinsel and string Make sure your...

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It’s National Take Your Cat the Veterinarian Day!!! Has your cat had a yearly exam?

August 26, 2014
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It’s National Take Your Cat the Veterinarian Day!!! Has your cat had a yearly exam?

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) had designated August 22nd as National Take Your Cat to the Veterinarian Day. Each year, many cat owners forgo the annual trip to the veterinarian because it is so hard to get their cat in the carrier to take to the appointment. No one is disputing that fact....

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How to Keep your Pet Safe this July 4th

July 2, 2014
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How to Keep your Pet Safe this July 4th

While humans love a good Fourth of July celebration, the day’s festivities can really stress a puppy out. We’ve talked about fireworks before- how dogs can be extremely sensitive to the lights and sounds- but did you know things like alcohol, sunscreen, and glow sticks are toxic to dogs? Alcohol can be very deadly...

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You can have a pet despite having allergies!

June 20, 2014
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You can have a pet despite having allergies!

So many people wish they could have cats or dogs, but their allergies stop them from enjoying the company of a pet. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation there are more than one million animals in the US, roughly four pets for every ten people. Fifteen to thirty percent of allergy suffers have...

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Interested in Reducing Stress Levels?

June 6, 2014
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Interested in Reducing Stress Levels?

  Animals provide us the best of both worlds. Their abundant energy leads us to engage in more active lifestyles. Yet their love and companionship helps owners slow down and enjoy life’s little moments. Perhaps cat owners enjoy spending time cuddling with their feline companions. For dog owners, a simple walk in the park...

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Keeping cats healthy and happy

April 28, 2014
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Keeping cats healthy and happy

  Regular Check-ups lead to healthy and happy cats Since most people see cats sleeping the days away and don’t notice signs of illness until it is often too late (cats are great disease hiders, masking symptoms until the very end), it’s common to let time between veterinary appointments lapse. That, plus trying to...

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