Deciding When to Euthanize Your Best Friend?

  In our profession, we frequently get asked “is it time?” or “am I doing the right thing?”. It’s such a difficult question to answer as every pet and every family is unique. We can see one dog with Stage 4 kidney failure that is happy and active, and another in Stage 3 that has […]

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Guinea Pig Alert!

Guinea Pigs are fantastic companions; great for a snuggle and a sharing a snack. Here are some important facts to consider before you bring one into your home. Feeding and Housing are Critical! Guinea Pigs are herbivores (vegetarians), and their traditional diet is grass. They are unable to synthesize Vitamin C from their food, so […]

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7 Tips to Love Your Cat the Healthy Way

We can express our love for our four legged babies in many ways, but the trend among us pet owners seem to be with food and treats. The more snacks we give, the happier we feel they are. Unfortunately this act of love may not be the healthiest or safest thing for our pets! Keeping […]

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3 Painful Reasons to Trim Your Dogs Nails

For many people trimming their dog’s nails can be one of the more challenging aspects of dog ownership. If the dogs nails are a dark color it can be difficult to judge how short to cut the nail before hitting the “quick”; the blood vessel in every nail. Many dogs dislike having their feet touched […]

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Toxic Foods for Pets: Part One

Common household foods that should not be given to dogs and cats. Many pet owners are unaware of the potential serious threats to dogs or cats that are sitting in our cupboards. These regular and human-healthy foods can cause severe intestinal damage or obstruction, long-term sensitivities, metabolism disturbances, organ disease and even death to sensitive […]

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