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  • 4 Pet Hazards To Avoid This Thanksgiving

    Nov 13 2017

    By Dr. Jessica Gray, Veterinarian It’s almost Thanksgiving – which means it is almost time to gather with family, friends and pets. Below are 4 potential Thanksgiving hazards for your cats and dogs. Eating from the Thanksgiving Table While it can be tempting, try to refrain from feeding your pet…

  • 5 Tips For Pets As The Cold Weather Comes In

    Nov 07 2017

    By Dr. Helen Hu, Veterinarian It’s safe to say that the cold weather has finally tracked us down. As we start to take out our sweaters and jackets, remember that our pets are dealing with the temperature change as well. Check out these five tips to make sure you are…

  • Tips On Bringing Home A New Puppy

    Nov 01 2017

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian It’s always exciting to adopt a new puppy. It can also be overwhelming. There are so many recommendations on what to do, what not to do, and some puppies can be a real challenge even if you do everything right. Here are some basic recommendations…

  • 4 Toxins to Avoid This Fall

    Oct 20 2017

    By Dr. Shanna Plitt, Veterinarian We wanted to share a few of the toxins out there this fall season that can prove harmful to your pet. Do your pets a favor and keep them away from the following four toxins! Rodent Control We see it every year. Mice and rats…

  • 4 Tips for Your Pet This Halloween

    Oct 18 2017

    By Dr. Colleen McCafferty, Chief of Staff & Veterinarian Halloween is a holiday that has become a favorite for many out there.  As a veterinarian, I can’t help but think about the horror movie that it can end up being for some pets! Check out these 4 tips to make…

  • Pet Allergies – Seasonal that flare in the spring and fall

    Oct 10 2017

    By Dr. Adina Mosby, Veterinarian Last week I noticed myself sneezing a bunch and complaining about a runny nose, watery eyes and a scratchy throat. I’m not sure why I was surprised, as my allergies seem to flare up like clockwork every spring and fall. I started taking the allergy…

  • Laser Therapy – Uses and Benefits for Dogs

    Sep 22 2017

    By Dr. Bruce Goldman, Owner & Veterinarian Football season is back in full force. Saturday’s and Sunday’s are now filled with tailgates, touchdowns and unfortunately injuries to NCAA and NFL athletes every weekend. Common injuries include pulled muscles, sprained ankles and sometime torn ligaments. While dogs are not out on…

  • Fall is right around the corner, and so are ticks.

    Sep 15 2017

    By Dr. Ginny Jones, Veterinarian I am holding onto the dog days of Summer for as long as I can, but with Fall right around the corner I am starting to think about picking apples, picking pumpkins and unfortunately picking ticks. That’s right, ticks! Many people think Summer time is when ticks…

  • Is your pet up-to-date? Vaccinate!

    Aug 02 2017

    By Dr. Shanna Plitt, Veterinarian August is Pet Immunization Month. Just like kids, dogs and cats should be vaccinated against dangerous viral and bacterial diseases. Protection should begin early, when your pet is a puppy or kitten, and should be supplemented with boosters annually as they become adults. Certain vaccines can be…

  • Play it cool this summer

    Jul 13 2017

    By Dr. Adina Mosby, Veterinarian We hope you are having as much fun this summer as we are. It is hard to believe the fireworks are in the rearview mirror and it’s already mid-July! This week has been exceptionally hot, so we thought it might be helpful to mention a few precautions…