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Pet Matters-Accommodations for Your Senior Cat

Accommodations for Your Senior Cat   Cats are amazing creatures. While they don’t really have nine lives, they can live into their teens and twenties with good care and good health. Time does march on, though, and many changes that … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Rabbits Unique and Familiar by Kathleen-Marie Clark, DVM

Rabbits – Unique and Familiar by Kathleen-Marie Clark, DVM Rabbits make fascinating pets and patients. They are simultaneously tough and fragile. They are called “exotic” pets, but the wild version lives in our own back yards. Gastrointestinal problems are common … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Canine Aggression Problems

Canine Aggression Problems– Be Cautious, Get Help Early. There are a dozen types of aggression in dogs. Owner-directed, fear-induced, territorial, predatory, inter-dog and redirected are the top six. Sounds simple but often the causes are subtle and multiple types exist … Continue reading

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Pet Matters from our very own Dr. Earl:

Feeding Your Overweight Pet Look at your pet from above when it is standing or walking. Can you see a distinct waistline behind the ribcage? Can you see or feel the last rib easily? If not, then your pet is … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Piling on the pounds:

Piling On the Pounds: How Not to Feed Your Pets.  Do not feed the amount stated on the pet food container! Half that much may be appropriate. Do not feed ‘free-choice’ throughout the day. A few pets may be good … Continue reading

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