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Why does my pet need a yearly exam?

by Marissa Greenberg, DVM Even though your pet may seem healthy to you, our veterinarians recommend yearly exams for all of our patients. A yearly exam consists of examining all of your pet and his or her body systems. It also includes talking to you about your family and your pet’s lifestyle, exercise, food and water consumption, [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animals In The News!

There are so many interesting news stories out there about pets and other animals, veterinary medicine or other animal related topics!  Each week we'll be gathering some stories that might be interesting to you, so keep posted each week for new stories! This week: "World's loudest cat:  Hear Smokey purr as loud as a Boeing [...]

By | March 29th, 2011|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Staying Fit in Winter

Written by Nicole Gunkel, RVT When it ™s really cold and blustery or raining, the temptation to curl up on the couch can be irresistible for both our pets and us.  It ™s important for our pets ™ health to find ways to stay limber and fit, both in body and mind.  I asked some [...]

By | January 18th, 2011|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – Exercise

Have you started your New Year ™s resolution to exercise and get fit yet? Some of you started and have already quit! During December I wrote about obesity in pets and looked at several feeding strategies to help curb this problem. If you watch the œBiggest Loser  you know that a good fitness program [...]

By | January 3rd, 2010|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – Paws for the Cause

I ™ve been thinking about exercise and diet a lot lately (see why in the next paragraph.) This Monday I saw 5 dogs in a row that were physically fit, and I found myself truly amazed. At least 70-80% of the pets we see each day are overweight. Those that are not carrying extra pounds [...]

By | April 5th, 2008|Community Service|0 Comments

Animal Care Tips – Happy New Year!

Well, we made it through Christmas and now 2007 is just 2 days away!  Are you going to make any New Year ™s resolutions this year?  Maybe you could make some resolutions for your pets.  People often decide to lose weight, and most frequently fall short on these plans.  Why don ™t you resolve to [...]

By | December 30th, 2006|Pet Health Care|0 Comments