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Paws off! Birch Sugar and Birch Sap = Xylitol

It can happen quickly, your dog gets into the purse of a family member visiting for the holidays and suddenly everyone is frantically checking for ingredients of breath mints or gum. Most pet owners are aware that Xylitol is toxic to dogs, and even in small amounts can be potentially lethal. What’s new is that [...]

By |2022-11-18T03:23:50+00:00November 18th, 2022|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

World Chocolate Day, not so sweet for dogs!

July 7th is World Chocolate Day. This can be fun for people, but not for pets! Researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that 3 Hershey’s kisses is the perfect amount of chocolate for people to generate feel-good brain chemicals. But pet lovers need to be careful because chocolates contain theobromine, which is a lethal [...]

By |2022-07-10T23:30:51+00:00July 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COULD GRAIN FREE BE DANGEROUS? YOU BET!

By Bonnie Markoff, DVM, diplomat ABVP It would be hard to miss the “grain free pet food” movement in the US. It seems every TV commercial, magazine ad and pet store banner is promoting the importance of this concept – and charging a premium for it. Have you noticed that your veterinarian is not promoting [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:10+00:00May 1st, 2019|Pet Health Care|0 Comments

Meet Lulu & Bella

Lulu & Bella (wearing the citronella collar) out and about. This is Bella & Lulu acting like best friends.  This wasn’t always the case.  About a year ago, these 2 came to Dr. Evans for a behavior consultation.  Seems they were barking at visitors and on walks.  They sometimes showed aggression towards other [...]

By |2020-07-24T15:26:17+00:00December 11th, 2013|Human-Animal Bond, Pet Health Care|0 Comments