Archives: Cat Care

  • Helping Your Cat and Dog Get Along

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    Do you have both a cat and a dog? In some cases, Fluffy and Fido bond very closely, and become BFFs. In other cases, they may fight like, well, cats and dogs. A local vet offers some tips on helping your furry pals make peace. Keep Fido Active Dogs tend to be much calmer and better behaved when they are getting enough exercise and playtime. Talk time to walk and play with Fido every day. … Read More »

  • Choosing the Purrfect Cat Carrier

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    Does your cat enjoy riding around? Chances are, the answer to that question is no. Most of our feline patients absolutely despise car rides! However, sooner or later, Fluffy will need to be transported. When she does, she should always be in a carrier. But what do you look for when picking a carrier? A veterinarian offers some suggestions below. Size Usually, when it comes to animal housing or cages, bigger is better. That isn’t … Read More »

  • Craft for Your Local Shelters Day

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    Do you like making things? Are you an animal lover? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, then put a pawprint on your calendar for July 21st. It’s National Craft for Your Local Shelters Day! This is a great way to do something to help the sweet dogs and cats that are languishing in shelters, desperately hoping someone will adopt them. It can also be a great rainy-day project for kids! Read … Read More »

  • National Garfield Day

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    June 19th is National Garfield Day! This grumpy orange feline has won the hearts of millions with his sarcastic, unimpressed ‘purrsonality.’ A vet discusses this lasagna-loving furball below. History Were you wondering why June 19th is National Garfield Day? It’s his birthday! Back in 1978, a little orange ball of cynicism was born in the kitchen of Mamma Leoni’s Italian Restaurant, where he immediately developed a lifelong lasagna craving. In fact, the kitten ate so … Read More »

  • Covid-19 Procedures beginning June 1st, 2020

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    OUR LOBBY WILL BE OPEN FOR NORMAL BUSINESS WE ASK THAT YOU OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: We ask that only one family member per patient come into the clinic. If you do not feel comfortable coming into the clinic, or if you have children that need to be with you, please wait in your car for the duration of the visit. Call us at 342-7498 when you arrive and we are happy to come get your … Read More »

  • New COVID-19 Procedures beginning May 4, 2020

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    We will continue to remain our regular business hours, but our lobby will remain closed to the public. Please call 342-7498 when you arrive for your appointment. One of our staff members will meet you in the parking lot and escort you and your pet directly to an examination room. We ask that only one family member bring the patient(s) into the clinic. Our staff will be wearing masks while in your company. For your … Read More »

  • Poison Ivy and Pets

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    For humans, one of the bad parts about spending time outside during warm weather is the risk of coming into contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac. Did you know that these plants can also affect our pets? It’s not extremely common for pets to develop a reaction to poison ivy, but it’s entirely possible. Read on to find out more. How to Spot Poison Ivy When you know how to spot poison ivy, oak, … Read More »

  • COVID-19 Update: Revised Procedures

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    We have implemented the following to help protect our staff and clientele during this challenge of COVID-19. We will maintain our regular business hours to be available to the needs of our clients and patients, but our lobby will be closed to the public. Please call 342-7498 when you arrive for your appointment. One of our staff members will come to your vehicle, get the history and then bring the patient into the clinic for … Read More »

  • Fun Facts About Siamese Cats

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    April 6th is National Siamese Cat Day! Known for being charismatic and talkative, these cute cats have some very loyal fans. A vet lists some fun facts about these remarkable felines below. What’s In A Name? The name Siamese cat translates to wichien-matt which means “moon diamond.” That’s a purrfect moniker for these pretty cats! History Siamese cats originated in Thailand, which was once known as Siam. Some stories say that they were first raised … Read More »

  • COVID-19: Temporary Changes to Procedures

    To protect our staff and preserve our ability to help our veterinary patients during this challenging time of Covid-19, we are implementing the following: We ask that only one family member bring the patient into the clinic.  We understand you may need to have your children or other persons with you. In those cases, please have the entire party wait in the car.  When you arrive, call us at (605) 342-7498 and a staff member … Read More »