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Pet Health & Tips

Skin Cancer in Pets

Skin tumors are considered common in dogs and cats. “Common” is a relative term. For a dog, common means that yes, you are very likely to see at least one skin tumor on your dog during the course of their

Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Good Question! Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to get kidney stones during their lifetime. Bladder stones

Staph Infection in Dogs & Cats: Should You Be Worried?

Staph Infection in Dogs and Cats: Don’t Panic A staph infection in your dog or cat, thank goodness, is usually nothing to worry about — particularly if you get in to see your veterinarian as soon as you notice something

How to Plant a Pet-Friendly Fall Garden

Fall Gardening Free of Poisonous Plants for Dogs or Cats Fall is so beautiful.  Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the cooler days, afternoon sunshine, and soil that is still warm. It’s the perfect time to get

Cat Halloween Costumes that Veterinarians Approve

Cat Costumes Should be Fun And Safe With a wide variety of cat Halloween costumes to choose from, picking a costume for your kitty can seem daunting. So we’d like to make it a little easier for you! Whether you