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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

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

Five Tips to Make Veterinary Visits Stress-Free for Your Cat

Veterinarians recommend that cats receive a wellness checkup once per year, but according to PetFinder.com, fewer than half of all cat owners take their cat to the veterinarian unless they are sick. Managing cat anxiety during veterinary visits can be stressful for

Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the

Hypoallergenic Cats: 6 Known Breeds

Hypoallergenic cat breeds are a great option for people suffering from dander allergies. These cats produce fewer allergens than others, which can reduce or eliminate allergic reactions for many people. Hypoallergenic Cats That are Purrfect For You Below are a