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Therapy Pets Do Amazing Things

December 27, 2013

Many times when Bo and I are on a visit, we will get stopped in the hallway by staff members that want to pet the dogs. They will often comment that they think we’re there only to visit the patients or residents of the facility. That is not true for us. We are there for the friends, family visiting and the staff, too. Some days…  

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A Vet’s Advice: Traveling With Your Pet

December 11, 2013

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially when you’re traveling. If you plan to bring your pet along with you, I’ve complied a small list of tips so you can be prepared for anything. It might even make things a bit easier. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Some basic preparations when traveling with your pet would include having your pet properly identified. Microchips…  

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10 Tips for Traveling With Pets

November 22, 2013

It’s no secret that traveling (by air or car) is a huge part of the holiday season. For those planning to bring a furry friend or two along, here are 10 quick tips to keep in mind: Veterinarians often get questions regarding tranquilizers when pets travel. Sometimes these can be warranted. However, if you help to prepare your pet for travel, most do very well…  

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Ask a Vet: How Much Should I Feed My Pet?

October 15, 2013

Is your dog and/or cat in shape? Round is a shape, correct? That’s my mantra. However, we all know that being overweight or obese is not healthy and can lead to many other health problems. Some studies show that in the U.S. almost 50% or our dogs and cats are overweight or obese. This is considered to be epidemic. What is the cause? In most…  

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