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Help! My Dog is Having a Seizure!

June 12, 2014

Grand Mal, petite mal, convulsions, prodromal, aura, ictus, postictal and interictal. What do all these terms have in common? They are all descriptive words associated with seizures. Seizures can occur in dogs and cats and are a scary and emotional event for both the pet and the owners. If you have ever witnessed a “full blown” seizure, you will agree it is a very stressful time….  

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Making Your Pet’s “Golden Years” More Golden

May 14, 2014

Is your dog acting a little different as he ages? Is he greeting you a little less enthusiastically? How is he navigating the stairs? Maybe not getting onto the bed or couch as much? (I know that never happened anyway. Right!) How about his muscle tone? Not quite the physique he once had. I can relate. Does he tire more easily when going on walks?…  

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Blog Paws 2014: Lake Las Vegas!

May 13, 2014

Blog Paws 2014: Lake Las Vegas! Can I say absolutely beautiful? I’ve found my new dream vacation spot, to say the least. For those of you who don’t know, the annual three-day Blog Paws conference is about fostering pet blogger relationships, while educating those people about various important pet-related topics. There are educational classes, interesting booths, Yappy Hours, incredible guest speakers (like our very own…  

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Arthritis and Your K-9

April 02, 2014

Arthritis doesn’t discriminate. Not only does it affect humans, but it also strikes our pets. In fact, according to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis affects one in every five adult dogs in the U.S. and is one of the most common sources of chronic pain that veterinarians treat. Think about how you feel when you’ve been sitting around for a few hours on the couch watching…  

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