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Kaci’s victory against dog kidney disease

I had suspected that Kaci, my senior Jack Russell Terrier was experiencing dog kidney disease. She had decreased appetite and simply appeared to be going downhill, which I initially thought was due to her age. Then I noticed her increased drinking and urination, and it seemed to get worse with each passing day. I started […]

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Canine Pancreatitis: why high amounts of fat in your dog’s diet is unhealthy

It’s summer BBQ season and that means lots of hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken and lots of grease from the grill. Often well-meaning party attenders give dogs hot dogs, hamburgers or whatever else is on their plate. Most of these things are quite high in fat and can trigger a condition called pancreatitis. When most people […]

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Preparing your Pet for Emergencies

A little bit of planning may just save your pet’s life in case of an emergency. With the onset of summer comes storms and for parts of North America, hurricanes and tornados and sometimes floods. Preparing your pet for emergencies in advance is how you ensure that your entire family is looked after! Depending on where you live […]

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Sassy overcomes cat kidney disease

A heart-warming customer story, especially if your pet is also going through urinary tract infection and cat kidney disease. “Our Sassy was one of five kittens born in our bedroom over 16 years ago, an unexpected and delightful addition to our family.  All but Sassy and her brother Tiger were placed with other willing “parents” and when […]

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Cat Heartworm – Everything you need to know

 Everything you need to know about Heartworm in cats (but were afraid to ask!) Although it is a dog parasite, cats do get heartworm disease. Felines are an abnormal host for the heartworm, but it can cause devastating disease in the cat. Here are some important facts: Heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 States […]

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10 Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

The first summer long weekend is behind us and with several more long weekends ahead we should put some thought into traveling with your pet safely. When the weather is nice more of us travel with our pets there are potential dangers we should be aware of. Here are some tips to make car travel […]

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The Essential Pet First Aid Kit

This blog offers preventative care to take care of your pets in times of need, including the essential pet first aid kit! Pet Specific Supplies Pet first-aid book Phone numbers: your veterinarian, the nearest emergency-veterinary clinic (along with directions!) and a poison-control centre or hotline (such as the ASPCA poison-control centre, which can be reached at […]

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Spring Pet Detox

Spring Detoxification for pets Spring is a great time to clean things out—not only our houses but our bodies as well and this includes our pets.  Our environment is toxic and our pets are exposed to toxins in the environment even more than we are.  Most toxins are produced in the body every day as […]

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Understanding Feline Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (Feline Diabetes) is a common disease in which a cat’s body either doesn’t produce or doesn’t properly use insulin. During digestion, the fats, carbohydrates, and proteins in the diet are broken down into smaller components that can be utilized by cells in the body. One component is glucose, the sugar that provides the […]

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Good Preventive Spring Health Care for your Pet

Spring reminds all of us of spring cleaning, but maybe your pet needs some ” Spring Cleaning”. Here is a list of some great preventive tips for your pet’s health. Review your pet’s nutrition–a good diet is essential to your pet’s health.  Feeding your pet a nutrient-rich, well-balanced diet is one of the most important […]

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