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Dogs, General: 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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Cats, Dogs, News: 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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Cats, Customer Stories: 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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Customer Stories, Dogs: Dog Diabetes: Helping your dog fight back

Mazie has been struggling with diabetes for the last two years, and Diane, her mom, did not know what to do to help her best four-legged friend. Even though Mazie was getting two doses of insulin per day, her health deteriorated over the years. She lost her sight, and made mom’s life miserable. “She was […]

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General: Stones and frequent urinary tract infections can be a real problem!

Precious is a cute fluffy Bichon Frise who has been having some problems lately. She has been presented to the veterinary hospital for frequent urinary tract infections. Antibiotics seem to clear it up temporarily but after a few weeks it comes right back. Now Precious has back pain and frequent urination with blood. When her […]

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Customer Stories: Treating Cat Hyperthyroidism without side effects

Smokey’s mom, Linda, has a big heart. Over the years, Linda has rescued four stray cats from starvation and lovingly nurtured them back to full health. The whole family lived a happy life until last September when Linda’s beloved Smokey was diagnosed with cat hyperthyroidism. Mom had taken the nine-year old cat to the vet after […]

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: Laney and Jerry: friends fighting kidney disease

Seven years ago, Laney brought a stray cat to her home in Washington, DC. Since then the pair has been inseparable. Laney’s baby led a happy life and never had to leave the house to see a vet until his health started failing. Jerry became lethargic, he refused to eat and he was not going […]

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General: 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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General, News: Is your Pet our next Pet HERO?! New Contest

JOIN PET WELLBEING PHOTO CONTEST: It’s fun, it’s easy, and it’s inspiring! Every month STARTING JULY, 2016, there is a lucky winner and a featured Pet HERO shared in our newsletter and social media! Each Winner receives $200 of Spark The ultimate healthy supplement!  What makes every pet – a Pet HERO?  The amount of joy, laughter and happiness […]

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General: Tracheal Collapse – Airway obstruction in dogs

 Collapsing Trachea—what are the options? Collapsing trachea is a common medical problem seen mostly in small breed dogs. It is the number one cause of airway obstruction in dogs. The trachea (windpipe) is made up of stiff cartilage rings through which the air is transported in and out of the lungs. If the rings are […]

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