The Profound Impact of a Cat-Friendly Practice

It’s not easy to find a veterinary hospital that checks all the boxes. Often, it comes down to the people you meet at the hospital. It is essential that you like and respect everyone that directly or indirectly handles your pet. Your positive interactions build trust and confidence and influence…

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The Benefits of Buying Medication Through Your Vet

Pets, like their humans, can benefit from preventive medicines, including vaccinations, parasite protection, and dermatological treatments for sensitive skin. If you purchase prescribed medications at our clinic or online store, you can be sure that each product is safe for your pet. Your Pet’s Annual Exam–Catching Health Issues at the…

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Indoor Enrichment Ideas to Reduce Pet Boredom

Some pets aren’t exactly demanding when it comes to their environment, but they still enjoy and benefit from having interesting things to do. Other animals require consistent activities to keep destructive or dangerous behaviors at bay. Wherever your pet lands on this spectrum, it is crucial to engage them every…

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Confessions of a Former Shock Jock Dog Trainer

This article was originally posted in March of 2019. I’ve updated it a bit for 2021 and am reposting it as the message still needs to be heard. Confessions of a Former Shock Jock Dog Trainer The blog article I get the most (and mostly angry) comments on is one…

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UPDATED! Flying with Your Dog

Traveling with Dogs on Planes Before the Covid 19 pandemic hit, more than 400,000 animals in 2019 flew on domestic airlines in the United States. The bulk of those animals were dogs. Covid has changed some the rules of flying with animals, mostly in connection with international flights. You can…

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Adopt-a-Dog Month: Benefits of Dog Parenthood

You know you want to bring a furry companion into your home. You’ve talked about all the reasons you shouldn’t do it. The benefits of having a dog in your life might just outweigh any objection. Let’s talk about that! Love in Motion. That’s a Dog Amore! What can an…

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Are Vizslas Good Apartment Dogs?

Photographs by Natalie Siebers Vizslas are famous for their beautiful rust-colored coats. They are medium-sized dogs, with males topping out at about 25 inches at the withers and weighing about 60 pounds; the females are a bit smaller.  They are affectionate, eager-to-please, “Velcro-dogs,” forming tight relationships with their owners. Vizsla…

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What’s your dog’s lifestyle?

What’s Your Dog’s Lifestyle? What lifestyle should your dog have? Are you supposed to change your lifestyle to suit your dog or are they supposed to adapt to you? These are questions I often find myself discussing with clients. The answer, as with most complex questions, is: It depends. Recently,…

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