February is national pet dental month. By the age of 3 yrs. Most dogs and cats have some periodontal disease.  Obvious signs include bad breath, reddened gums, tartar build up, and tooth loss.  Like us some pets have more dental problems, and some have less.  There are breed differences too.  Small breed dogs seem to … Continue reading »

New Years Resolution, include your pet!!!

It is that time of year again…. When we look at what we can do to make 2018 better than last year. We challenge you to look toward your pets for a possible new years resolution.  Check out this post from ASPCA blog to see if you can add any of these to you list!!! … Continue reading »

Winter Weight Gain

Winter weight gain I often see dogs in the spring that have gained weight over the winter.  Being overweight is bad for dogs just like it is for us.  When the weather is cold or the sidewalks are icy, and you can’t take your dog out for his normal exercise he isn’t burning off as … Continue reading »

Does your pet have the CHIP?

We recommend all pets be microchipped for permanent identification. A microchip, a little larger than a grain of rice, is injected under the skin over the shoulders.  It is a form of identification that can’t be lost like a collar tag.  The number can be read by a scanner that most shelters and vet clinics … Continue reading »