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Obesity in Cats and Dogs

Obesity in dogs and cats What is obesity? Obesity is defined as an excess of fat tissue in the body and is the number 1 nutritional disorder in animals. One of the most common ways to assess obesity in animals is by using a body condition score (BCS). Animals who carry excess fat tissue in…
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TICKS – Why should I care?

TICKS - Why should I care?   What are ticks? A tick is member of the arachnid (spider) family. It is a small external parasite that lives by feeding on the blood of its hosts (such as dogs and many other mammals, as well as birds) There are many different families of ticks, each of…
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What Happens to my Pet During a Dentistry?

PRE-DENTISTRY Step 1: Dental health exam Why should I do a dental health exam? - Assess overall status of your animal’s oral health – look for any evidence of 1) tartar accumulation, 2) gingivitis, 3) halitosis: bad breath - did you know that this indicates evidence of bacteria?, 4) pus/blood, 5) mobile/fractured teeth: fractured teeth…
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Pet Health insurance- is it worth it?

Have you ever thought about purchasing pet insurance for your pet? If it something you’ve never considered, it might be worth doing the research, and decide for yourself if it’s a worthy investment for your four-legged companions. Every year, 1 in 3 pets end up at the vet due to unexpected accidents or illnesses. Pet…
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