Tips and Resources

Here are some helpful tips, articles, and resources to help you give your pet the best care.

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Puppy Socialization 101

Have you joined in on the 2020-2021 Puppy Boom? Congratulations! Between potty training and puppy
proofing your home…to picking out the perfect name for your newest family member, most new pet
owners are unaware of how to properly socialize their puppy. In fact, many have never heard of “puppy
socialization!” So, what exactly is puppy socialization and why should new puppy owners expend energy
into this concept?

Choosing Your Next 4-Legged Friend

Did you know that there is a Baby Boom going on? Puppies and kittens galore!!! Everyone, and I do mean EVERYONE, is getting a new furry family member. But how do you really know if you should get a puppy or a kitten? And what breed?! Where to purchase?! The list literally could go on and on. Take heart and know that I have complied my pearls of wisdom on “How To” pick the right next 4-legged forever friend.

Canine Noise Phobia

It’s SUMMER!! Aren’t you excited to be able to soak up all of this Vitamin D and relax by the pool?! Most people enjoy these long lazy days of summer, but unfortunately, some pet parents find this season to be full of fear and anxiety. Why?

Felines and Fleas

It’s Summer!! And I do believe that your indoor cat LOVES summer…maybe even more than you do! But there are some points that many indoor only cat owners tend to overlook as this warm and glorious season is upon us.

How To Know If Your Pet Is In Pain

A very common ailment I see on a daily basis is a limping pet. While it may be more commonly
seen in dogs, we do still see cats with a limp. So, what gives? Why are they limping!?

Painful Pets

How do know if your cat or dog is painful? Learn more about how to detect pain in your pet and what treatment options are available.

Worm Wednesday

Learn about roundworms and how to protect your pets from them.

Why Does My Pet Excessively lick or itch?

Is your pet driving you crazy with excessive licking and/or itching?? Now, to be fair, all dogs and cats will lick and/or itch themselves as a normal behavior. It’s when they are persistently performing this behavior that would raise concern. Here are the top reasons behind their behavior and what you can do about!

Nail Trim Nightmare

Perhaps you have a pet, cat and/or dog, that absolutely despises their nails being trimmed. Pets
terrified to have their nails trimmed is a very common issue we face in veterinary medicine. So, what gives? Why on earth do these animals flip out when it comes time to trim their nails?

What is Dental Disease? Part 2

So….a big question that ALL of my clients have is “Why are dentals SO DARN EXPENSIVE!!!!” In this piece, we are going to dig into the meat and potatoes of what entails a dental and where the cost is coming from.

Puppy Socialization 101

Puppy Socialization 101

Have you joined in on the 2020-2021 Puppy Boom? Congratulations! Between potty training and puppy
proofing your home…to picking out the perfect name for your newest family member, most new pet
owners are unaware of how to properly socialize their puppy. In fact, many have never heard of “puppy
socialization!” So, what exactly is puppy socialization and why should new puppy owners expend energy
into this concept?

read more
Choosing Your Next 4-Legged Friend

Choosing Your Next 4-Legged Friend

Did you know that there is a Baby Boom going on? Puppies and kittens galore!!! Everyone, and I do mean EVERYONE, is getting a new furry family member. But how do you really know if you should get a puppy or a kitten? And what breed?! Where to purchase?! The list literally could go on and on. Take heart and know that I have complied my pearls of wisdom on “How To” pick the right next 4-legged forever friend.

read more
Canine Noise Phobia

Canine Noise Phobia

It’s SUMMER!! Aren’t you excited to be able to soak up all of this Vitamin D and relax by the pool?! Most people enjoy these long lazy days of summer, but unfortunately, some pet parents find this season to be full of fear and anxiety. Why?

read more

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