Pet Tips

Pet Tips

Thunderstorms and your pet’s fear

Thunderstorms and your pet’s fear

  Phobia: The fear of loud noises is considered a phobia, which is an intense response to a situation that your pet perceives as fear inducing. The pets response is out of proportion to the stimulus they fear. Phobic responses are very similar to fear, however... read more
Dental cleanings & your pet’s health

Dental cleanings & your pet’s health

Bad Breath: Bad breath is the most common sign of dental disease noted by pet owners. However, this is often only the tip of the iceberg. The gums can become irritated leading to bleeding and oral pain. Bacteria surrounding the roots can also gain access to the... read more
The Holidays and Your Pet

The Holidays and Your Pet

With the holidays fast approaching we are all anticipating the wonderful sights, sounds and foods of the season. Our pets however experience a unique set of circumstances that can put them at risk for needing medical care. It is our intention to help you and your... read more

Behavioral Tips

Thunderstorms and your pet’s fear

Thunderstorms and your pet’s fear

  Phobia: The fear of loud noises is considered a phobia, which is an intense response to a situation that your pet perceives as fear inducing. The pets response is out of proportion to the stimulus they fear. Phobic responses are very similar to fear, however... read more
Introducing a new cat to your family

Introducing a new cat to your family

Behavior: Before introducing cats, it is helpful to understand their natural behavior. Feral cats typically live in matrilineal, related colonies. Male cats may travel among a number of colonies. When an adult female cat enters the colony, they are typically driven... read more
Your pet and your new baby

Your pet and your new baby

So you are expecting a new baby! (Of the human kind that is!) Congratulations! In the course of the many preparations in expectation of your baby, on that list should be considering what measures you will need to take to make the presence of the baby acceptable in... read more