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    Lifetime of Love — The Basics: Seven days to a happier, healthier pet

    May 01 2017

    Everyone loves their pets but not everyone is aware of what their pet needs from them to keep them happy and healthy long into their pet’s senior years. Leading veterinary…

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    Food Allergy, Adverse Food Reactions and Dietary Trials – Janet J. Raczkowski D.V.M., M.S.

    Mar 01 2017

    An adverse, immunologic reaction to a normally harmless food protein is abnormal.  It is unknown why some animals develop allergies or adverse reactions to food proteins are others do not.…

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    Blue Buffalo Company Voluntary Food Recall

    Feb 15 2017

    Blue Buffalo Company has issued a voluntary recall for specific lots of Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight due to possible aluminum metal contamination. What’s Recalled? The recalled product includes: Blue Buffalo…

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    Grain-free diets: An alternative option, but don’t dismiss the grains

    Feb 09 2017


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    AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

    Jan 26 2017

    Proper dental care can detect dental disease that not only affects the mouth, but can also lead to more serious health problems such as heart, lung, and kidney disease. Good…

  • MIa

    Have a HAPPY & SAFE Holiday Season!

    Nov 29 2016

    Even though the holiday season is a happy festive time for families, it can be stressful and even dangerous for our pets. To ensure your holiday goes off without a hitch,…


    We can order Hill’s diets for you!

    Nov 29 2016

    Statement from Hill’s Pet Nutrition: There are no changes to the quality of our pet foods as this would not benefit pets. Petsmart and Petco made the business decision to…

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    Diabetes in pets: Treatment is a team effort

    Oct 21 2016

    Betsy Ridenour spent most of her life terrified of needles—to the point that if one even appeared on TV, she had to shut her eyes. That was before the day…

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    Adopting? A senior pet may be the perfect fit!

    Oct 17 2016

    Adopting? A senior pet may be the perfect fit Maureen Blaney Flietner If you’re ready to adopt, don’t limit your choices to puppies or kittens. Consider opening your heart to…

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    Raw or Undercooked Animal-Source Protein in Cat and Dog Diets

    Sep 07 2016

    The AVMA discourages the feeding to cats and dog sof any animal- source protein that has not first been subjected to a process to eliminate pathogens because of the risk of illness to cats and dogs as well as humans. Cooking or pasteurization through the application of heat until the protein reaches an internal temperature adequate to destroy pathogenic organisms has been the traditional method used to eliminate pathogens in animal-source protein, although the AVMA recognizes that newer technologies and other methods such as irradiation are constantly being developed and implemented. Animal-source proteins of concern include beef, pork, poultry, fish, and other meat from domesticated or wild animals as well as milk* and eggs. Several studies1–6reported in peer-reviewed scientific journals have demonstrated that raw or under cooked animal-source protein may be contaminated with a variety of pathogenic organisms, including Salmonella spp, Campylobacter spp,…