Dec
12
2017
A litter box is bad enough without having Muffy decide to go there for snacks. The reason for cat litter box treats is one of three topics in this edition of Fear Free Happy Homes. How Much Protein Does Your Cat Really Need? and Fear Reactions: Fight, Flight, and Freeze bookend the litter box phenomena. ...more
Dec
6
2017
There are two main indications for feeding a low fat nutrition to dogs with gastrointestinal disease:
The first is for dogs that have GI disorders that result in difficulties digesting and/or absorbing dietary fats including lymphatic abnormalities.The second is for management of dogs with gastrointestinal disease due to or related to hypertriglyceridemia. ...more
Dec
5
2017
As we begin Partners for Healthy Pets’ (PHP) sixth year of existence, we want to thank you for helping us stay true to our mission of ensuring that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian....more
Dec
1
2017
It’s time to fight both parasites involved in the heartworm lifecycle—and that means fighting the vector as well as the disease. It’s time to hold the mosquito accountable for the transmission of heartworm disease. It’s time for Double Defense. ...more
Nov
28
2017
The small mammal market is rapidly growing and new items are available frequently. Veterinarians seeing these pets must be up-to-date about what is available, what is suitable for the pet and the owners’ lifestyle and how to evaluate the items that accompany these pets on trips to your office. ...more
Nov
21
2017
Research has shown that pet owners are willing to embrace preventive healthcare but do not completely understand its importance. ...more
Nov
7
2017
Animal health pros often get questions about the validity of training cats. Feline behavior specialist Sarah Ellis explains how you can train your kitty to come on command, take medicine and stop waking you up in the middle of the night. (continue reading) Source: NPR, October 27, 2017
Nov
7
2017
Pet owners are willing to embrace preventive healthcare visits if they understand the value and benefit to their pets. ...more
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