What Vaccines Do Kittens Need?

By September 12, 2018 0 Comments

What vaccinations does my kitten need? Kittens should get their first set of shots between the ages of 6 to 8 weeks. They need repeat vaccines every 3 to 4 weeks until they are 15 to 16 weeks of age. The vaccines should protect against feline panleukopenia (“distemper”) and the upper respiratory viruses (herpesvirus, calicivirus)….

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Fatty Tumors in Dogs

By August 17, 2018 0 Comments

Lipoma (Fatty Tumor) in Dogs Pet parents common ask questions about fatty tumors in dogs.  Fatty Tumors, also known as lipomas, are amongst the most common tumors that occur in dogs. Most fatty tumors are under the skin, in a space referred to as the subcutaneous space. The skin over the mass is generally normal…

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How to Minimize Your Cat’s Stress When Coming to the Vet

By August 11, 2018 0 Comments

Cats can be frightened when leaving their home that for indoor cats is truly their comfort zone. Just by the nature of survival, when they don’t understand their surrounds, they are scared. Here are some tips to minimize your cats stress when coming to the clinic. The stressful components to the vet visit for a…

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See Photo – Tick on Cat’s Face

By July 22, 2018 0 Comments

Check out this photo. This cat has a tick by its nose.  Note how small it is. We are lucky we saw it on a white cat. Can you image if this cat was black or colored? The tick would blend right in. Learn more about How to Remove and Prevent Ticks in Cats. 

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One of Dr. Primovic’s Favorite Pet Products – for Dogs and Cats

By July 14, 2018 0 Comments

I had a client recently ask me what was one of my favorite pet products. I’d have to say it might be the Furminator®. This desheeding tool is amazing at getting the undercoat from dogs and cats. Here is a little information about it and why I like it so much! One problem with shedding…

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