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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Why Do Pets Need to Wear a Cone After Surgery?

By September 4, 2018 0 Comments

I got this question today and thought I’d share my answer. “My dog had surgery yesterday. Does he have to wear the cone?” Dogs love to lick. When injured or after surgery, the natural response for the animal is to lick the wound in an attempt to reduce pain and irritation, remove sutures or remove…

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Could My Dog Benefit from Laser Therapy?

By August 28, 2018 0 Comments

Many of our clients ask about Laser therapy. There are many benefits that I’ll share with you. Decades of research, clinical trials, and laboratory testing indicate the following beneficial effects of laser therapy: Anti-Inflammation- Laser Therapy reduces inflammation with vasodilation, activation of the lymphatic drainage system, and reduction of pro-inflammatory mediators. As a result, inflammation,…

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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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