Caring for Older Pets with Senility

Written on February 5th 2020.

Both cats and dogs can experience cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) as they age. This condition is also known as canine dementia or feline dementia, as well as senility. All these terms describe a decrease in mental health due to age that can cause your pets to act differently.

Senility can st… read more

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When is my pet a senior?

Written on January 9th 2020.

Most of us understand the difference between puppies and dogs, or kittens and cats – you sense the change in size and behavior – but the shift from pet to senior pet can be more subtle. It’s important to know when your cat or dog is senior, though, as the care and attention you give them needs to sh… read more

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Does my dog need a flu vaccine? 2019 edition.

Written on November 5th 2019.

Fall is the time of year that many people think about getting flu vaccines. But have you considered the flu vaccine for your dog as well?

Dogs get the flu?

“Dog flu” is the common name for canine influenza, a highly contagious and quite serious respiratory disease that can affect dogs and some… read more

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Dry Eye in Dogs

Written on April 9th 2019.

Is your dog blinking often? Does your dog have red eyes, or swollen tissue around the eye? Have you seen thick discharge from the eyes, or hair matting around the eyes from discharge? If you said yes to any of this, your dog may be dealing with dry eye syndrome, formally known as keratoconjunctiviti… read more

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What to Expect When your Pet Needs Surgery

Written on March 27th 2019.

If you’ve just learned your pet needs surgery – whether it’s for a routine spay or neuter, or a more complicated case – it can be a stressful time for you and your dog or cat. During this time, it’s very important to follow all of your veterinarian’s instructions to ensure the surgery is successful … read more

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