5. July 2011 13:18
Sharing your life with an animal can bring you great joy, and can also bring you life-long rewarding benefits! In considering adding a pet to your family, it is best to learn about the needs of different types of pets that ultimately will best suit your lifestyle.
Each pet is different in terms of t... [More]
23. June 2011 10:30
We have all heard of “Take your daughter to work day”, well this coming Friday June 24, it is for the 2nd year running, “Take your Dog to Work Day”. Not only is this a way to honor the human-animal bond, but it also demonstrates the advantages of keeping pets in the wor... [More]
21. June 2011 18:00
Ticks are notorious disease spreaders. They carry a variety of diseases that affect many different animal species including humans. Lyme Disease has become the most common tick-borne disease in North America and has become a significant threat to public health. Not only can you get Lyme Disease - yo... [More]
20. June 2011 11:15
DID YOU KNOW……
All cats are born with blue eyes
Adult cats have 30 teeth
Cats are sometimes born with extra toes, this is called Polydactyl
A cat has 4 rows of whiskers
Calico cats are nearly always female
A cat can jump seven times it’s height!
A cat has 230 bones i... [More]
17. June 2011 13:23
I entertained a phone call from a client today whom although she was attempting to laugh (at herself) I could definitely detect the worry in her voice.
“Dr. Hill” she said, you have to do something, these fleas are going crazy, she said, it’s like they’re having a &ldqu... [More]
16. June 2011 09:25
Never leave pets unsupervised around a swimming pool. Not all dogs are good swimmers. Introduce them gradually to water and make sure to use a flotation device especially on a boat. There are flotation devices available specifically for dogs. Be sure to rinse their fur off after swimming to remove c... [More]
15. June 2011 10:55
OUCH! That “Chihuahua” just bit me!
I guess I trusted “Taco” just a little too much. In my physical exam my hands moved over his head and I got a feeling we were friends until I lifted his lip to examine his teeth. This was his best opportunity to bite me considering my ... [More]
13. June 2011 10:25
Fleas and ticks are external parasites that survive by feeding off of your cat, dog (or your) blood! The flea uses the dog or cat as it’s host to feed, breed, and lay eggs on the host, continuing the life cycle of the pest. Fleas also carry tapeworm eggs and when ingested by the host dev... [More]
30. May 2011 06:00
ORAL HEARTWORM MEDICATIONS: (Interceptor, Heartgard Plus, Iverheart Plus, Sentinel etc..)
These products are manufactured as a 'flavored' tablet or as in the case of Heartgard
Is actually a beefy cube. This makes administration much easier as most dogs can be convinced they are receiving a treat! He... [More]
22. May 2011 06:32
Summer is an exciting time for both you and your pet. Time to get outdoors and and enjoy the sunshine and all summer has to offer. The season can also offer up situations that can endanger our pets. By following these simple precautions, you can decrease the chance that a disaster will happen.
We l... [More]