What is Pica Syndrome in Cats?

Pica Syndrome Pica is the behavioral urge to eat nonedible materials. In cats, these items most often include fabrics, elastics such as hair binders, cardboard, paper, and plastic. Young cats are more likely to suffer from pica syndrome. The cause … Continue reading

Noise Anxiety

Thunder, Lightning, and Fireworks OH MY!   It’s that spectacular time of year when the family gathers down by the lake to watch the fireworks only to look at the ground and think, “Where’s the dog?” During the festive celebration … Continue reading

Lyme Disease & Prevention

Lyme Disease & Prevention   Introduction to Lyme Disease: Lyme disease is one of three common vector-borne diseases that affects not only animals but also humans. This disease is transmitted by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is considered a zoonotic … Continue reading

The Easter Bunnies

Rabbit Care Easter is upon us and with that comes it’s furry little mascot “The Easter Bunny”. Some people are tempted to purchase a rabbit for themselves or their children this time of the year. However, having a domesticated rabbit … Continue reading

Pet Dental Month is Here!

February is National Pet Dental Month! Proper dental care is an important aspect of our pet’s overall health and well-being. Gingivitis, resorptive lesions, and missing or fractured teeth are common causes of inappetence, pain, and bad breath in our pets. … Continue reading

Why are vaccinations for my puppy so important?

  Canine Parvovirus Vaccination is a key component of preventative medicine in dogs, just as in people, and it starts with their puppy vaccinations. One of the core vaccinations for dogs is for the prevention of Parvovirus.  Vaccinations for parvo … Continue reading