• Diets and Heart Disease in Dogs

    Mar 30 2019

    Mark Rishniw, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM (SA-IM), DACVIM (CA) Date Published: 03/05/2019 Can pet diets cause heart problems? Yes.  Thirty years ago, veterinarians recognized deficiency of an amino acid (taurine) as…

  • Grain Free FDA Alert

    Dec 10 2018

    A recent FDA alert about the possible connection between grain free diets and heart disease has been posted. Of course, pet owners have tons of questions about it. The main…

  • Thanksgiving Food Dangers

    Nov 20 2018

      Keep the feast on the table—not under it.  Eating turkey or turkey skin – sometimes even a small amount – can cause a life-threatening condition in pets known as…

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    Save 10% on Leptospirosis vaccine in October

    Sep 21 2018

    Leptospirosis is a disease caused by infection with Leptospira bacteria. These bacteria can be found worldwide in soil and water. There are many strains of Leptospira bacteria that can cause…

  • 4th Of July Pet Safety Tips

    Jun 28 2018

    Fireworks are NOT fun for pets. Here are a few tips to help keep your pets safe through the holiday:   Keep your pet home and inside in a safe,…

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    Why does my healthy cat need an exam?

    Jun 27 2018

    Meet Barry. Barry was found as a stray cat by owner, Dr. Cindy Hoisington, at her home in Barrington. Dr. Hoisington was able to safely trap Barry with a “have a…

  • April Is Heartworm Disease Awareness Month

    Apr 16 2018

        What is heartworm disease?   Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It…

  • 5 Benefits of Neutering Your Male Cat

    Mar 23 2018

    The neuter procedure involves castration of the male cat – common and simple procedure to remove the testicles, leaving the cat sterile and unable to reproduce.     Here are…

  • Puppy Socialization

    Feb 19 2018

    PUPPY SOCIALIZATION   What does it mean to socialize your puppy and why is it so important? BIRTH TO 8 WEEKS OLD The first 8 weeks are on the breeder….

  • Gift Your Pet The Gift Of Wellness

    Dec 05 2017

    Schedule an your pet’s wellness exam by using the Appointment Request feature within our free mobile app during December, and receive a 10% off coupon for your pet’s next exam….