Teach Your Dog Not to Chew

Let’s look at some techniques that will help guide you as you teach your dog not to chew. First, let’s get into the right mind set.  It is important to think about rewarding your pet for their good behavior instead of punishing them when they chew.  Just as you would child proof your home for [...]

Common Questions About Diabetes in My Pet

If your pet was recently diagnosed with diabetes, you may have a lot of questions and your veterinarian is your best resource for answers. After receiving the diagnosis, you were probably educated about a treatment plan and follow up testing. With all this new information, it is common to feel overwhelmed and have a lot [...]

A Career in the Veterinary Field (Part 1)

Veterinary medicine is an exciting and dynamic field with many career opportunities. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the veterinary field, first consider which area of veterinary medicine most interests you.  Here is a list of some of the typical areas of focus available: Private Practice Corporate Practice Teaching & Research Regulatory [...]

Dogs Eating Strange Objects – See What Bella Ate

I had always heard about dogs eating strange objects, and couldn’t help but think “How did they get that?” Well, I experienced my own personal nightmare when my dog ingested a sewing needle. My mom always watches my girls, Bella and Cammi, my two pitbull mixes, for a few hours while I am at work. [...]

Where Are the Ticks on my Pet Coming From?

Peyton with furry family Question: Are the ticks I'm finding on my pet coming from the trees in my backyard? Answer: Ticks do not fly or jump. Ticks "quest" for hosts from ground level to about knee level on high grass and vegetation. Imagine a baby holding out their arms signaling to a loved one [...]

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