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Laser Therapy Q & A

Is your pet in pain?

Disease, injury, and surgery often result in painful pets and, in turn, slower recovery. Non-invasive laser therapy—also known as cold laser—provides effective pain control, allowing for more comfort and most importantly, a rapid return to health.

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Reasons Your Cat May Be Meowing So Much

Have you ever encountered a “chatty” kitty? One who meowed at every opportunity (and then some)? Or maybe you’ve had the experience of a kitty who was mostly quiet, but then something happened and he became extremely “meowy.”

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How to Pet Proof Your Home

Preparing your home for your new furry arrival is an exciting time. Whether you’re a first-time pet parent or an old hand, it’s always a mix of emotions. Will everything go smoothly? Will they be safe and happy? One way you can protect your new charge is by pet-proofing your home.

Frankly, there are so many potential hazards, ranging from sugar-free gum to antifreeze, that it’s worth reviewing your home periodically, even if you’re used to living with pets.

It starts with an awareness of common pet hazards.

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Health Benefits of Dogs for Seniors

Numerous studies show there are physical, emotional, and mental benefits of dog ownership for people of all ages. From encouraging daily exercise to quiet companionship, it’s no surprise to dog lovers that pooches bring loads of benefits with their wagging tails.

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Video on how to Give your Dog a Pill

So, you get home from the vet, and you take a look at that bottle of pills for Fido you were given and think, "now what was I supposed to do again?"

Never fear, we have a new video that shows Dr. Claudia Sims walking you through all the steps to give your dog a pill and suggesting different options.  Some dogs will willingly take pills put in their food, some are happy to snarf a pill down with some peanut butter.  Some dogs may be a little more difficult, so we show you how to deal with them too.

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"Bee" Careful: Stings Can Be Serious!

April showers bring May flowers…and with them, bees.

Just like humans, pets can have severe or even life-threatening reactions to bee stings. Unfortunately, our furry friends are also at greater risk for stings due to their curious and playful nature.

Because pets often like to chase, swat, or bite at bees and other flying insects, they are most likely to be stung in the mouth or on the muzzle, nose, face, or paws. It is also common for dogs to accidentally step on a bee while out on a walk.

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