September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

September is Animal Pain Awareness month, dedicated by International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). IVAPM is an organization that provides resources for pet owners and veterinary staff on pain management, prevention and treatment for our pets. Do you...

Back to school doggy blues!

For most of us, back to school is right around the corner! Amidst all the chaos and confusion of getting back to school gear, clothes and configuring yearly schedules… It’s no wonder our dogs are pushed off to the side. Common transitional issues can and...

Special needs of senior dogs

Senior dogs are special! They are sweet and wise and at this age, just want to be with their human counterparts as much as possible. They also have more specific needs as they turn gray in the face and start to slow down… What “defines” a senior dog?...

National Anti-Boredom Month

 July is National Anti-Boredom Month for dogs and humans alike! Does your dog show signs that he is bored at home? Is he home too long during the day? Do you return home to something destroyed? If so, here are some ways to toss up the routine and keep your dog...

Naturally treating hot spots

My dog incessantly licks her paw! Why is she doing this? Dogs are prone to getting hot spots. What is a hot spot? Hot spots are red, moist, itchy lesions on your dogs skin. Hot spots will sometimes ooze or bleed. Hot spots can be caused by a variety of things: 1....

Spring time service upgrades! (COMING SOON)

Don’t worry, spring IS on it’s way! After the past couple of storms, I think we’ve all had enough, am I right?! Recently, we had put up a poll on Facebook, asking for client and public feedback. The poll asked the two questions: Would you rather a...