Friday Fun

by Dr. Peter Hill 23. June 2014 10:30
We have all heard of “Take your daughter to work day”, well this coming Friday June 24, it is for the 2nd year running, “Take your Dog to Work Day”.  Not only is this a way to honor the human-animal bond, but it also demonstrates the advantages of keeping pets in the wor... [More]

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Paws for Thought

by Dr. Peter Hill 20. June 2014 11:15
DID YOU KNOW……   All cats are born with blue eyes Adult cats have 30 teeth Cats are sometimes born with extra toes, this is called Polydactyl A cat has 4 rows of whiskers Calico cats are nearly always female A cat can jump seven times it’s height! A cat has 230 bones i... [More]

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Water Safety

by Dr. Peter Hill 16. June 2014 09:25
Never leave pets unsupervised around a swimming pool. Not all dogs are good swimmers. Introduce them gradually to water and make sure to use a flotation device especially on a boat. There are flotation devices available specifically for dogs. Be sure to rinse their fur off after swimming to remove c... [More]

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Heartworm, Flea & Tick Options

by Dr. Peter Hill 30. May 2014 06:00
ORAL HEARTWORM MEDICATIONS: (Interceptor, Heartgard Plus, Iverheart Plus, Sentinel etc..) These products are manufactured as a 'flavored' tablet or as in the case of Heartgard Is actually a beefy cube. This makes administration much easier as most dogs can be convinced they are receiving a treat! He... [More]

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Summer PetCare Tips For You And Your Pet

by Dr. Peter Hill 22. May 2014 06:32
Summer is an exciting time for both you and your pet. Time to get outdoors and and enjoy the sunshine and all summer has to offer. The season can also offer up situations that can endanger our pets. By following these simple precautions, you can decrease the chance that a disaster will happen. We l... [More]

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Feathered Friends

by Dr. Peter Hill 21. May 2014 06:29
Birds can overheat just as dogs and cats do. A bird that is overheated will pant rapidly with their beak open, stand up tall and have their wings spread wide. To cool them down, mist them with water and move them to an indoor, quiet and cool location.

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Parasites

by Dr. Peter Hill 20. May 2014 06:28
This is the time of year when fleas, ticks and mosquitoes are out in full force! These parasites can have significant medical issues for your pets as well as potentially leading to your home becoming infested! Your veterinarian can provide you with the necessary preventative to protect your pets and... [More]

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Toxins

by Dr. Peter Hill 19. May 2014 06:00
Make sure your pets do not have access to a lawn or garden that has been fertilized or had pesticides put down. These are potentially toxic substances. Car antifreeze can leak from an over-heated vehicle and tastes ‘sweet’ to dogs and cats. Ingestion of this can be deadly!  

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Sun Safety

by Dr. Peter Hill 17. May 2014 06:00
Pets can suffer from sunburn just as people do. Pets with light hair and skin are especially at greater risk. Protect them by using sunscreen on all bare areas such as the tips of ears, around their lips and on and around the nose. Always make sure your pet has access to a shaded  area to escap... [More]

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02/23/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Wednesday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 24. February 2014 13:49
Yesterday I had to put my dog of 11 years, Lizzy down.  She had been a faithful, loving friend, and super great with my kids.  Everyone who ever met her was impressed with her calm nature and loving disposition.  She was so well trained, that when my 17 year old was in middle school, ... [More]

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