Category: General Care

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Choosing the Purrfect Cat Carrier

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Does your cat enjoy riding around? Chances are, the answer to that question is no. Most of our feline patients absolutely despise car rides! However, sooner or later, Fluffy will need to be transported. When she does, she should always be in a carrier. But what do you look for when picking a carrier? A … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Is Fido Color Blind? Understanding Your Dog’s Eyesight

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One of the best parts of dog ownership is seeing your canine friend stare up at you lovingly, waiting patiently for a belly rub or a treat. Have you ever wondered exactly how they see you? Your dog’s eyesight is different than your own—better in some ways and worse in others. But do dogs see … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

How Your Dog Cools Himself Down

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The human body cools itself down during hot weather or vigorous exercise using one method: sweating. As the sweat on your skin evaporates, it cools you down. But your dog, of course, is covered in fur. So how do our canine companions’ bodies cool themselves in the summer months? Panting Panting is your dog’s primary … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

National Garfield Day

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June 19th is National Garfield Day! This grumpy orange feline has won the hearts of millions with his sarcastic, unimpressed ‘purrsonality.’ A vet discusses this lasagna-loving furball below. History Were you wondering why June 19th is National Garfield Day? It’s his birthday! Back in 1978, a little orange ball of cynicism was born in the … Read More »

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Senior Dog Care Tips

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Is your canine pal starting to slow down a bit? It can be a shock to realize that your furry friend’s muzzle is turning grey. Some pooches become seniors as young as six! Fido’s basic needs will stay the same as he ages, but he will benefit from some extra TLC. A local Auburn Hills, … Read More »

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National Animal Disaster Preparation Day

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May 9th is National Animal Disaster Preparation Day. The last several weeks have been a roller coaster, to say the least. It’s always a good idea to be prepared for emergencies. That includes preparing your pet as well! A local Auburn Hills, MI vet discusses disaster preparation for pet parents below. Emergency Kit If your … Read More »

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