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Never Miss a Visit: The Importance of Regular Wellness Screening for Your Pet

At your pet’s wellness visit, you may wonder why we perform so many different tests and exams when your pet appears perfectly healthy. But, pets are excellent at hiding disease, making wellness screening tests essential for a comprehensive evaluation of your pet’s health. What does your veterinarian look for during your pet’s physical exam? When [...]

Thanksgiving with Pets—A FUR-vival Guide

We challenge you to name a holiday better suited to pets than Thanksgiving. With all those irresistibly appetizing aromas, food-covered tables and countertops, and uncharacteristically generous owners and friends—hello, extra treats!—our dogs and cats must think they’ve reached Nirvana. Unfortunately, from the human perspective, Thanksgiving with pets is often less like a Hallmark movie and [...]

A Growing Problem: Obesity in Pets

Obesity in pets is on the rise. In fact, the number of obese dogs and cats more than doubled between 2011 and 2020, equaling more than half the U.S. pet population. But the fact that obesity in pets is common does not make the problem any less serious. Pets who carry too much weight are [...]

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