Pet Obesity - Causes & Prevention

Per obesity is an increasing concern for many pets and pet owners in North America. It is estimated that 35% of dogs and cats in North America overweight or obese. Sometimes the cause of weight gain is not as straight forward as there may be underlying conditions contributing to the weight gain. Dogs and cats are also more susceptible to wide range of health problems.
Remember - Per obesity is not just something that affects how your pet looks, it affects how your pet lives.
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Importance of Preventative Healthcare

It is no surprise that our pets are part of the family and we all want to keep them as healthy as possible. Examples of Preventative Healthcare include regular check-ups, vaccinations, good quality nutrition and others. As animals cannot verbally relay what or how they are feeling, veterinarians rely on the physical examination to obtain an insight into your pet’s health. Read More...

The Learn to Earn Program

The Learn to Earn concept is very important when it comes to dog obedience and is recommended to start during puppyhood. This program basically teaches the dog that nothing in life is free and everything must be earned. This will inevitably create a balanced, well mannered dog by teaching your dog to say please to obtain the reward such as a treat, food, attention, etc. Read More...

New Therapies to Treat Arthritis

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) is one of the most common conditions veterinarians will diagnose. While most common in older patients, we are seeing more and more younger patients with this disease. DJD/Arthritis is by definition an inflammatory disease of joints, particularly within the cartilage. There are many therapies available to treat and control DJD, but there are two new emerging therapies that are having remarkable results. Read More...