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National Cat Lovers Month

December 01, 2022

If you’re a cat lover, this is the month for you! From December 1st to the 31st, we’ll be celebrating National Cat Lovers Month. That means it’s time to get out your whiskers and celebrate all things feline. So what if you don’t own a pet? This is still the perfect time of year to learn more about these wonderful creatures and perhaps adopt one yourself! Read on as a local vet talks about cats … Read More »

Tips on Keeping Your Dog Safe During Thanksgiving

November 15, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and eat lots of food, but it’s important to keep your dog safe during the holiday. Read on as a local vet offers some tips on keeping your dog safe during Thanksgiving. Doggie Dangers Pet owners should be aware of the dangers that may be present in their homes during the holiday, including leftovers with bones (which can cause choking), and cleaning products that are toxic … Read More »

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

November 02, 2022

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and you guessed it -just like humans, pets can get cancer too. In fact, cancer is the leading cause of death in older dogs and cats, so it’s important that we have the best resources available for the prevention and treatment of this disease. Read on as a local vet talks about National Pet Cancer Awareness Month and things you can do to lower your pet’s risk of … Read More »

Cognitive Decline in Senior Cats

October 17, 2022

Did you know that, just like people, cats can experience a decline in cognitive abilities as they age? Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is not uncommon in senior kitties. A vet discusses this condition below. Causes There’s no one specific cause for feline CDS; it appears to be mostly age-related. About a third of kitties between the ages of 11 and 14 show at least one behavior that is associated with CDS. With cats older than … Read More »

Poodle Day

Today, October 1st, is Poodle Day! These iconic dogs have very unique appearances, and make fun and lovable pets. A local vet discusses the Poodle below. Beloved Underdog Fido was initially met with some side-eye, but he became quite popular after winning Best In Show at Westminster. In fact, the Poodle was the most popular breed from 1960 to 1982, when the Cocker Spaniel knocked them off the top spot. Unclear History Some believe that … Read More »

And Meow, A Word About Cat Towers

September 16, 2022

Does your kitty like high places? Do you often find your feline friend perched on the back of a sofa or on top of the fridge? If you think about it, Fluffy’s love of heights makes purrfect sense. Kitties can’t see very much from ground level! This is only one reason they love cat towers. A Georgetown, IN veterinarian offers some insight on this below. Why Kitties Enjoy Towers As mentioned above, cats love high … Read More »

Responsible Dog Ownership: Treats

September 01, 2022

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month! Although there are many facets of responsible dog ownership, we’re going to focus on Fido’s favorite: treats! Treats are great for bonding, and for just getting that tail going. However, there are some things to keep in mind. A Georgetown, IN vet discusses giving Fido treats in this article. Meats Most kinds of meat are fine, but there are a few caveats here. First and foremost, always remove the … Read More »

Adopting A Homeless Animal

August 16, 2022

Homeless Animal Day is coming up on August 20th. This was started by the International Society of Animal Rights back in 1992, as a way to raise awareness about the plight of homeless pets and the struggles and hardships they face. Of course, quite a few of our patients were once homeless themselves. And while not all stray animals are well-suited for a pet’s life, there are definitely some happy endings out there. A Georgetown, … Read More »

Protecting Your Dog’s Eyes

August 02, 2022

Dogs are known for having soulful stares which can just melt our hearts. However, those big puppy dog eyes are quite vulnerable to medical issues. While some pups develop vision problems due to genetics, others can hurt their eyes through injuries, many of which can be avoided. A Georgetown, IN vet offers some advice on protecting Fido’s eyes in this article. Travel Crated We know, dogs love sticking their heads out car windows while riding … Read More »

Summer Treats For Pets

July 15, 2022

Summertime is in full swing! Ice cream is a very popular seasonal snack at this time of year. Of course, it isn’t safe to share with your furry friend: it has way too much fat and sugar. However, your animal companion can still enjoy a cold snack on those scorching hot days. Here, a Georgetown, IN vet lists some summer treats you can offer your four-legged buddy. Dogs Fido has a pretty healthy appetite, so … Read More »

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