New Puppy Information

There are a number of health concerns with new puppies.  Be sure you feed your puppy dog food formulated for puppies for their first full year.  Do not take a puppy to a dog day care or dog park until it has had all of its 16 week vaccinations.  All puppies should be checked for […]

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New Kitten Information

There are a number of health concerns with new kittens. Be sure you feed your kitten food formulated for kittens for their first full year. Do not expose your kitten to other cats, including your own cats, until you have had the kitten tested for feline leukemia. All kittens should also be checked for worms […]

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Heartworm Abbreviated

What are they:  Parasitic worms that reside in the heart and cause death by congestive heart failure. Who gets them:  Usually dogs, but cats get them on rare occasions. How do they get them:  Mosquito bites. How do you prevent them:  Start with a heartworm test.  If negative, give heartworm preventative once a month at […]

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