Monthly Archives: July 2016

Learn how to properly trim your dog’s nails.

Most dogs do not like having their claws trimmed. Start trimming claws in young animals so that they get used to the process. Some dogs will happily sit in your lap or on a table while you trim their claws but many require some form of restraint.
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/outreach/Pet-Health-Topics/categories/procedures/dogs/clipping-your-dog’s-claws

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    Why is it so important? The basics of pet wellness begin with this simple but essential examination.

Why is it so important? The basics of pet wellness begin with this simple but essential examination.

The Importance of Wellness Exams for Pets

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure
A wellness exam is a medical examination, such as a yearly physical check-up, that is aimed at early detection of disease and helping to ensure a healthy life for your pet. Recent studies done by both the American […]

CBC? ALT? BUN? Get the lowdown on laboratory test lingo.

What Do Those Lab Tests Mean?

This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian.
The results of laboratory tests on a patient are compared to reference ranges established by measuring the laboratory parameters in a group of normal animals. The reference ranges for […]