Sweet Emotions: Love Manual For Your Pet – Part 1

In the month of February, our thoughts turn to the things in our lives that bring love into our lives. For most of us, pets are at the top of that list. Loving is an instinct, but that doesn't stop book after article after podcast from giving us ideas on how to love a little [...]

Keeping Your Dog’s Mind Sharp in Senior Years

If you have a dog who is getting a bit grey around the muzzle, it's important to keep them fit and healthy. That goes for their body, but also for their mind. As your dog ages, their memory and learning can be affected by a change in the brain's glucose metabolism. This can cause memory, [...]

How Old is Old for a Pet?

On average, pets are living longer than ever before. Modern science, better diets, and better care have increased life expectancy. But at what age is a pet considered 'old'? "My dog's 60 in people years." You've heard the old rule of thumb that one dog year is equal to seven human years. While it's true [...]

How to Make Your Pet Live Longer

This is Katy, one of our senior patients. It's a sobering reality. You have the ability to help your pet live longer by keeping her from becoming obese. Being overweight can lead to many problems in cats and dogs, including inflammation, orthopedic disease, cancer, respiratory disorders, and endocrine or metabolic disorders. But the [...]

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