Oct
04

Human and Animal Healthcare: One in the Same

Human and animal healthcare are two professions often considered to be separate types of medicine. This can be easily assumed since the physicians require specific training in their designated fields, attend different medical schools and treat different types of patients. However, what many may not realize is that animal healthcare is almost identical to healthcare for people.

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Jan
17

Discover the healthy benefits of pet ownership!

We all know how great it is to have a pet!  They comfort us and make us feel welcomed regardless of the type of day we'v...
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Sep
03

Cranial cruciate ligament tear and Lucy's progress

Update - Day 9 of the tear Lucy is getting around better every day. We have not given her any pain medication now in at least two days. Read some interesting information that said the pain (as long as it isn't severe) is actually "good" for your pet.

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Aug
27

CCL damage and surgery...

 

So our little Lucy tore her cruciate ligament two days ago.  Took her to the doctor yesterday and they recommended surgery but we aren't 100% sure that is the way to go.  In doing some research it appears that the long term benefits of surgery vs. natural healing are about the same.

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Dec
10

NBC Today Show - Story on pedigree dogs and dangers

I was only able to catch the last few minutes of this story but it appears as though this has been a major problem in the UK ...
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Sep
02

Species-Appropriate nutrition for cats

So, what's the big deal about food? Why does it have such a huge influence on a body's health? Well, simply put, food is body-fuel. It nourishes each and every cell in the body and creates the energy necessary for life to happen. It's an overly simplified analogy, but food is to living beings like gas is to cars.

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