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Happy Holidays from Family Pet Practice!

Holiday cheer is spreading throughout our clinic and we’re busy decking the halls, making everything merry and bright! We hope that even in the middle of all the hustle and bustle, you still take time to enjoy this season of celebration. After all, the greatest gifts are the ones you can’t wrap. Our pets understand […]

jan-17

Holiday Resolutions – Get Healthy with your Pets

A new year, a new set of promises to help you raise the bar for a healthier, happier you. But what about your loyal companions – don’t they deserve a fresh start too? As pet parents, we only want the best for our furry friends, so what better time than now to turn your priorities […]

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Could your pet have Diabetes?

Many pet owners are surprised to learn that their pet can suffer from diabetes too. Unlike diabetes in pets is a mostly preventable disease. Knowing the risk factors and recognizing the early signs of diabetes in your dog or cat can help successfully manage your pet’s health. The idea of your dog or cat developing […]

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Paw Project Documentary Free Viewing

  What is the Paw Project?     The Paw Project is an organization whose goal is to educate and legislate on behalf of the cats of the world.  The Paw Project looks to end declawing and ensure pet owners are given proper information and humane, workable alternatives to declawing.   Why are we talking […]

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Staying aware of pet obesity

We want to remind all pet owners about the seriousness of pet obesity and how you can take steps to prevent or treat obesity in your pets. Sadly, an estimated 58% of cats and 54% of dogs in North America are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Unfortunately, many pet […]

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Senior Pet Wellness

Because September is Senior Pet Wellness Month, there’s no better time to celebrate the love and appreciation we have for our friendly, even-tempered, graying companions. As senior pets slow down and aren’t as demanding as some of our younger furry family members, they don’t always get the recognition they deserve. We’re here to help spread […]

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Heatstroke Prevention in Pets

As you’re enjoying more time outside with your companion during the hottest days of the summer, we want to remind you of the seriousness of heatstroke – and give you some tips on how to prevent it. We aren’t the only ones who can experience heatstroke – our pets can, too. And, it can be […]

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All About Vaccinations

Just like you need vaccines, your pet needs vaccinations in order to protect him or her from contagious diseases. In fact, vaccinating your dog or cat is also protecting you, and your family, from contracting many of the same diseases (known as zoonotic). These vaccinations also may require boosters to keep them effective. The best […]

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Regular Cat Care

Are you adding a new kitten or cat to the family? Maybe you already have a furry feline friend, but you’d like to learn more about how to care for your pet. Regardless of whether you’re a cat owner or plan to be one in the future, the following tips are intended to help explain […]

may-blog

What do my pet’s Diagnostic tests mean?

Diagnostics For most of us, our pets are more than just animals. Many pets become part of our families. The special bond that forms between pets and pet owners can make it that much more devastating if a pet is diagnosed with a serious condition or illness. When many people think about diagnostic testing, they […]