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The Excitement of a New Year …And Dreading the ‘New You’ Diet

Every January feels the same – a spark of excitement for the New Year and what that may bring. However, along with it, for many of us, this clean slate can begin by carrying a little extra weight. The accompanying guilt from last year's indulgence doesn’t help. Unfortunately, this is often the case with our [...]

Thanksgiving Hazards – Keep Away From Your Pets

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. However, several of our favorite holiday treats can be toxic and even life-threatening, if ingested by cats or dogs. Keep the following trimmings away from your pets: Rich, fatty foods (turkey skins, gravy, etc.,) can contribute to pancreatitis. Inflammation [...]

Outsmarting Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitos

Summer has ended and we’re in the full fall swing. And while some animals prepare to head into hibernation this time of year, unfortunately many parasites do not. As much as we’d like to think we can enjoy winter without bugs, these hardy critters require our pets to have year ‘round protection. Fleas and ticks [...]