Road Trip with your cat

Most dogs seem to love the car. We always think of dogs with their heads hanging out the window, ears flapping in the wind, just happy and carefree. This does not seem to be the case with our feline friends.  I have taken many trips across Canada with my two kitties in tow. Recently having finished a 26-hour road trip with my two domestic short-haired friends. I wanted to share some tips with you; to make your travels with your feline companions as stress-free as can be.   Proper Carrier/Enclosure An absolute necessity for traveling is an enclosure that is safe, and
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Senior Pets and Changes to Watch For

Aging and becoming a senior is a part of life. It is inevitable. Sometimes we and our pets are in our golden years, sometimes aging reveals the loss of the quality and functions we appreciated when we were younger. Age is easy to state by date of birth but aging is very hard to understand because of all the influences that factor into the effects: genetics and breed size, sex (if intact), trauma, environment, nutrition, disease of organs related to degeneration, immunological or neoplastic causes, and behaviour. When is my pet considered senior? cats: 10 yrs of age small dogs: 10 years
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Spring Tips and Potential Hazards

While illness and injury can happen all year round, some problems are more prevalent seasonally. Below are a few items to keep in mind as we enter spring.   Spring (Dental) Cleaning Periodontal disease is the most common disorder that affects cats and dogs. Dental disease can cause much more than just bad breath for your pet; it can cause tooth and gum loss and also lead to heart disease. In case you missed National Pet Dental Health Month, learning more about your pet’s mouth and teeth is important all year round. Speak to one of our staff members today.
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