Pet Emergency Preparation
Disaster Preparations for Pets.

Between earthquakes, fires, hurricanes and now coronavirus (covid-19) with no signs of slowing down, its time to start thinking about being prepared for such events when it comes to your pet and their health and safety. Creating a plan before an emergency happens will help keep you and your pets safe! Keep a Go Bag […]

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Should My Pet Get Tested for Coronavirus?

Pets can be tested, but because of the minimal risk, USDA, CDC, AVMA, and others are not recommending pets be tested for COVID-19 at this time. As of March 15, the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the College of Veterinary Medicine has the capability to test for the new COVID-19 in pets. The test request must […]

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I Have Coronavirus, How Do I Protect My Pet?

The American Veterinary Medical Association and the CDC recommend that anyone sick with COVID-19 should maintain separation from household pets and other animals while you are sick with COVID-19, just like you would with people. Although there have been minimal reports of pets becoming sick with COVID-19 in the United States, it is still recommended that people sick with […]

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Horses and Coronavirus
Can Dogs and Cats Get Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Can my pet get the COVID-19 virus? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) mostly spreads from person to person, however it can also spread between people and animals. COVID-19 is a type of coronavirus. Some cause cold-like illnesses in people, and others cause illness in animals, such as bats. While the specific source of origin isn’t 100% known, the […]

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The Top Essential Cat Care Supplies

Here are the best cat supplies you’ll need if you have a new feline member of the family. Cat Food When choosing food for your furry friend, keep in mind your cat’s life stage, growth, adult, senior or geriatric, when narrowing down the possibilities, and decide if you want to go with dry cat food […]

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What’s the best litter for your cat?

Most people select certain litter types for the following reasons…  “I like this brand because it smells good,” or “I like this brand because it clumps well,” or “I like this brand because it doesn’t track as much.”  These are all fine answers to the question what do YOU like about your cat’s litter.  But […]

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Reason to NOT toilet train your cat
Top 5 Reasons to NOT Toilet Train Your Cat.

My first piece of advice when it comes to cats, toilets and litter boxes: Step 1:  Buy a litterbox and litterStep 2:  Let your cat use the litterboxStep 3:  Scoop the litterbox daily Cleaning the litterbox is not the most fun part about living with cats.  But consider this:  toilets were made for humans.  Humans […]

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Cat Scratching Itching
Why is My Cat Always Scratching?

You’re probably wondering why your cat is always scratching itself… its definitely frustrating for both pet owners, veterinarians, and of course your cat! The signs most often noticed by owners are itching, excessive grooming, hair loss, and scabs. There are many causes for skin problems like these, and it is often difficult to tell them […]

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Cats Make the Best Pets
Top 5 Reasons to Adopt a Cat.

If you’ve been lonely or feel like something is missing from your life, maybe its time to look no further than a new special friend… perhaps that someone is an adorable bundle of purring fur. #5 They Smell Good, No Bathing Needed Not only do they smell good, but there’s no need to bathe them […]

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is your cat in pain?
Recognizing Pain in Cats.

Pain it isn’t always obvious to others when you’re experiencing it. Unless it’s a broken leg twisted at a 90-degree angle or a big bruise on your arm, pain is a condition with no obvious external manifestations. Sure, some people are good at going around making sure everyone knows they’ve stubbed a toe or pulled […]

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