It is Shedding Season! How much is too much?

It is that time of the year. Animals are shedding everywhere!  Dogs naturally lose old or damaged hair by shedding. Although shedding is a normal process for dogs, the amount and frequency of hair that is shed often depends upon their health and breed type. It can also depend on the season-many dogs develop thick coats in the winter that are then shed in the spring. Dogs who are […]

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How to Introduce a New Kitten to Your Home

Getting a new kitten is an exciting time. You may have been anticipating getting a kitten for some time or you might have not even known a kitten was about to join your household. But regardless of the circumstances of the arrival, the first month with your new kitten is a month of changes, and there are things you can do to make these changes […]

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Understanding Hot Spots

Understanding Hot Spots It often starts with an itch!  An irritation that has to be nibbled at and licked until, before you know it, that itchy spot has turned into an oozing, red, painful patch of bare skin. Quick to develop, hot spots are a nuisance! Acute Moist Dermatitis, commonly referred to as a hot spot, is a localized skin infection that can occur anywhere […]

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