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Honoring Specially-Abled Pets

May 01, 2024

May 3rd is a significant day for a few of our adorable companions: it’s National Specially-Abled Pets Day. This memorable occasion honors the beloved pets that may not fit the traditional definition of perfection. Fido might have a leg missing, or Fluffy’s adorable ears might not work properly. However, this does not mean that they won’t be excellent companions. In fact, they might just be among the most amazing companions one could ask for! Continue … Read More »

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Pallas Cat Day

April 15, 2024

You’ve heard the saying that every dog has its day. Well, we think every kitty also deserves a special day. We’re putting one very cute and mysterious cat at center stage for this one. April 23rd is Pallas Cat Day! Read on as a local vet discusses this charming (and perhaps a bit grumpy) feline. What Is A Pallas Cat? Pallas cats are a rather elusive, beautiful species of wild cats. They have fluffy coats, … Read More »

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

April 01, 2024

Dog Bite Prevention Week always takes place during the second week of April. This is a pretty serious issue. Every year, roughly 4.5 people are bitten by dogs. While fortunately many of those bites do not cause serious injury, many do require medical treatment, and a small number result in severe injuries. A local veterinarian goes over some information about dog bites in this article. What Are The Statistics On Dog Bites? The figures on … Read More »

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Take A Walk In The Park Day: Tips From A Troutville, VA Veterinarian

March 15, 2024

Does your canine buddy enjoy going to parks? If so, mark your calendar: Take A Walk In The Park Day is on March 30th. Many of our four-legged buddies like coming to parks. This makes complete sense. After all, Fido is naturally energetic and curious. He also enjoys sniffing around new places, hanging out with his friends, and traveling with his favorite humans! However, there are a few factors to consider. Continue reading for tips … Read More »

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How Smart Are Our Canine Pals? 

March 01, 2024

Ever wonder about your dog’s intelligence? Some of our canine friends are very smart! The typical pooch can pick up more than 100 phrases and gestures. Some are capable of learning up to 250. As a matter of fact, Fido is about as intelligent as a two-year-old human toddler! Below, a local Troutville, VA veterinarian explores this intriguing subject.   How Do I Know If My Dog Is Intelligent?   Do you want to know … Read More »

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A Celebration of Dog Biscuits

February 15, 2024

Our canine companions are all unique in their own way, and they each have their own personalities and preferences. One most of them agree on, though, is that they love their treats! Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is officially February 23rd, but it’s an occasion Fido celebrates year long. Treats are not only a great way to get your pup’s tail wagging, they’re also very useful for training and bonding. In this article, a local Troutville, … Read More »

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Key Components Of Responsible Pet Ownership – Tips From A Roanoke Veterinarian

February 01, 2024

February is National Responsible Pet Ownership Month, and now is a great time to discuss exactly what this means. There are many aspects of being a responsible pet parent. Owning a pet is about much more than just keeping their food bowl full and giving them chin scratches. In this article, a local Roanoke, VA vet discusses some of the key elements of responsible pet ownership. Responsible Pet Ownership: What Is It? Just as it … Read More »

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Walking Your Cat

January 15, 2024

January is Walk Your Dog Month. It’s also Train Your Dog Month and Unchain A Dog Month. Why should Fido have all the fun? While many of our feline friends certainly want nothing to do with being walked on a leash, some cats actually quite enjoy it. A local Troutville, VA vet goes over some of the ins and outs of walking Fluffy in this article. Is It A Good Idea To Walk Your Cat? … Read More »

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2024 Resolutions For Cats

January 01, 2024

Happy New Year! As we turn our calendars forward to 2024, many people are thinking about the things they want to accomplish in the coming months. As it turns out, our furry friends have their own checklist for the year. In this article, a local Troutville, VA veterinarian discusses a few things Fluffy may want to accomplish in the next 12 months.   Sleep More   We may never know why cats are so tired. … Read More »

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How To Catproof Your Tree

December 15, 2023

Season’s Greetings! One of the many things we love about this time of year is seeing all of the beautiful decorations around town. We also love getting cards and photos from our clients. We never get tired of seeing adorable pictures of our furry patients! Fido and Fluffy always look super cute in front of the tree. Of course, we also get our fair share of photos of cats looking adorably proud of themselves after … Read More »

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