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Fluffy’s Plans For International Cat Day

August 01, 2022
Dark gray cat laying on its back

Did you know that there’s a special day coming up for Fluffy? The 8th is International Cat Day! Of course, if you tell your cat about this, she’ll probably just yawn and blink at you, then go back to her regularly scheduled naps. Then again, your furry friend may actually make an effort to celebrate her special day. A local San Antonio, TX vet lists a few of the things on your kitty’s agenda in … Read More »

Signs That Your Pet Is Overheating

July 15, 2022
Hairy gray dog nipping on grass

Summer is here! At this time of year, overheating is a big concern for those of us in the animal care industries. Fluffy and Fido are already wearing fur coats, and they can’t cool down by sweating. Pets can become dangerously hot in just a few minutes in scorching weather, so you’ll need to pay close attention to the potential warning signs. A local Roanoke, VA vet lists some of them below. Panting This is … Read More »

Kitten Care Mistakes

July 01, 2022
Pale-gray colored cat laying down on sand with woven brown hat

July 10th is Kitten Day! There are few things that bring as many smiles and joy into our lives as kittens. Fluffy is absolutely adorable as a baby. She’s also fragile, curious, and playful. That can be a dangerous mix! A Roanoke, VA vet lists some common kitten care mistakes below. Not Petproofing Little Fluffy didn’t get her reputation for mischief out of nowhere. As a rule of thumb, cats often beeline for things that … Read More »

Celebrating The Peruvian Hairless Dog

June 15, 2022
Blackish Peruvian hairless dog sitting on a grayish floor

Our canine pals come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They’re also sporting a variety of hairstyles. Of course, a few pooches have no fur at all. One of the most beloved bald dogs has to be the Peruvian Hairless Dog. Once kept by the Incas, this lovable pooch is now a cherished Peruvian icon. A local Roanoke, VA vet offers some information about this unique pup below. Temperament Dogs without fur tend to give … Read More »

Protecting Your Pet From Ticks

June 01, 2022
Pet tick with red back on a brownish surface

You’ve probably noticed that the tick population has increased dramatically in recent years. As the numbers of ticks have gone up, so have cases of the diseases they can spread. Many of these, such as Lyme, can affect both people and pets. Read on as a local Roanoke, VA vet offers some information on keeping your pet safe from ticks. Parasite Control The first thing you’ll want to do is make sure that your furry … Read More »

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7 Ways To Help Rescue Dogs

May 15, 2022
Black adult dog with pink ribbon on the neck inside a cage

May 20th is a pretty special day for our canine companions: it’s Rescue Dog Day. If you love animals, you probably have a soft spot for rescue dogs, as we do. There are still far too many rescue dogs out there who have been saved, but have not yet found their forever homes. Unfortunately, there are also plenty of pups who still need to be rescued. A Roanoke, VA vet lists some of the things … Read More »

Dogs And Toddlers

May 01, 2022
Brownish German Shepherd with a mommy and a toddle kid in the bed

rmaDo you have a toddler on your hands? They definitely don’t call them the terrible twos for nothing. This can be a very fun age for parents, but it can also be a little overwhelming. If you have a pet, you’ll also need to take some precautions to help ensure that the interactions between Fido and his tiny human go smoothly. A local Roanoke, VA vet offers some advice on this below. Supervise The number … Read More »

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Adopting A Shelter Dog

April 15, 2022
Black adult Doberman giving a high-five to a ladey

April 30th is Adopt A Shelter Pet Day! That’s one cause we are more than happy to support! Every year, as many as 3 million dogs enter American shelters. Sadly, many only have a very short time to find themselves forever homes. If you are considering adopting a shelter dog, you definitely have our support! A Roanoke, VA vet offers some advice on adopting Fido in this article. Choosing Fido It’s easy to fall in … Read More »

Fascinating Facts About Greyhounds

April 01, 2022
Cream-colored greyhound dog getting a back caress

April is Adopt A Greyhound Month! Greyhounds are wonderful dogs! They’re also very unique and interesting. A local Roanoke, VA vet goes over some things you may not have known about Fido in this article. A Pawsitive Verse There are written descriptions of Greyhounds that date all the way back to 1486, where their ideal appearance is described as being “headed like a snake and necked like a drake, backed like a beam, sided like … Read More »

Raising A Cuddly Kitten

March 15, 2022
White small kitten in a human hand with one black patch of hair on one eye

Cuddly Kitten Day is March 23rd! Kittens are ridiculously cute, so it’s almost instinctive to want to cuddle them. If your feline pal is still a baby, then it actually is quite important for you to cuddle her. This will help build and strengthen that special love and friendship between you, and can help her grow up to be polite and friendly. Here, a Roanoke, VA vet offers some advice on raising little Fluffy to … Read More »

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