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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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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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Mutt Day

December 01, 2023

December 2nd is Mutt Day! Is your canine companion a mixed breed? Dogs come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and there’s no end to the possible combinations of different breeds. While we certainly love our purebred patients, we’re also happy to put those lovable mutts in the spotlight for this special occasion. A Roanoke, VA vet discusses mutts in this article. Mutts, Mongrels, And Mixes In case you were wondering, there is technically no … Read More »

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Senior Pet Health Month

November 15, 2023

November is an important month for many of our patients: it’s Senior Pet Health Month! Thanks to advances in veterinary care and better home care, Fluffy and Fido are now living longer than ever. However, they will need a lot of TLC and careful monitoring once they reach their golden years. A Roanoke, VA vet offers some advice on senior pet health in this article. Do Breed Specific Research Some medical conditions are just common … Read More »

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Playing With Senior Pets

November 01, 2023

Dogs and cats are very playful, which is one reason they’re so much fun. As Fido and Fluffy grow older, they’ll still have those frisky moments, and they’ll enjoy and benefit from unleashing their inner puppy and kitten. However, you’ll need to consider your four-legged pal’s age during playtime. A local Roanoke, VA vet lists some tips for playing with older pets below. Opt For Mental Stimulation Senior pets don’t need as much physical activity … Read More »

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Helping Your Shelter Cat Settle In

June 01, 2023

June is a pretty important month for kitties: it’s Adopt A Shelter Cat Month! Getting Fluffy from a shelter isn’t just a purrfect way to adopt your new kitty, it’s also something you can do to promote good animal welfare. Getting adopted is a big deal for our feline pals, though, so you’ll want to make sure to get your new buddy started out on the right paw in her new life. A Troutville, VA … Read More »

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Anxiety In Cats

May 01, 2023

As much as we may like to joke about cats being aloof, that isn’t really the case. Fluffy is very emotional! Just like people, our furry friends can also suffer from anxiety. A Roanoke, VA vet offers some information about kitty anxiety below.   Causes  Pets can develop anxiety as a response to many different things. Past trauma is one option: this is common in kitties that were rescued from bad situations, and those who … Read More »

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