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Addison’s Disease

Addison's disease is an endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands, located near the kidneys, fail to produce enough of certain essential hormones. This disease is relatively uncommon in dogs (approximately one case per 3000 dogs) and is very rare in cats. The common symptoms of Addison's disease are lethargy, occasional… Read More


Pets get anxious, too Does your pet cower in fear during thunderstorms or hate to be alone? Anxiety isn't just a human problem—it can affect animals too. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to decrease your pet's anxiety. Anxiety Triggers Identifying your pet's triggers can help you… Read More

Basic Dog Training

Although there are various techniques used to train dogs, the basics of any training regime are consistency and plenty of exercise. Discipline and affection are also key to a well-trained dog. Dogs need a leader, and if it’s not the owner, then they’re happy to take the role. Consistency No… Read More

Litter Box Problems

One of the most common complaints that cat owners make is that a cat will not use its litter box properly. Usually, it is a problem with the cat urinating outside the box, but occasionally a cat will defecate outside the box, or may decline to use their litter box… Read More

Potty Training

Potty training your dog can be easy or difficult...the difference is in how much time and dedication you are willing to put into training. Follow these simple tips to get your puppy on the right path to accident-free living. Set a schedule: Decide on a schedule and stick to it.… Read More


Cats scratch in their environment due to their natural instincts, and there are ways these instincts can be trained so they don't result in destruction of your furniture. Click on the brochure below to learn more about why cats scratch, best practices to help this behavior, important tips to keep… Read More


Stress isn't just a problem for humans, your pet can experience stress and its negative side effects too. Illness, changes in the usual routine, or the death of another pet can lead to an increase in your pet's stress levels. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to… Read More

Congestive Heart Failure

What is Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)? Congestive heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to adequately pump blood throughout the body. When this occurs, blood backs up into the lungs and fluid accumulates in the body’s cavities. This further constricts both the heart and lungs and prevents sufficient oxygen… Read More

Cushing’s Disease

Cushing’s disease (CD) is also known as hyperadrenocorticism. Cortisol is the stress hormone associated with the fight or flight response, and is controlled by the adrenal cortex, which is located on the outer layer of the adrenal glands. These glands produce hormones to help the body perform essential functions.  The… Read More

Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes in cats, also known as feline diabetes mellitus, is an increasingly common disease affecting 1 out of every 400 cats. Obesity is the leading risk factor for diabetes. "Overweight or obese cats are two to four times more likely to develop diabetes than cats with a healthy body weight,"… Read More

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