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Tips & Tricks

Jennifer Coates, DVM
May 05, 2020

One of the best ways to keep dogs healthy is to feed them the right amount of a high-quality dog food.Feeding your dog too much or not enough can have certain health consequences. Here’s why it matters and what you can do to determine how much to feed your dog. Why the Right Dog Food Amount Matters If you feed your dog too little, they can suffer from nutritional deficiencies. However, If you feed your dog too much, it will eventually… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Aug 23, 2019

You only left the kitchen for a minute, but when you return, it’s already too late. The roasted chicken you just pulled out of the oven is gone. The only potential culprit is sitting on the floor, panting, wagging his tail and looking quite pleased with himself—as if the cat is clearly to blame. You panic when you realize that your dog has eaten the chicken bones, too. Do you rush him to the vet immediately? Here’s what you need to do and… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Sep 29, 2017

By Jennifer Coates, DVM What do you do when you find diarrhea in the litter box…or worse yet, when your cat doesn’t quite make it to the litter box? An immediate call to the veterinarian might be in order, but sometimes you might want to try some home treatment first. Here’s how to respond when your cat develops diarrhea. When Does Cat Diarrhea Need Veterinary Attention? Assess the severity of your cat’s diarrhea and his overall condition… Read More