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JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Feb 25,2019

How would you feel if you never brushed your teeth? Constantly having lots of plaque and an unpleasant taste in your mouth would probably be more than you could tolerate. Your wallet probably wouldn't feel so good either after having to pay a hefty dentist bill to get your oral health back in… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
Jan 18,2019

Socialization is when your puppy learns how to interact with other creatures in his environment and determines whether the world is a safe and happy place or not. To avoid behavioral problems, a puppy needs to have lots of positive interactions with dogs and people during the critical socialization… Read More

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Jan 18,2019

Many of us can remember our parents telling us that we should brush our teeth twice a day and go to the dentist. We probably didn’t know it as little kids, but taking care of our oral health was an important part of taking care of our overall health. Just like people, dogs and cats need to have… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Jan 14,2019

Everyone has behavioral quirks, and sometimes it appears that our cats have them, too. Do you find it unusual that you buy expensive cat toysand your cat would rather play with a simple hair tie? Cats may be mysterious creatures, but there’s usually a reason behind their behaviors or an explanation… Read More

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Dec 18,2018

Fish oils are nutritional supplements with many reported health benefits. For people, fish oils can help reduce the risk of heart attacks, manage high blood pressure and relieve arthritis pain. With such health benefits for people, you may ask, what are the benefits of fish oil for dogs and cats?… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
Dec 18,2018

People may think that you can give kittens a saucer of milk, but is cow milk actually healthy for kittens? What about soy milk, goat milk or almond milk? Are those healthy choices to feed kittens if they are orphaned from their mother? Can Kittens Drink Milk? The short answer: The only milk that is… Read More

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM
Dec 06,2018

A cat uses its nails for many different activities, including scratching, climbing and marking territory. Interestingly, cat nails are retractable, staying hidden until a cat needs to use them. Cat nails also grow continually. Outdoor cats keep their nails short by climbing and scratching on trees… Read More