Author Archives: Dr. Donna Spector

PETS AND FIREWORKS: HANDLING PET ANXIETY ON THE 4TH OF JULY

Here’s an article we think is worth re-posting! It is not uncommon for pets to experience anxiety or fear during the firework celebrations on July 4th. Here are some tips before the fireworks begin: 1. Make sure your pet is … Continue reading

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DR. DONNA SPECTOR: COCOA MULCH TOXICITY

As spring and summer approach, many people begin tending to their lawns and gardens. Many will consider using cocoa bean mulch as a natural, chemical-free fertilizer. This mulch is made from the shells of spent cocoa beans used in chocolate … Continue reading

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TOP 10 GREEN PET TIPS FOR EARTH DAY

Try recycled toys. There are now many toys and bedding made from recycled materials or sustainable fibers to help lessen your pet’s carbon pawprint! You can even try making toys out of old socks and rope and beds out of … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: 2 YEAR OLD INDOOR CAT

Question: I have a question about my 2 year old indoor cat. He has a hairball caused by an earlier skin problem when he licked a couple of places on his lower back. I have been giving him hair ball … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: HIGH LEVEL OF CREATINE KINACE

Question: My furry friend had blood work and had High level of Creatine Kinace 252 reference range was from10-200 U/L. She easts dry salmon spot stew dog food. She also has a heart murmur. Is Halo pet food safe for … Continue reading

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