Category Archives: Pet Health

Dieting on the Buddy System- Losing Weight with Your Dog

You know how much better it is to embark on a project with a friend? Especially a task that isn’t so much fun – like cleaning out your basement…or going on a diet?! I had a light bulb moment when … Continue reading

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Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Hang on! Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for … Continue reading

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Are Labs Fatter than Other Dogs?

Are you one of those lucky people who shares his life with a loving Labrador Retriever – but you lament the chubbiness of your Lab because you know how unhealthy it is for a dog to gain weight? Have you … Continue reading

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Ask The Vet: Vetsulin for Diabetic Cat

Question: Hi! Our cat Scooter has been taking novolin for about 6 months. His numbers vary quite a bit even though we feed him at same time and give him his insulin at the same time. They range from 80 … Continue reading

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Tracie’s 5 Tips for Feeding Your Dog Right

1. Feed dogs smaller meals twice a day. While once-per-day feedings might be more convenient for your schedule, most dogs do best (emotionally and physically!) if they don’t have to go 23 hours on an empty stomach (how would you … Continue reading

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