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How Long are Cats Pregnant?

How Long are Cats Pregnant? Whether you’re a cat breeder or owner, if you have a female cat that is not spayed, it’s possible that you may experience cat pregnancy at some point. There’s much to consider during the gestation period of your cat, here we...

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10 of our Favorite Breeds of Small Dogs

10 of our Favorite Breeds of Small Dogs Dogs come in many shapes and sizes. Did you know that there are approximately 91 different breeds of small dogs in the world today? There are many reasons to own a small breed. Research suggests that breeds of small...

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What are Siamese Cats?

What are Siamese Cats? Delightful and charming, cute and clever, the Siamese cats are much-loved with a popular following. They are instantly recognizable with their sparkling blue eyes, characterized by their darker points on their head, tail and legs. If...

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9 Signs Your Dog is Sick

9 Signs Your Dog is Sick We all have off days, but when you’re able to talk it’s easy to explain your alignments and seek help. However, it’s less easy for dogs to communicate their feelings especially when they are unwell. It's important to understand...

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Health Concerns to Watch for With Your Bengal Cat

Health Concerns to Watch for With Your Bengal Cat With its distinctive spotted coat, slender appearance and knowing glance, the Bengal cat has an exotic look with an unmistakable appearance and loud voice. Bengal Cats: Brief History In order to understand...

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What Are African Grey Parrots?

What Are African Grey Parrots? One of the most distinctive breeds of parrot is the African Grey. This gallant bird is known for its stand-out smoky grey tinted feathers that give it such an unusual appearance, and of course, it's chatty persona. African...

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Protecting Your Pets During the Hectic Holiday Season

Protecting Your Pets During the Hectic Holiday Season By Dr. Bruce Little The Holiday Season is upon us! There are some cautions that must be put in place to protect the family pets from illness and accidents during these hectic times. People are busy shopping, making...

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Holidays With Pets: Important Safety Tips

Holidays With Pets: Important Safety Tips It's that time of year, when there’s plenty of festive spirit to go around, but unfortunately for your pets, the holidays can be dangerous for pets! What you may see as a harmless item of food or decoration could spell major...

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12 Photos Of Maine Coon Kittens That Will Make Your Day

12 Photos Of Maine Coon Kittens That Will Make Your Day 1) What about this one that's basically a tiny lion! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Татьяна Расторгуева (@catsvill_county) on Nov 19, 2018 at 12:07pm PST 2) Or these curious lil bubs...

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Medical Marijuana and Pets

Medical Marijuana and Pets By Dr. Bruce Little Much has been written and discussed over the past two years about marijuana and other plant derived products regarding the use of these products in pets.  Since January 2017, records indicate that as many as...

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Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats

Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats By Dr. Bruce Little There has been much studied and written by researchers and clinical veterinary practitioners regarding the issue of pain in these pet family members. So much so that organizations such as the American...

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12 Cats That Look Like Croissants

12 Cats That Look Like Croissants 1) Imagine you're just minding your own business and then you see this! You're like "oh! what a tasty croissant!" View this post on Instagram A post shared by October Person (@octoberx6) on Sep 13, 2018 at 4:12pm PDT 2) ...

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Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Why Do Cats Like Catnip? For a special occasion to celebrate your cat, or even as an everyday treat, you know just the thing: catnip. For centuries, humans found – and continue to find – pleasure in this mint-smelling plant and the way felines react to it....

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Why Do Dogs Curl When They Sleep?

Why Do Dogs Curl When They Sleep? Dogs sleep in all kinds of positions: On their stomachs, on their backs, sprawled out, or curled up. Puppies especially seem to sleep in positions that make them look as if they've collapsed in the middle of something,...

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11 Fierce Photos of Maine Coon Cats

11 Photos of Maine Coon Cats That Prove They're the Fierce Rulers of the Cat World Maine Coons are known as “gentle giants” or the “dogs of the cat world” because of their playful personalities and large size. They’re a favorite of the Veterinarians.com...

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Most Common Types of Cancers in Dogs

Most Common Types of Cancers in Dogs One of the most painful and scary words a veterinarian can use when talking about your pet is cancer. The specter of cancer can cast a fearful shadow over the lives of you and your pet. You'll be concerned about...

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What are Savannah Cats?

What are Savannah Cats? There’s something unmistakably striking about the Savannah cat. Descended from African wild cats and crossed with domestic cats, these exotic hybrids are graceful, captivating and leave you wanting to know more. There’s much more to...

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Safety for Cats and Dogs at Thanksgiving

Safety for Cats and Dogs at Thanksgiving By Dr. Bruce Little Thanksgiving is the time of year when families and friends get together to express their gratitude and celebrate their blessings. One thing to definitely be thankful for is the presence of our...

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10 Things to Watch out for with Your Maine Coon Cat

10 Things to Watch out for with Your Maine Coon Cat The Maine Coon cat is a native cat from Maine and one of the oldest known natural cat breeds in North America. Because of their massive, long-haired and water-resistant coat, they adapt well to cold...

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Cancer in Dogs and Cats

Cancer in Dogs and Cats By Dr. Bruce Little Although cancer in pets differs very little from cancer in humans, it remains a complex, misunderstood, and disheartening tragedy when our four-legged family members are diagnosed with some form of the dreaded...

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What You Need to Know About Dogs With Anxiety

What You Need to Know About Dogs With Anxiety Dogs suffer from anxiety just like people do. Any dog breed is susceptible to anxiety and, if left untreated, it can lead to serious behavioral problems. There are three basic reasons that dogs become anxious:...

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National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day is observed every year on November 7th. This day helps to generate awareness about canine lymphoma, and nudge every pet parent to check their dogs regularly. According to the...

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Pet Spotlight for Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Pet Spotlight for Adopt a Senior Pet Month November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Studies have shown that older pets have a hard time being adopted than their younger counterparts. However, there are benefits to adopting an older pet, including that they're...

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How to Spot and Treat Ear Mites in Dogs and Cats

How to Spot and Treat Ear Mites in Dogs and Cats By Dr Bruce Little Otodectes cynotis, more commonly called ear mites, have been found in dogs, cats, foxes and ferrets worldwide. Ear mites are common in young dogs and cats, and generally confine themselves...

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Which Cats are Hypoallergenic?

Which Cats are Hypoallergenic? Are Sphynx Cats Hypoallergenic? Read on. Most people think their allergic reactions to cats come from the animals’ fur. In reality, the source of the allergy originates in the saliva of the cat. When cats grooms themselves,...

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Cat Sounds: What Do They Mean?

Cat Sounds: What Do They Mean? Every cat owner knows that cats are good at vocalizing their needs. Some cats talk more than others, but you know your cat wants something when he starts meowing. He might want to go outside, or maybe he is hungry. But beyond...

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5 Signs Your Cat is Sick

5 Signs Your Cat is Sick Some cats seem almost smart enough to talk – in fact, many of them have no problem vocalizing their needs. But cats in pain tend to do the opposite. They may grow quiet and reclusive. Therefore, it's a good idea for you to know...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips By Dr. Bruce Little Halloween is almost here! While Halloween is a joyous and thrilling time of year for us, it can create a lot of stress and anxiety for our pets. The constant doorbell ringing and strangely dressed people, with lots...

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How do I Find Veterinarians Near Me?

If you have a pet (or several) you’ve likely asked yourself, how do I find veterinarians near me? If you’re about to search for “local vets in my area,” rest assured that we have done the work for you, and all you have to do is call.

Kidney Failure in Cats

Read this article to learn about kidney disease and kidney failure in cats. Know the signs of kidney failure in cats and call a veterinarian if you have any concerns.

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