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Dogs

Your Pet's First Visit

We are so excited to meet your dog or cat, puppy or kitten and would like to make their first visit as happy as possible. So let’s discuss what we can do together.

First, gather any records you may have for your pet, any medications your pet takes, and note exactly what foods and treats your pet routinely eats (a photo on your phone is great for this.) Bring as much of this as you can with you. Don’t worry if that is not possible, we will figure it out.

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Pet Lumps and Bumps: The Benefit of Early Detection

Oh No! My dog or cat has a lump or bump on his/her skin!!

If you find a lump or bump on your pet’s skin, try not to panic. The lump may be from infection (like a cat bite abscess) or a tumor. Tumors are then determined to be either cancer or not cancer.


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Separation Anxiety

Does your dog destroy things in the house, howl or cry, or soil the house when left alone? He probably suffers from separation anxiety. Despite what many owners think, he is not being spiteful or angry, he is truly terrified of being left without his key protector.

separation anxiety in dogsSo what is an owner to do?

First, bring your pet in to see us so we can make sure that the condition has not medical component.


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10 Christmas Gifts for Dogs

1. Fitbark: Like a Fitbit for your dog, it is small enough to fit on his collar and synchs with your phone to monitor his activity. It will motivate you to get up and take him for one more walk. Stella loves that!  christmas dog


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International Travel with your Pet

 

What do these dogs have in common?

All have traveled internationally their owners.

Maggie, the Great Dane, moved with her family to Ireland, Franklin, the Yorkie mix, went to live in London for a year with his owner, and Miley, a Rat Terrier mix, flew with her owner to Austria to compete in the European Open Agility Trials. Miley


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Why Does My Pet Have Fleas?

Living in southern Louisiana almost guarantees that you and your pet will have to deal with a flea problem if you are not on a good flea preventative program.  

South Louisiana is probably listed on the internet as one of the top ten places for fleas to live and raise families.                   Fleas

We are a flea paradise with our average temperature of 70 degrees and average humidity of 76 percent.


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