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Beware of Summertime Pests

July 15, 2018
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An important part of keeping your pet safe in the warmer months is pest prevention—summer is prime-time for infections and infestations caused by parasites and other unsightly critters! Is your pet ready to face the challenge? Read on to learn more about summertime pests and how to help your pet avoid the danger. Fleas Fleas are one of the most common pet pests this time of year. A flea infestation can be time-consuming and troublesome … Read More »

Summertime Pet Care Tips

June 15, 2018
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As the weather heats up, many of us will cool off on hot days by going for a swim or, perhaps, enjoying a cold treat. Pets can also get miserably hot on sweltering days! Read on for some great summer pet care tips from a local vet. Water First things first: make sure that your furry buddy always has plenty of fresh, clean water. We also recommend washing your pet’s bowl every day, to make … Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Pet Owners

June 01, 2018
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It’s no fun to think about a disaster situation affecting you, your family, or your pets, and we certainly hope that you never have to face one. With that being said, your best course of action in the event of an emergency is to be prepared ahead of time! Below, learn about some tips on disaster preparedness that can help your pet stay safe. Identify Your Pet Geological events, wildfires, severe storms, chemical accidents or … Read More »

Why Your Cat is Ignoring Her Litterbox

February 15, 2018
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Has your cat seemingly given up on her litterbox? Noticing more and more accidents outside of Fluffy’s bathroom? There are many reasons why a cat may decide to ignore her box. Here, your Floyds Knob, IN veterinarian helps you get to the bottom of your pet’s bathroom problem. Cleanliness Just like you, your cat isn’t fond of doing her business in a dirty bathroom. If you don’t clean your cat’s box enough, she may decide … Read More »

Dental Health Tips for Your Canine Companion

February 01, 2018
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Dental health is an important part of your dog’s care regimen—in fact, dental problems are some of the most common health issues that veterinarians see in dogs. Keep your canine companion’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape with these tips from a Georgetown, IN veterinarian: Home Mouth Exams Once a week or so, sit down with your dog to give the mouth a quick check-up at home. Gently peel back Fido’s lips to check out … Read More »

Winter Care for Dogs

December 01, 2017
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Winter is approaching fast! As the weather changes, you may need to make a few adjustments to your dog’s care routine, in order to keep Fido happy and healthy. Winter can be very dangerous for our canine pals! Here, a Georgetown, IN vet discusses winter care for dogs. Food Some of our furry friends need to eat a little more in cold weather. If your canine companion is a working dog, puppy, nursing mama, or … Read More »

Maintaining Your Pet’s Wellness

October 01, 2017
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What do veterinarians and veterinary professionals mean when they use the term “wellness?” In essence, wellness means maintaining your pet’s health over time, rather than dealing with a problem after it has already manifested. This approach to your pet’s health is not only more cost-effective, it’s much simpler and less stress-inducing. Learn about the specifics of maintaining your pet’s wellness below: Veterinary Visits A major part of maintaining wellness is bringing your pet to see … Read More »

Tips for Saving on Pet Care

September 01, 2017
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Wouldn’t we all like to save a little money now and again when it comes to pet care? The trick is doing this without slighting your animal companion’s health and wellness! Here, your Georgetown, IN veterinarian offers a few tips. Adopt, Don’t Shop Saving money when it comes to pets can happen before you even own one—instead of purchasing a pet from a pet store or breeder, consider adopting one from a shelter. The cost … Read More »

Vaccines for Your Puppy

August 15, 2017
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August is Immunization Awareness Month. If you’ve recently adopted a puppy or plan on adding one to your home soon, vaccines will be an essential step toward a lifetime of great health! Below, your Georgetown, IN veterinarian goes over the basics that you need to know. What Vaccinations Do Puppies Need? All puppies will need what are known as the core vaccines; these are given to all pups because of the dangerous and/or contagious types … Read More »

Tips on Finding a Lost Cat

July 15, 2017
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It’s a scenario none of us want to imagine—your beloved feline friend escapes out the front door or manages to slink out the back while no one’s looking. What do you do when you discover that your cat is lost? Here are a few tips for helping to increase the odds that your pet is returned quickly and safely: In the Yard If you know that your indoor cat has escaped into your yard or … Read More »

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