Category Archives: Responsible Pet Ownership

Medical Mythbusters: Feline Edition

The Cat Myth Busters poster

June is Adopt a Cat Month, and I hope lots of cats will be getting fur-ever homes this month. In honor of our paw-some feline friends, I have devoted all blogposts this month to feline topics. In 2019, I was lucky enough to be invited to Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp as a speaker. Unfortunately, Cat

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Grooming Your Pet During the Pandemic

A woman bathes a golden retriever in a bath tub

During the Animal Medical Center’s Facebook Live and Zoom sessions, grooming has been a common question from our audience. Since many groomers are closed, DIY grooming has become the norm. Home grooming has resulted in some pet injuries and AMC’s emergency room has had to patch up a few pets after grooming mishaps. Here are

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Keeping Your Pet Healthy While You Self-Quarantine

A dog looks out a window

During this trying time, most families are focused on the health of human family members and are taking precautions to avoid infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The family pet’s healthcare should not take the backseat when working from home and home schooling. Here are my tips to keep your pets healthy while you self-quarantine. Weigh

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Poison Prevention Week 2020: What to Do to Protect your Pet

Two veterinary professionals examine a dog on an exam table

The third week of March is Poison Prevention Week. It’s held annually to raise awareness of poisonings with the hope that awareness will result in prevention. All family members, pets included are at risk for poisoning. This blog post will highlight some of the important facts you need to know about poisoning in pets and

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