Grooming a Senior Cat

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Is your feline pal entering—or already in—her golden years? Kitties have a way of becoming even sleepier (and somehow more adorable) as they age. However, senior pets often become quite stiff and sore. As Fluffy ages, she may have trouble … Read More »

Reasons Boarding is Better Than Petsitting

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Are you going to be leaving town soon? If so, your animal companion may be delighted to go with you. However, dogs can’t go everywhere with us. You may need to leave your furry best friend in the care of … Read More »

Hug Your Cat Day

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May 30th is International Hug Your Cat Day! It’s pretty cute to think of kitties all over the world enjoying extra snuggles. Our feline pals are very loving and affectionate, and definitely deserve lots of hugs! A Des Moines, IA … Read More »

Benefits of Taking Your Cat to the Groomer

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Cats are very clean, which is one reason they’re such great pets. Fluffy will diligently groom herself every day to keep that pretty fur soft and shiny. However, that doesn’t mean she can’t use a helping hand. In fact, taking … Read More »

Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

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April 11th is Dog Therapy Appreciation Day. This is one cause that we are happy to support! Our canine pals are truly wonderful companions, who do some very important work! A local Des Moines, IA vet discusses therapy dogs below. … Read More »

The Benefits of Antioxidants for Dogs

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You’ve definitely heard of antioxidants before. They’re found in many human foods and offer us many health benefits. The question is, do antioxidants offer those same benefits for our canine companions? The answer is yes—antioxidants are important for keeping your … Read More »

Understanding AKC Dog Groups

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The puparazzi are getting pretty excited. The Westminster Kennel Show starts February 10th! It’s always fun to see these pampered pooches strutting their stuff! As you may know, dog shows typically divide their furry contestants into breed groups. A veterinarian … Read More »