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  • Are You Overfeeding Your Dog or Cat?

    Aug 03 2015

    We are seeing an increase in the number of obese dogs and cats. Unfortunately, obesity can greatly impact your pet’s life span as well as contribute to many diseases such…

  • It’s Buggy Out There!

    Jul 15 2015

    The mosquitoes seem to be really awful this year! Unfortunately, this also means we are likely to have more heartworm positive dogs next year. Please remember to keep your dogs…

  • NEW HOURS!

    Jul 08 2015

    We will now be extending our appointment hours on TUESDAYS! We will have evening appointments available with Dr. Cole until 7 pm and the office will be remain open until…

  • Caution! Some new brands of peanut butter may harm your pet!

    Jul 01 2015

    We know some of you love to spoil your pets and slip the dog a little peanut butter while making a good ol’ PB & J, but please be careful!…

  • Is Your Dog at Risk for Leptospirosis?

    May 20 2015

    Courtesy of AVMA – website Leptospirosis Leptospirosis is a disease caused by infection with Leptospira bacteria. These bacteria can be found worldwide in soil and water. There are many strains…

  • **Lousiville Zoo Acupuncture Update**!

    May 19 2015

      As many of you may remember, our own Dr. McManus has been performing acupuncture on a variety of critters at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky. Here are some updates!…

  • What a Pain in the Bladder: Bladder Stones

    Apr 27 2015

    This massive half-pound stone was removed from the urinary bladder of a 19 pound dog! Bladder stones can form due to excess levels of certain minerals in the diet coupled…

  • Dog Flu & What You Need to Know

    Apr 20 2015

    Despite all the recent press, canine influenza (dog flu) is not a new disease. We know from prior outbreaks that a lot of dogs are exposed, a few get sick…

  • My Recommendation for Choosing a Pet Food — by Dr. McManus

    Apr 13 2015

    My Recommendation for Choosing a Pet Food – by Dr. McManus To Select a 3 out of 5 star food: First, look at the ingredient list on the bag. –             …

  • Help! My Dog is Itchy!

    Apr 08 2015

    Proper nutrition with a balanced diet plays a very important role in your dog’s skin condition. There are many other reasons that your dog’s skin and coat may appear unhealthy,…