Pet Obesity

Pet Obesity

As much as we may not like to admit it, our animals can sometimes put on some extra pounds just like we tend to do during this holiday season. It can be pretty hard to resist those puppy dog eyes when they want a piece of your dinner or a little chunk of the Christmas...
My Cat’s Not Eating – Feline Inappetence

My Cat’s Not Eating – Feline Inappetence

There are many medical reasons for a cat to not want to eat. Some of these include chronic kidney disease, systemic infections, neoplasia, and severe dental disease. We encourage owners to be diligent and make sure your feline friend maintains it’s routine feeding...
Pancreatitis and Pork

Pancreatitis and Pork

Today I am going to talk to you about pancreatitis and why you as an owner should avoid feeding your pets pork and pork products. Pancreatitis in a very simple definition means the inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is an important organ responsible for...
Feline Urinary Obstruction

Feline Urinary Obstruction

You are taking it easy one night and watching TV-6 or maybe enjoying a nice dinner you prepared. While you are winding down for the evening, you hear your cat howling in the house. You head over to it’s litter box and notice that the cat seems to be straining in...
Blastomycosis in the Upper Peninsula

Blastomycosis in the Upper Peninsula

Blastomycosis is a fungal infection that is caused by a fungus called Blastomyces dermatitidis. The Upper Peninsula is a big area for these types of infections because this fungus likes to reside in moist, acidic, and rich soils with decomposing organic matter. Other...