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DIY Toys for Pocket Pets

April 01, 2020

Do you have a bunny, gerbil, hamster, or Guinea pig? These pint-sized pets—often called pocket pets—may be small in size, but they’re big on personality! One thing all of these adorable little furballs have in common is the fact that they have open-rooted teeth. Your pet will need to chew continuously to keep those tiny choppers from growing painfully long and causing problems. Here, a Downingtown, PA vet lists some great homemade toys you can … Read More »

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Signs That Your Cat is Ill

March 15, 2020

Cats are very mysterious little furballs. One thing that’s important to understand about kitties is the fact that they often try to hide signs of sickness. Therefore, it’s important to know what to look for. In this article, a Downingtown, PA vet lists some signs that your cat needs veterinary care right away. Poor Grooming Cats are very clean, and will groom themselves every day to keep their fur looking good. If Fluffy doesn’t feel … Read More »

Senior Dog Care

March 01, 2020

Have you noticed your dog slowing down lately? Is Fido more interested in naps than chasing squirrels? Fido’s senior years are a very special time. Older dogs often get super sweet and affectionate. They’ve also outgrown many bad habits, and just want to spend time with their humans, collecting belly rubs and ear scritches. However, your canine buddy will benefit from some extra TLC in his golden years. Read on as a Downingtown, PA vet offers … Read More »

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Pampering a Senior Cat

February 15, 2020

Is your kitty aged ten or older? If so, Fluffy is already a senior. Your furball will still be the same cute, lovable pet as always, but she will benefit from some extra TLC in her golden years. Read on as a local Downingtown, PA vet offers some tips on keeping a senior kitty purring. Comfy Beds Cats are usually pretty good at finding comfy spots to curl up in. That said, one of the … Read More »

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

February 01, 2020

February is Pet Dental Health Month. This topic definitely could use some more exposure! Dental issues are very common in our canine buddies, and can be extremely painful and dangerous. Unfortunately, many people overlook this aspect of dog care. We can help! Here, a Downingtown, PA vet lists some ways to keep your pup’s teeth healthy. Brushing Brushing is the best way to remove plaque and tartar from your dog’s teeth. This is just as … Read More »

Adopting a Rescued Bunny

January 15, 2020

Did you know that February is Adopt A Rescued Bunny Month? Of course, any time is a good time to give one of these adorable little furballs a good home. However, if you’ve been considering adopting a rabbit, this is a great time to do it! A local Downingtown, PA vet offers tips on adopting a rescued bunny in this article. Research Bunnies are very different from dogs and cats, so if you’ve never had … Read More »

Tips for Playing With Your Cat

January 01, 2020

Does your feline friend love pouncing on toys or batting at little balls? Fluffy is super cute when she is feeling playful. As it turns out, those adorable kitty shenanigans are really good for your pet. Playing helps kitties stay in shape physically. It also offers them beneficial mental stimulation. In fact, one of the best things you can do for your cat is to play with her regularly. While it’s important for your furball … Read More »

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Tips For Walking Your Dog In Winter

December 15, 2019

Does your canine buddy enjoy cold weather? If you have a snow dog, like a husky, the answer may very well be yes. However, if your pooch has thinner fur, he may not be very fond of snow and cold. Regardless of Fido’s opinion on the matter, he’ll still need to go outdoors this winter, both for sanitary purposes and for exercise. Read on as a local Downingtown, PA vet offers advice on walking your … Read More »

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Cattitude

December 01, 2019

Just like people, cats are all unique, and they all have their own purrsonalities. Some are friendly, some are very laid back, and some are, well, a bit grouchy. Fluffy is also known for having mood swings. Here, a Coatesville, PA vet discusses cattitude. Healthy Cats Are Happy Cats Although some kitties are just naturally grouchy, if your pet suddenly seems moodier or more aggressive than usual, health issues could be to blame. Have your … Read More »

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Guinea Pig Care Tips

November 15, 2019

Have you been looking for a pet that is small, easy to care for, and super cute? A Guinea pig may very well fit the bill! These little guys make adorable little pets. A Downingtown, PA vet discusses Guinea pig care below. Buddies Guinea pigs—or cavies, as they are sometimes called, are very sociable. They really should never be kept by themselves, as they get very lonely without friends. In fact, in Switzerland, it’s illegal … Read More »

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