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Cat Health

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Cat Obesity: A Growing Epidemic

Recent studies have shown a dramatic rise in cat obesity.  This troubling trend presents serious health issues for our feline friends. Luckily for ...

admin 25 Oct 2017
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The Plague and Cats

Remember the bubonic plague? Fortunately, you weren’t around to witness it personally, but it has been well documented in history books. Some histo...

admin 28 Sep 2017
Cats and Grass: A Love Affair

Many cat owners think, “My cat eats grass. Is that OK?” If you’ve witnessed your cat noshing on an outdoor salad, you might ha...

PetPlace Staff - Staff at PetPlace 30 Aug 2017
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Dog Health

My dog just had a seizure for the first ti...

Our question this week was: Dr. Debra – Our 13-year-old male Chihuahua had an episode today. This has never taken place before to our knowled...

admin 31 Oct 2017
Puppy Immunizations: A Guide For Birth Thr...

Getting a puppy comes with a ton of excitement, responsibilities, and for a lot of puppy owners, questions. How much food does a puppy need? How mu...

admin 29 Oct 2017
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Temperature and Your Dog

Most people know that leaving a dog unattended in a car is very unsafe, but those same pet owners might not understand the danger that indoor and o...

admin 21 Oct 2017

Small Pet Health

When Your Fish Can’t Swim

Does your pet fish have trouble swimming? If your fish floats on the surface or has a difficult time rising from the bottom, he has a buoyancy prob...

admin 29 Sep 2017
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My Fish Gave Birth! Now What?

If you have an aquarium, you might have to deal with newly hatched fish at some point. That’s right—you might be caught off guard whe...

PetPlace Staff - Staff at PetPlace 13 Jul 2017
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Turtles and Salmonella: Separating Fact fr...

We're getting blunt and honest about turtles and salmonella. When you were a child, you may have asked if you could get a pet turtle only to b...

PetPlace Staff - Staff at PetPlace 28 Jun 2017