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Keeping Fluffy Out Of The Tree


The holidays have officially arrived! At this time of year, our feline friends are at their most mischievous. Actually, attacking Christmas trees is one of Fluffy’s favorite seasonal traditions. Read on as a local Coles County, IL vet offers some advice on keeping your playful pet out of your tree. Decorate Carefully Keep your frisky … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Cat Care

Caring for a Dog With Arthritis


Do you know or suspect that your dog has arthritis? This painful condition is very common in older dogs. In fact, as many as 65% of pooches over age seven are afflicted. Although there’s no cure for arthritis, there are treatments available. There are also some things you can do at home to make your … Read More »

Common Cat Care Mistakes


There are many things to love about cats. Fluffy is cute, cuddly, hilarious, and clean. She’s also easy to care for. However, our feline friends aren’t quite as independent as they want us to think. Kitties need TLC to stay healthy, happy, and purring! In this article, a Mattoon, IL vet lists some common cat … Read More »

Your Child’s First Pet


Is your child begging for a pet? These can be tricky waters to navigate. Our animal companions can be very beneficial to children. They can teach youngsters about friendship, empathy, and loyalty. Plus, they make great playmates and cuddle buddies! However, there are some things to consider. A Coles County, IL vet offers some insight … Read More »

Posted In Adoptions, General Care

Tips For Choosing Bird Perches


Birds are very charming animal companions, and they certainly have some ‘raven’ fans. One thing that is very important to Polly’s health and well-being is making sure that she has good perches. A Mattoon, IL vet discusses perches in this article. Size Choosing the right size perches is very important! Your cute pet could injure … Read More »

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