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Does Your Cat Have a Cold?

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Did you know that our feline friends can get their own version of colds or flus? In many cases, cats just feel a bit stuffy and tired for a few days, and then recover on their own. However, kitty colds can develop into upper respiratory infections, or URIs. These can be extremely dangerous! Senior cats … Read More »

Can My Pets Be Allergic to Each Other?

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As you probably know, your dog or cat can be allergic to many things. Dust, dirt, fleas, mold, pollen, ingredients in their food, certain materials like rubber or plastic… the list goes on and on. But can dogs and cats themselves can be allergic to each other? And if they are, what do you do … Read More »

Caring for a Dog With Arthritis

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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

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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 »

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