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Are we Spaying and Neutering too Early?

According to research from Animal Wellness Magazine, spay and neuter procedures are often done too early in life, and may cause health issues later on. Pet overpopulation is definitely an issue in the United States, but are we spaying and neutering too soon? “Conventional veterinary wisdom recommends that dogs be spayed or neutered between six and […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Feline Report Card

Cat’s don’t generally have wonderful breath, but what do you do when it’s unbearable? Animal Wellness Magazine comes to the rescue again with these excellent tips on feline dental care. Periodontal disease can be the culprit when it comes to bad pet breath. Ann Brightman notes that, “bad breath is one of the main signs […]

Dentistry Without the Anesthesia

Animal Wellness Magazine recently shared a great article on anesthesia-free dentistry for pets noting the option as one to consider, but to be certain to find a well-trained professional to handle the procedure Because dental disease is the number one issue in dogs, it’s pertinent that pet owners schedule regular veterinary cleanings  to maintain canine […]

FREE Dental Xrays from Mariposa Veterinary Wellness Center

During the month of February, Mariposa is offering free dental xrays (a value of up to $115!), and free application of Ora-Vet, a plaque prevention gel, with the purchase of an Ora-Vet take-home kit.  Anesthesia is necessary for a dental cleaning and oral health assessment. In order to receive free dental xrays, the pet must […]

Dental Health and Raw Bones

Just in time for Pet Dental Health Month, the Integrative Veterinary Care Journal shared an article on raw bone safety.  Jodie Gruenstern, DVM, CVA says, “The major purpose of feeding raw bones is to clean the teeth. This can only be accomplished if the pet chews the bone. Gulping is not beneficial…A variety of bone […]

Video: Lotus Models our Winter Weather Gear

Inclement weather arrives again – but your pet doesn’t have to suffer! Have you stopped in lately to check out all of our winter weather gear? Everything from sweaters to booties and in between! Yes, we said booties – Muttluks, to be precise. Proudly designed and made in Canada since 1994, Muttluks are not just fancy […]

$2 Off 1 lb. Nature’s Kitchen Tubs!

February Special! Take $2 off every 1 lb. tub. Mix and match.  NO LIMIT. All the benefits of a raw diet, in a lightly-cooked food. Easy to serve, Nature’s Kitchen contains over 80% fresh meat in every recipe. All meats are human grade and certified USDA Grade-A, making them the best proteins available. Learn more by watching the Nature’s […]

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Pet MD Shares Helpful Information for Pet Owners with Anxious Pups According to the experts at Pet MD, “Separation anxiety in dogs usually results in destructive behavior when an owner leaves the pet. Behaviors that may be seen include vocalization, destroying objects, digging or even depression. However, these behaviors may also be due to other […]

Hypertension in Cats – Time for a Test?

Is high blood pressure affecting your cat’s overall health? Typically seen in senior and geriatric felines, high blood pressure is a serious disease that often occurs secondary to another diagnosis such as kidney failure or hyperthyroidism. In fact, over 60 percent of cats with renal failure and 90 percent of hyperthyroid kitties are also hypertensive. In […]