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Enrichment Tips for Your Cat

Enrichment Tips for Your Cat

Have you noticed your cat displaying problem behaviors? Without proper stimulation and engagement, your pet can resort to inappropriate actions. Boredom and stress from lack of physical and mental stimulation can lead to inappropriate elimination and scratching,...

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Recognizing Pain In Your Cat

Recognizing Pain In Your Cat

Cats have a notoriously stoic demeanor. While they may have been domesticated for 10,000 years, their instincts continue to tell them to hide their vulnerabilities. This trait can make it difficult to recognize when they are in pain. Your cat may experience pain for...

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Detecting Allergies in Your Pets

Detecting Allergies in Your Pets

Pets are susceptible to allergies just like people, especially in the Summertime. Pets experience allergic reactions through their skin rather than their respiratory system. As a result, you may notice that it's more challenging to spot whether or not they have an...

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Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety?

It can be easier to tell when another person in your life is feeling anxious, but can you tell if your dog is feeling high-strung? Feelings and emotions are expressed differently in canines than humans, so it can be tricky to tell when and if they're feeling anxious....

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4 Common Pet Microchipping Myths

4 Common Pet Microchipping Myths

Microchips are often misunderstood by pet owners and, in turn, they may avoid getting these potentially life-saving devices for their furry friends. The team at Windcrest Animal Hospital wants to assure you of the tremendous benefits behind microchipping your pet by...

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