Archive for the ‘Pet Talk With Dr. Sarah’ category

No one enjoys going to the doctor, but for many companion animals these trips can cause moderate distress or even outright terror. No matter how we try to soothe them, nothing seems to take the edge off their anxiety. Fortunately, Dr. Sarah knows some easy and effective ways to turn those frowns upside down! This…

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Leash Safety Made Easy

March 26th, 2015

Many pet parents report that problem leash behavior is the main reason they avoid outdoor time with their companion animal. If you’ve experienced these explosive bouts of unruly behavior, stemming from aggression or fear, you know it’s no fun at all. But, take heart, because this episode of Pet Talk addresses these very issues. In…

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When you’re feeling the pressure of a companion animal suffering a medical mishap, that is not the time you want to start an internet search for potential solutions.  It’s an unfortunate fact that our dogs and cats become sick and sustain injuries. And sometimes, getting to a vet quickly isn’t an option. Isn’t it comforting…

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Parvovirus

May 3rd, 2013

Sadly, with spring comes a seasonal increase in Parvovirus. With this potentially lethal disease you and your pup need to be prepared. Life’s Abundance staff veterinarian, Dr. Sarah, explains what the disease is, how it’s transmitted, tips about how to hinder its spread, symptoms to look out for, as well as what to do if your dog contracts…

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Welcome to the first installment of our Successful Aging Series! In this episode of Pet Talk, Dr. Sarah addresses one of the most frightening and heartbreaking illnesses that afflict companion animals – cancer. According to the most recent data, nearly four million dogs will be diagnosed with cancer this year, which is why we’re dedicating…

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“Hi there. So, when I’m not writing, worship leading, or wrangling children, I’m a veterinarian.  Dogs and cats only please.  What does a Misfit Animal Doctor do? Well…I do work in a clinic and do all the regular stuff: neutering, vaccinating, deworming, removing things that are stuck, etc., but mostly I recommend pet products that…

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Useful Tips for Winter Puppy Care

November 22nd, 2010

There’s never a bad time to adopt a puppy. That being said, caring for a puppy in the winter presents unique challenges. The holidays are fast approaching and, amid the hustle and bustle, many people choose to adopt a new puppy into their homes during the holiday season. If you are the proud pet parent of…

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