We know dogs love tennis balls, BUT…

Did you know they can damage their teeth?  The brillo-like surface acts like a perfect file for tooth enamel.  I can always spot a tennis ball fanatic by the smooth, even, worn-down teeth.  Over time this can lead to exposure … Continue reading →

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Summer Heat

Did you know that heat stroke can be fatal? Obese pets, or those with airway problems are more at risk. Avoid exercise or prolonged walks in hot weather, and be sure to have cool water available at all times. Ask … Continue reading →

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Dr. Nulton’s Pets

Meet one of my all-time favorite pets. The magnificent Butter, along with all my other pets. Share on Facebook … Continue reading →

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Summertime Means Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm

Have you started your preventative measures for protecting your dogs and cats from fleas, ticks and heartworm disease? Summer’s almost here, and now is the time. There are so many options that can help keep your pet safe. Contact Dr. … Continue reading →

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Beware of Cocoa Mulch

Hey dog lovers! Beware of cocoa mulch in your garden. It’s toxic to dogs when ingested. Smells like chocolate, and they love to eat it. Share on Facebook

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What should I feed my cat?

It’s important to remember that cats are different from dogs and people in terms of what they need in their diet to maintain health. They have evolved as obligate carnivores, which means they need nutrients similar to those represented in … Continue reading →

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How can I make my home more cat-friendly?

There are many great resources, but I recommend Felinestein by Suzanne Delzio or From the Cat’s Point of View by Gwen Bohnenkamp. Check out www.perfectpaws.com. Even if you’ve loved a cat before, why not learn something new for your next … Continue reading →

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What type of cat litter should I use?

Your cat may not prefer what you prefer in terms of cat litter. Most cats will choose unscented over scented litter. Finer “sand-like” clumping litters are also more popular. You can experiment with different substrates (remember every household should have … Continue reading →

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How many litter boxes do I need?

Experts recommend that you follow the “one plus one” rule. You should provide one litter box for every cat in the household plus one additional box. Cats do prefer uncovered boxes with 1-2 inches of litter. A shallow box is … Continue reading →

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Why is my dog licking his feet?

This is not normal, and not something you should ignore.  Dogs are not cats, and they don’t “groom” themselves the way cats do.  Licking of the feet is actually a sign of itchiness in dogs, the most common cause of … Continue reading →

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