November is National Pet Diabetes Month!

November is National Pet Diabetes Month! This month is aimed at raising awareness of pet diabetes and promoting diabetes testing. Diabetes is has become more common in recent years. Estimates show that 1 out of every 100 dogs and between 1 in 50 and 1 in 500 cats will develop diabetes. While it can be concerning that your pet is living with diabetes, a simple urine test can typically diagnose it. An appropriate lifestyle can also help with managing diabetes in pets.

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All Pets Veterinary Medical Center Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Pet from Mosquitoes this Summer

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Getting outside is a great way to stay healthy and have fun with your furry friends. The summer time is perfect for swimming, hiking or a Frisbee game at the park but itchy mosquito bites can be a real summer bummer. Even worse, there are some diseases that these blood-feeding insects can spread. There are many things that can be  done to help protect your dogs and cats from mosquitoes which All Pets Veterinary Medical Center will discuss.

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Easter Safety Tips for Your Pets


Easter is a joyous time celebrated by many. There’s a lot of planning that goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But have you remembered to plan for you pets as well?

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All About Cat Whiskers — More Important than you Thought

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The value of your cat’s whiskers is more than skin deep. They are a crucial navigational tool, a pointer to impending danger and even an indicator of mood. Cats typically have a dozen whiskers arranged in four neat lines on each cheek, a few more where we have eyebrows, some under the chin and also on the wrists behind their paws. Each of them serve the same basic purpose: they are sensory, they help them work on where they are spatially.

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Christmas-Specific Poisons for Both Cats and Dogs

socks-the-cat-1084179_960_720The holiday time around Christmas and New Year is obviously a period for most individuals when much food and drink is consumed, homes are filled with more people than usual, there are often children around, and Christmas trees adorned with presents are given pride of place. All of this can create an environment in which is very easy for pets to be exposed to poisons. This article will look some Christmas-specific poisons facing your canine and feline friends.

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What if My Cat’s a Picky Eater?

cat-1308430_960_720Everybody has their favorite foods, but cats are notoriously fussy when it comes to what they will or won’t eat. And often times, they’ll decide to not like something — at the precise moment when you were convinced you had finally found the one food they loved. So, what’s the deal with these finicky cats?

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3D Printed Limbs in Animals — The Future for Your Pet

3D printing technology is a powerful tool, especially for custom crafting spare parts. This technology is being used in industry to create rapid prototypes and unlock the creativity of product designers. It is even being used in human medicine to create braces, knees and skull pieces. Today, it is also being used to create prosthetic printed legs for animals.

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Technology for Pets

Train-Your-Puppy-The-Right-WayMany pet owners have probably tried Skyping when their dog is around, and he or she is probably very confused. They may hear the voice on the other end call his or her name, but are unsure why he or she is being beckoned by the iPad. The same thing probably happens when dogs are barking or growling on TV. Your dog may rush to the set, wanting to get in on the action, but can’t seem to find the play group.

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