Canine Respiratory Illness

Should you be concerned about respiratory illness in your dog? A mystery canine respiratory illness has been spreading across the nation with occurrences reported in Oregon, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, and portions of the Northeast. The symptoms mimic those of kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs […]

Transporting Your Cat to the Vet

Crate training is very important. Purchase an appropriately sized crate for your cat. Hard-sided carriers that open from the top and front are the best. An easily removable top allows a cat which is fearful and anxious to stay in the bottom half of the carrier through the exam. Make the crate a familiar and […]

Learn to Release Traps

The leg hold trap was less than 10 feet off the trail and baited with strips of elk meat. The young men who set the trap were still in the area. I heard them above me and they came running down as soon as Orion was trapped. Though I was upset, scared and angry that […]

Microchip Your Pet

With the warmer weather we are getting out more with our pets. Dogs can get lost or stolen. Cats tend to wander father afield hunting and occasionally asserting their role as property boundary patrol. We recommend that every pet wear a collar with ID tags or have a microchip for permanent identification. Cats should wear […]