Author Archives: Dr. Fiona Caldwell

Three Reasons Spay & Neuter Prices Vary So Much

October 1, 2012

Two of the most common routine procedures performed on pets are spaying and neutering. The benefits of spaying of a female dog, called routine ovariohysterectomy, and neutering a male dog, castration, include population control, fewer…

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When to Try Acupuncture

September 26, 2012

Holistic medicine – treating the whole body instead of just the injured or diseased portion – has been around for centuries. Whether or not it works continues to be a hotly debated topic in both…

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Seven Warning Signs in Senior Pets

September 17, 2012

It’s always important to bring your pets to the veterinarian annually to be examined, and even more important for senior pets. But when should you consider making that appointment a little earlier? Being able to…

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True or False? Top 5 Beliefs About Spay and Neuter

September 11, 2012

Congrats! You’ve made the decision to adopt a new four-legged member into your family. As you undoubtedly want to get started on the right foot, you’ve visited your vet, bought pet health insurance, and plan…

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Is Fluffy Too Flabby? 5 Tips to Get Frisky in Fine Shape

September 5, 2012

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) released a nationwide survey in February 2012 showing 55% of cats are overweight or obese. Getting an obese cat to lose weight can be a bit more challenging,…

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Bulging Baxter? 5 Tips for Chubby Canines

August 31, 2012

It’s true, Americans are getting heavier and our pets are doing the same. To reverse this trend, the first thing that must happen is recognition of obesity.The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) released a…

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