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It’s That Time Again! Pet Medical Center & Spa’s Top 5 Blogs of 2017

It continues to be our honor to serve the families of Fresno, and we hope you’ve been pleased with our care in the past year. Not only is Pet Medical Center and Spa happy to offer affordable wellness plans designed specifically for each pet, but we also have access to veterinary specialists who provide advanced care when it’s most critical. Along with annual or twice-yearly appointments, we also aim to share information via our pet care blog. We hope this keeps owners up to speed regarding important seasonal dangers and prevents any unfortunate circumstances throughout the year.

Whenever a blog is viewed, clicked on, shared, or sent to friends and family, we use that as a way to gauge which topics hit home. To that end, we’ve collected the top 5 pet care blogs of 2017…

Pet Medical Center & Spa’s Top 5 Blogs of 2017

  1. Shave And A Haircut: Should You Shave Your Dog This Summer? – When it’s feelin’ hot-hot-hot and your shaggy dog is looking especially unhappy, it’s understandable why you may reach for the grooming tools. Many of us consider fur to be the equivalent of wearing a down parka in the middle of July; however, fur actually works a little differently than we may think. Read More…
  2. The Spay/Neuter Controversy – Dr. Leeann Dumars, Abvp – Let’s discuss the recent controversy surrounding early spay-neuter status in dogs (primarily) and cats. Veterinarians have been taught to recommend early spay-neuter sterilization for positive health benefits and population control. Recent studies have documented an increased risk to some very common cancers in dogs that are sterilized. Read More…
  3. An Owner’s Guide To Pet Urinary Tract Infections – You suddenly notice that your normally very housebroken dog is having accidents in your living room. She is asking to go outside constantly and seems to be drinking a lot. Read More…
  4. Is There Life After Pet Loss? – Pet loss is a monumental event in the life of a dedicated owner. Despite the link to greater life satisfaction and physical and emotional health, grieving over the death of a beloved pet isn’t always sufficiently recognized in our culture. This can result in a significant lack of support to get through the grieving process. Luckily, there are other pet owners and animal lovers like the team at Pet Medical Center and Spa who fully understand – and appreciate – the high-level attachment between pets and their humans. Read More…
  5. Why Do Dogs Eat Poop? – For dogs who show a consistent interest in snacking on fecal matter, there’s no shortage or lack of variety out there. Indeed, you might not notice the pile left behind by another dog, cat, or other animal, but your dog’s powerful sniffer keys in on the potential personal treat. Don’t feel bad. Regardless of breed, age, size, or temperament, dogs eat poop. It’s a universal truth, but it doesn’t have to be that way for your dog’s entire life. Read More…

If you’re new to our pet care blog – welcome! Our goals for 2018 include the continued sharing of timely and pertinent information to help you provide the best possible care for your furry friend.

From all of us at Pet Medical Center and Spa, we wish you and your pet a safe and happy new year!