Today, pet owners want to be more informed when it comes to what they feed their pets. But there’s also a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to ingredients like protein sources, grains, fillers, gluten and by-products. So what do these ingredients really mean for your pet? Let us tell you.
On July 12, 2018, FDA issued a public notification about the agency’s investigation into reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods. While it is early in the investigation, the Center for Veterinary Medicine recognizes that you may have questions. Below we have compiled answers to address some of the frequently asked questions raised by pet owners and veterinarians.
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Be prepared for a fun and safe summer with your pets!
Essential Oils are very popular right now. What do you need to know about using them around pets? The ASPCA has a great article addressing just that.
ASPCA and Essential Oils
YANKEE ROAD CLOSING
CONSTRUCTION TO RESUME MONDAY MARCH 26 – through JUNE 14, 2018
Yankee Road will close to thru and commuter traffic but access will be maintained for local residents and businesses. Wilhelmina Drive will be closed at Yankee Road necessitating that residents of Dutchland Woods and adjoining subdivisions enter and exit via Dutchland Parkway or Maple Creek Drive. Additionally, the north access drive to the Lakota YMCA will be closed. YMCA access off of Yankee Road will be via the south drive only.
Here is an interesting article I came across in the New York Times Magazine regarding feline hyperthyroidism. ~ Amy Johnstone, DVM
“Forty years ago, feline hyperthyroidism
was virtually nonexistent. Now it’s an
epidemic — and some scientists think a class
of everyday chemicals might be to blame.”
Pet food diets. Are grains okay? What about corn? Here is some great information on that topic: