October 29, 2018

October is approaching its grand finale: Halloween. The only thing on my mind these days are costumes, horror movies and the embarrassingly large amount of fun-sized candy bars I’ve managed to binge. Halloween candy is omnipresent the last two weeks of October. I’ve go...

October 29, 2018

October 29th, 2018 is National Cat Day! We all love our feline friends and thought this was a great opportunity to share some Paw-sitively Purr-fect Cat Facts!!

-The little tufts of hair in a cat’s ear that help keep out dirt direct sounds into the ear, and insulate the...

October 25, 2018

National Pit Bull Awareness Day

Ask any person involved in animal welfare and you are sure to hear more than one story about how a Pit Bull-type dog affected their life positively. It’s a cliché for a reason. Pit Bull-type dogs are one of the most loved amongst those wo...

October 25, 2018

Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in central and southern Mexico.

It is celebrated the night of November 1st, when the souls of their loved ones come to visit and ending the morning of November 2nd.

Those who celebrate Dia de Los Mue...

October 10, 2018

Pet Obesity Awareness Day

Everyone loves a snuggly animal, but sometimes, as pet owners we don’t realize that all the snacks we give our cats and dogs can be doing more harm than good. A recent study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that almost 60% of...

October 2, 2018

Pull on your sweatpants. Slither into that hoodie. Cue the smells of sugars and spice. It’s baking season. Baked goods and fall go together like…well, baked goods and fall. Just like the omnipresent Pumpkin Spice Latte it’s an unequivocal part of season. We all know th...

September 21, 2018

National Deaf Dog Awareness Week

The doctors and staff at My Vet relish any opportunity to celebrate our unique patients. National Deaf Dog Awareness Week begins September 24th and we’re thrilled to partake. Frankly – we chose to celebrate our deaf patients, dogs and ca...

September 21, 2018

This blog always strives to be an educational platform for our clients. However, earlier this week it came to my attention that September 23rd is National Dog in Politics Day. Not to be confused with dog politicians, a great idea in my opinion, September 23rd celebrate...

September 13, 2018

Animal Pain Awareness Month

September has been recognized as Animal Pain Awareness Month by the IVAPM (International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management), so we would like to provide you with some information on how to identify pain in your animal and some of the trea...

September 6, 2018

“Let’s Get Physical!”

At My Vet, our doctors and staff know the care and keeping of our animal companions can be overwhelming. It’s easy to lose sight of the basics in pet care. Rather than diving deeper into the minutia of veterinary medicine this post will review the...

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