Entries by Erin Kistner


What are the Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs?

Written by Dr. Melinda J. Mayfield-Davis, DVM, WCHP-AH | Featured on vetericyn.com There comes a time in every dog’s life when things begin to slow down. The games of catch become less exuberant. The patter of feet racing up and down your staircase becomes a little slower, a little more cautious. The enthusiasm is still there; their […]


What to Know About Feeding Your Cat

Article Featured on PetMD Whether your cat is a picky eater or a little on the pudgy side, she probably lets you know how she feels about what you put in her bowl. “Cats are very opinionated about food, and a lot of their food preferences are formed in the first year,” says Julie A. […]

Differences between Indoor Cats and Outdoor Cats

Article Featured on Everyday Health Cats have become one of the most popular pets in the world, but indoor cats are sometimes much different from cats that live outside or that are allowed to come and go as they please. In addition to certain physical differences because of being confined to the inside of someone’s […]


It’s Time to Protect Against Lyme Disease

Article Featured on Valley Vet Exploring the great outdoors is what our dogs do best, right? It is important to consider that if they are not protected, more time outdoors could mean heightened risk for tick bites and deadly disease. Insert stage left, Lyme disease–the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, according to the […]