Could Raw Dog Food Be Doing More Harm Than Good?

Could Raw Dog Food Be Doing More Harm Than Good?

Raw dog food has gotten a lot of attention these days. With trends towards organic, natural and being overall more health-conscious, pet owners are seeking the same wholesome nutrition in their dog’s diet. However, an increasing body of research is leading scientists to caution against the use of raw canine food. It turns out that it may be far more harmful than beneficial.

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The Pet Diversity Paradox

The Pet Diversity Paradox

As the old saying goes, “No two snowflakes are the same.” The same applies to canine breeds, at least on the surface. Diversity in the animal kingdom is one of its greatest treasures. However, while the numerous breeds of canines’ feline friends still generally look the same, dogs can look so different from one another that they barely register as the same species. To the uninitiated, it is the snowflake principle in practice.

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How to Have Better Playtime With Your Cat

How to Have Better Playtime With Your Cat

An active cat is a happy cat! Cats need more than cuddling; they need play to remain active throughout their lives. Pet owners often purchase toys and expect their cat to play with the toy on its own. The owner becomes disappointed when the cat doesn’t play with toys. Instead of waiting around for your cat to initiate play, make play a two-sided experience by turning toys into prey. Both you and your cat will be happy.

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Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

We spend so much time and money trying to take good, proper care of our pets. We take them to the veterinarian; we make sure they’re getting the best food. As owners, we try to see the world through our pets’ eyes to help us understand them better. But have you ever stopped to think about whether dogs can see colors like us humans?

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3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

There are few things that leave you with more of a warm and fuzzy feeling than sharing a new, wriggly puppy or tiny kitten — or any other pet — with someone for Christmas. The sheer joy and excitement on their face is enough to tell you that you made the right decision in getting your friend or loved one a pet . . . or did you? It’s a sad reality that your local veterinarian often sees pets brought to shelters or abandoned after the glitter of the holidays is worn off. Here...

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How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

Though it may have taken you a while to adjust to working from home throughout the pandemic, chances are that your pet couldn’t be happier to have you around all day. Unfortunately for your furry friend, WFH won’t last forever — despite what it might feel like right now. When it’s time for you to go back to the office, your dog or cat may have a difficult time acclimating to their newfound solitude. Here are a few tips and tricks from our experienced professionals to help your beloved...

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2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

The Sunset Vet Clinic Staff is really getting into the Halloween spirit by decorating pumpkins to display and that means it’s time for a contest! Cast your vote below or at the front desk for your favorite pumpkin! The winner will be announced on Saturday, October 31! The pumpkins are outside so feel free to take a look as you drive by!

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