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Dr. Andrew W Cleland
Highland Park Animal Hospital
Aug 14, 2019
Signs your pet may be getting overheated
Summer is in full swing, and as enjoyable as this time of year is, it's important to play it safe when it comes to fun in the sun for canine family members. Dogs have a higher average body temperature than humans, and less …
Healthy Pets
How To Stop Dog Diarrhea: 4 Simple Steps
Every dog suffers from diarrhea at some point in his life … so it’s no wonder why pet parents are often on the hunt for a cure to dog …
Dogs Naturally
6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”
Mindfulness is not a new fad. It was first introduced to the world hundreds of years ago and is a practice attributed to Buddhism …
Animal Wellness
Boarding available
During the spring and summer months, it may be convenient for you to consider boarding your dog or cat with us for brief periods of time while you are vacationing or otherwise occupied with outdoor activities. Please call the office for details
Lyme is only one of many tick-borne diseases
Lyme disease is just one of many tick-borne diseases, and killing the tick before it can transmit disease is the key to prevention …
Smart Brief
Yes, your cat really is ignoring you
If you've ever suspected that your feline friend isn't listening to you, you're mostly right — but only to a point. The studies show …
The surprising link between your dog's joints and anxiety
Some people have a condition called hypermobility in which tissues holding a joint together, mainly ligaments and the joint capsule …
Healthy Pets
Fantastic Training Tips – Claws are A-Okay
The animal advocate and behaviorist not only has great insight into our pets, she is a world-class author penning both animal help books …
Life With Cats
FDA Issues Pig Ear Treats Warning
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state …
Pet Age
Is Your Dog a Good Judge of Character?
Has your dog ever reacted in a way to someone - either positively or negatively - making you think differently about that person? If …
K9 Magazine
Don't confuse this with a hairball, it's a breathing problem
Many cats tend to vomit or cough up hairballs regularly (both of which are red flags you shouldn't ignore, by the way). These activities …
Healthy Pets
3 Reasons All Dog Owners Need A Home Security Camera
Do you wonder what your pets are up to while you're away? Are you a concerned dog parent who worries that your sick or elderly pets …
The Dogington Post
"Today at work, I received 650 e-mails at! Was that you?"
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Do dogs have as many taste buds as humans?
See the answer below.
Litter Box Issues? Here’s a Little Advice
WKRN in Nashville runs a Pet Doc segment that speaks to all kinds of pet issues. Getting kitty to use the litter box can be …
Life With Cats
What Year Was It?
Gold Discovered in the Yukon
What Year
While salmon fishing near the Klondike River in Canada's Yukon Territory, George Carmack reportedly spots nuggets of gold in a creek bed. His lucky discovery sparks the last great gold rush in the American West.
The day was Aug 16. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
Abraham Lincoln
Trivia Answer
Do dogs have as many taste buds as humans?
Answer: Dogs have approximately 1,700 taste buds on their tongues. Humans have approximately 9,000 taste buds.
Highland Park Animal Hospital
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