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National Pet Day

The pet-owning population in the United States increased to a level that is virtually unprecedented, at 68%. This translates to 84.6 million pet-owning households out of the total 124.587 million United States households! (APPA, 2017). These numbers don’t lie; people love their pets! Today is National Pet Day. The day was created to celebrate the joy pets bring to us and create awareness of all the lovable pets looking for their forever home. So what’s stopping you from becoming...

Tears – More Than Meets The Eye

Tears-More Than Meets The Eye Tears have a purpose; to lubricate and moisten the eye. Many pets have facial staining from excessive tear production. We often see it in small breeds, brachiocephalic and large round eyes. This can happen if eyelashes rub against the eye, irritating it. But there are other underlying reasons too. Tears will be reduced in a sympathetic (fight or flight) state, where circulation and attention are being routed to the muscles of extremities and heart...