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November is Pet Diabetes Month

November is Pet Diabetes Month! Diabetes mellitus is a disease that affects numerous people every year, but people may not realize that it is also common in animals like cats and dogs. The number of diabetic animals is surprisingly increasing. Click here to learn more about Pet diabetes. 0

Banana Yogurt Pupsicle

Banana Yogurt Pupsicle
Ingredients:
- 1 large banana, frozen
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 17.6 ounce container plain Greek yogurt
Directions:
1. Cut the frozen banana into pieces and place it in a blender. Add the peanut butter and honey.
2. Blend on high speed for three minutes or until mixture is smooth.
3. Add yogurt and blend for three minutes. (or until smooth like a milkshake.
4. Pour the mixture into ice pop molds, small disposable cups, or ice cube tray. Then freeze for about two hours.

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month!20170313_102951

There are 6 dog toxins that as pet owners, we should beware of

- Human Medications like antidepressants, acetaminophen, and Advil

- Human Foods like chocolate, gum, candy, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts, and garlic

- Insecticides and Rodenticides like mouse/rat poison, sprays, granules, rose-care products

- Supplements/Vitamins like iron, Vitamin D

- Plants like Bird- of-Paradise, Iris, Morning Glory, Poinsettias

- Antifreeze

If you have any questions regarding this list, don’t hesitate to call and talk to our doctors. 505-869-2627

 

Overweight Horses

overweight_horseFeeding is one of the most rewarding chores of horse ownership.  But many horses, given the opportunity, will eat far more than they need, tipping the scale to an unhealthy balance.  Excess pounds put a strain on virtually every body system. Click here to learn more about Overweight horses.