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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Care

How to keep your pets safe from coyote attacks

Coyotes will make quick work of small dogs and cats, and if they are hunting in packs, they can even prove a formidable foe for a large dog, too.
Pet Health

Can hot pavement burn your dog's paws?

We all know the phrase “hot enough to fry an egg,” but pavement can also be hot enough to burn pets’ paws.
Pet Care

7 tips for taking your pet on the road

If you’ve decided to take your pet on an adventure, here are some tips to keep your trip both fun AND safe.
Pet Care

14 tips for making vet visits fun

Going to the vet doesn’t have to be a scary event for you OR your pet, especially if you follow these tips for making visits a little less stressful (and even fun!).
Pet Health

Can your dog drink too much water?

Water intoxication is a little known swimming hazard – I know it sounds a little “out there,” but it happens, and your vet might not know what to look for.
Dogs

Why you should always pick up after your dog

There are many reasons to carry out your duty of picking up after your pet.
Cats

How to keep track of your outdoor cat

Some cats are not happy inside, and an unhappy cat can be a destructive cat. If you have an outdoor cat, make sure you follow these suggestions.
Pet Health

Why do cats vomit?

If you have cats, you’re probably more than a little familiar with this scene.