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New Year’s Resolutions

Losing weight or getting in shape seems to be on just about every other person’s to-do list for the new year—and if it’s on yours, you may already have a great workout partner: your dog! Just like humans, overweight pets are more likely to develop diabetes, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, joint injuries, and […]

Oh, Behave!

If you’re looking to start the new year off on the right paw with your pet, here’s a few basic training strategies to help you both have a better 2019. Got a problem barker? It’s a pretty common issue, but you’ve got to be consistent and patient if you want to make it stop. First, […]

Holiday Pet Grooming

Jingle Bells… Does Your Dog Smell? If so, we can help! (And if it’s the cat, we can handle that, too!)Get your pet “company’s coming” ready with our grooming special: Book now and take $10 off all grooming services! MVC offers a complete range of basic bathing and grooming services for dogs and cats of all […]

Holiday Travel Tips for Pets

Got holiday travel plans that include your pet? Here’s some helpful information to make sure your trip goes smoothly: Health and/or travel certificates from an accredited veterinarian will likely be required to take your pet out of state or out of the country. Check the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pet travel information site to find […]

Holiday Pet Safety

The winter holidays are fun for us humans, but our parties, decorations, and festive foods can put our pets at risk! Here are a few tips for keeping your animal companion safe this season: Skip the tinsel if you have cats. They’re very attracted to shiny objects and you don’t want them ingesting tinsel. Keep […]

Get Your Pet Ready for Boarding!

Got plans for the holidays? If so, it’s not too soon to make boarding reservations for your pets! In fact, our spots are already starting to fill up for the most popular weeks, so make sure you call soon—not only to book your pet’s stay, but also to check that their required vaccinations are current […]

Lumps and Bumps Checks

It’s a scary statistic: the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) reports that 1 in 4 dogs and 1 in 5 cats will develop cancer in their lifetime.  In fact, it’s the leading cause of death for dogs over the age of two. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, created by the ACF to raise awareness of […]

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