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March in for a Microchip

One of the worst feelings to experience as a pet owner is realizing a pet has gone missing. And considering only 17% of lost dogs and 2% of lost cats make it back to their owners, it can often feel impossible to get a pet back. This is why microchipping a pet is so important. […]

Pet Poison Prevention

National Poison Prevention Week, which was enacted by Congress in 1961, always occurs on the third week in March. This year for 2019, it falls from March 18 to March 24th. So, what exactly is the purpose of National Poison Prevention Week? This specific week has been set aside to highlight awareness and prevention of […]

Every Month is Dental Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month—which gives us a reason to remind you just how important good oral hygiene is for your pet. But at MVC, every month is Dental Month and we have a NEW standing offer: book your pet’s dental within 30 days of a dental evaluation and you’ll save 15% on the whole procedure—all […]

Hill’s Voluntary Pet Food Recall

An excessive level of vitamin D has been found in some Hill’s canned diets for dogs—these include Science Diets and Prescription Diets. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, overconsumption of it can lead to potential health issues, which are dependent on the level of vitamin D consumed and how long a dog […]

Stop Littering! World Spay Day is February 26th

We want to say a big thank you to our clients who by and large, have taken the responsible step of spaying (and neutering) their pets! Dogs are 15 times more prolific than humans, and cats 45 times more “fruitful”. That makes for millions of unwanted pets each year that won’t find homes. By altering […]

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, […]

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