CFVC Blog

Play With Your Cat!

If your cat has approached middle age or the senior years and coasted in the “playing” department, all is not lost. Sometimes our kitty companions need to have their life spiced up a bit. This requires only a little bit of imagination. Here are some starters…

Arthritis Therapy: Think Multi-Modal!

Targeting osteoarthritis from multiple angles achieves the greatest success in making painful pets comfortable.

Whatza Warble?

We usually see a number of Warble cases during the warm months of the year. What is a Warble? Here’s the scoop.

vaccination nation: Are we over-vaccinating our pets?, pt. 1

There is never a reason to give a kitten a vaccine that he or she doesn’t need. The purpose of a vaccine is prevent disease in the patients that are at risk for the disease. Dr. Ernie Ward joins us to talk about the importance of vaccines and which vaccines are important for kittens.

First Aid and CPR for Dogs and Cats

Just like with people, accidents and emergencies can happen to animals – so being prepared could make a lifesaving difference!

Don’t Ignore The Cat!

Cats outnumber dogs as pets, but dogs outnumber cats when it comes to health care visits. Why is that? For starters, cat’s hide their illnesses very well. Additionally: veterinary visits can be stressful! We have some ideas to reduce the stress.

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease is becoming one of the more common end-of-life problems that our pets, especially our kitty friends, struggle with. We have lots of experience treating chronic kidney disease and we welcome the opportunity to care for your pet and provide the help that they need.

How much should I feed my pet?

In order to best answer the question, “How much should I feed my pet?” it is important to provide a good understanding of what makes a healthy body condition. Let’s take a few moments to talk about body condition and why a healthy body condition is vital to your pet’s quality-of-life.

Microchip: Helping Lost Cats and Dogs Come Home

41% of people looking for their lost cats considered them to be indoor-only pets… only about 2% of lost cats ever find their way back from shelters… Wow! Microchipping can help your pet come home.

Spotlight on Urinary Health: Accidents, Infections & Stones

Inappropriate urinary behavior is often a sign of an underlying problem in dogs and cats. Rather than guessing and treating symptoms, finding the answers to the underlying problem will be more satisfying for everyone involved and will help your pet experience comfort sooner rather than later.