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Fighting Fleas

Magnified image of a pink flea

Summer doesn’t only mean the return of warm weather: it also brings out insects and parasites. As far as pets are concerned, fleas are one of the biggest issues at this time of year. Fleas can carry dangerous diseases, and they can also transmit other parasites, such as tapeworms. Yuck! This is one area where … Read More »

Keeping A Senior Dog Active

Cream-colored old dog walking in the road

Is your dog a senior? Fido looks adorable with a grey muzzle, and his eyes somehow get even more soulful and expressive as he ages. As your pet grows older, he will slow down, just as we all do. However, you don’t want to let your pooch become a complete couch potato. Fido still needs … Read More »

Birthing Time On The Farm

Brown mother cow and a brown calf

Spring is well underway. For those of you who have farm animals, this tends to be a busy—and adorable—time of year. While animals can and do give birth all year, the majority of expectant mamas go into labor in spring. Read on for some tips from a Wichita, KS veterinarian on being prepared for your … Read More »

Ukrainian Animal Spotlight: The Ukrainian Grey Cow

Gray cow standing tall with horns

Over the past few weeks, the world’s attention has been focused on Ukraine, and the plight of the refugees leaving the country. Many animal lovers—including countless numbers of people in the veterinary industry—are also very saddened by and aware of how the situation is affecting not only Ukraine’s people, but also its pets and wildlife. … Read More »

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Spring Pasture Management Tips

Brown horse standing at the door of the cabin

Spring is here! If you have horses, cows, or other livestock, your four-legged friends are most likely raring to get back to grazing. Proper pasture management is very important, especially at this time of year. A local Wichita, KS vet offers some spring pasture-management tips below. Don’t Rush It It may be tempting to let … Read More »

Signs Of Sickness In Pigs

Piglet on a den with straws

Today, March 1st, is Pig Day! More and more people are keeping pigs these days, whether as pets or as part of a homesteading lifestyle. Pigs may very well be one of the most misunderstood animals. They’re much more intelligent than many people realize, and can really make fun and loving pets. Like any other … Read More »

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