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Dragon-Like Lizards You Can Adopt

Green bearded dragon facing to its right side

Tomorrow, January 16th, is Appreciate A Dragon Day! Dragons have long held us in thrall. Stories and legends featuring them date back to the beginning of history. While most people think of big, flying creatures, not all dragons are super-sized, fire-breathing grumps. In fact, there are several reptiles that look like tiny dragons. A local … Read More »

4 Great Beginner Birds

Bird with gray wings and red chest on a food bowl

Happy New Year! It appears that 2022 has already gone to the birds: January is Adopt A Rescued Bird Month! We love seeing our feathered friends going to great homes. Of course, Polly has some very specific care needs, which are very different from Fluffy and Fido’s. If you’ve never had a bird before, you’ll … Read More »

Fun Facts About Reindeer

Reindeer on snow looking to the right

Happy Holidays! Here at Petwise, we usually focus on, well, pets. However, given that it’s the holidays, we’re turning the spotlight on another lovable animal: the reindeer! Here, a Wichita, KS veterinarian lists a few things you may not know about Santa’s buddies. What’s In A Name You may not have heard much about the … Read More »

3 Key Holiday Dog Safety Tips

Chow chow sits beside Christmas decorations

The holidays are upon us! Many of our canine patients seem to really enjoy this time of year. And why wouldn’t they? Man’s Best Friend often scores lots of extra treats and belly rubs around the holidays, plus some new toys and other goodies. However, this can be a dangerous season for Fido. A Wichita, … Read More »

6 Adorable Things You Didn’t Know About Cows

Cattle over a fence

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. We’re definitely very grateful for all of you, and for our furry patients as well. Dogs and cats are of course the most popular pets, but other animals also have some wonderful charms, some of which often go unnoticed. Cows are a perfect example of that! These gentle giants … Read More »

Adopt A Senior Horse


November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! While most of the PR surrounding this event is focused on dogs and cats, there are also many older horses that are in need of loving forever homes. If you have the time, space, money, and inclination to give one of them a great retirement, this is a … Read More »

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