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No Bowl Feeding System for Cats

December 20, 2017

At Grand Avenue Veterinary Center, we love the use of puzzle feeders for both dogs and cats.  For cats in particular,  the use of a no-bowl feeding system has multiple …

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Happy Visits

June 13, 2017

This is a common scenario we see in practice every day. New puppies and kittens come in for their first visit and they think we are the greatest! We shower …

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Fear Free Certification – Part 1

December 26, 2016

We are proud and excited to have recently become Fear Free Certified! This means that all 15 members of our staff, from front desk to our veterinarians, have completed an …

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Cat Body Language Decoded

September 8, 2016

Sometimes cats’ body language can seem mysterious, even to long time cat owners. This helpful illustration by Lili Chin helps demonstrate how the position of ears, tail, whiskers, and body …

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Fostering Companion Animals Part 1

June 16, 2016

A Guide to Fostering Companion Animals part 1 According to the ASPCA, an estimated 7.6 million companion animals enter shelters every year. Volunteer foster “parents” are vital to …

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Kitten Nail Trimming

May 23, 2016

Cats scratch to maintain the necessary claw motion used in hunting and climbing. Scratching is a natural behavior that also grooms the claws and leaves scent markers on the objects.

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Kitten Socialization

May 6, 2016

April Showers Bring May Meowers Kitten season is upon us and everyone loves cute, cuddly, sweet and loving kittens. Kittens that are not properly trained or socialized can become stressed, …

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