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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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Why spay or neuter your cat?

October 29, 2016

Why Spay or Neuter? Part 1: Cats Contributed by Sina Kavadas, veterinary assistant at Grand Avenue Veterinary Center and 3rd year veterinary student at the University of Minnesota   …

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Zoonotic Diseases…part 2

July 27, 2016

What kinds of zoonotic diseases can I catch from my cat or dog? Cat scratch disease (bartonellosis) is a bacterial zoonotic disease. It is the most common zoonotic disease spread …

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Fostering Companion Animals Part 2

July 13, 2016

Fostering Companion Animals Part 2 Bringing home a new foster is fun and exciting. It is best to prepare your home prior to bringing home any new companion animal. A …

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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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Health Benefits of Pets – Part 2!

April 27, 2016

The earliest evidence of pet ownership dates back to about 12,000 years ago; a human skeleton was found in Israel buried with a six month old wolf pup.  While we …

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