• What Could Possibly Explain the Phenomenon of Corn Chip Paws?
    April 9, 2020

    What Could Possibly Explain the Phenomenon of Corn Chip Paws?

    Whether it’s their odd behaviors or questionable manners, dogs do some pretty weird stuff. In the case of “Frito Feet,” some dogs emit an unmistakable corn chip odor from their paw pads that can be incredibly off-putting. Don’t worry: it’s perfectly normal.

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  • Pet Poisoning Dangers Lurk Where You Least Expect Them
    March 14, 2020

    Pet Poisoning Dangers Lurk Where You Least Expect Them

    Making sure leftover food is put away, the garbage can is closed, and antifreeze spills are cleaned up are no-brainers, but securing the contents of the medicine cabinet is just as important.

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  • Why Home Pet Dental Care Is So Important
    February 13, 2020

    Why Home Pet Dental Care Is So Important

    Many pet owners think doggy or kitty breath is normal, but in fact it’s an early hallmark of periodontal disease. Once you notice your pet’s bad breath, dental disease is likely a foregone conclusion.

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  • January 16, 2020

    Advantage Veterinary Center's Top Blogs of 2019

    Nothing causes us to mark the passage of time more than the beginning of a new year. Although 2019 had its ups and downs, all in all we couldn’t be more grateful for the time we've been given.

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  • Pets As Presents: To Gift or Not to Gift
    December 12, 2019

    Pets As Presents: To Gift or Not to Gift

    The holidays are upon us, and you may be getting giddy at the idea of adopting a wonderful pet to give to the animal lover in your life. Before you steam ahead, take some time to reflect on making pets as presents a part of your holiday season.

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  • The Grief That Comes After the Loss of a Pet
    November 14, 2019

    The Grief That Comes After the Loss of a Pet

    Interestingly – though not surprisingly for those of us who have experienced it – the scientific community is finding is that the loss of a pet is equal to that of human loss.

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  • Pet Diabetes: Early Detection & Successful Management Have Positive Effects
    October 10, 2019

    Pet Diabetes: Early Detection & Successful Management Have Positive Effects

    All animals are unique in the ways they behave, but there are generally tell-tale signs that something’s amiss. Sure, pets may try to hide symptoms of illness or injury, but there’s no mistaking excessive thirst and increased urination in our four-legged friends.

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