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  • Dec 06 2017

    My pet has…THE ZOOMIES!

      Zoomies, FRAPs, Puppy Freak Outs! Dogs, especially puppies, sometimes have periods of activity called “Frenetic Random Activity Periods” (FRAPs), also known as the “zoomies”, or “puppy freak outs”. Whatever…

  • Sep 14 2017

    5 Reasons Your Pet is Itching and Scratching

    One of the most common calls we get this time of year is that of Mr. Itchy’s owner. “I can’t even sleep at night Mr. Itchy is digging at his…

  • Aug 05 2017

    A Cruciate Conversation

    Diagnosing, treating, and recovering from a ruptured cruciate ligament can be an extremely difficult process for pets and their parents.  Since 2002 Dr. John Calhoun has performed over 250 cruciate repairs at…

  • Jun 15 2017

    Handling the Heat This Summer: Car Edition

    Summer fun has arrived and while we plan our picnics and pool parties, we must keep our pet’s safety in mind.  High temperatures lead to hot cars and scorching pavement…

  • Mar 15 2017

    Divide and Conquer Veterinary Bills

    Protecting your pet with vaccines and preventatives is a big part of ensuring their safety and well being.  Bringing Fido in for rabies, distemper/parvo/parainfluenza/adenovirus, leptospirosis, bordetella, canine influenza, a stool…

  • Jan 25 2017

    Preparing Your Peoria Area Pet for a Veterinary Visit

    Visits to medical offices or hospitals can be an overwhelming experience regardless of your species.  The amount of information provided can enter into our minds, only to be replaced by…

  • Jan 04 2017

    2016 Veterinary Recap

    While the rest of the world seems to be marking 2016 as the worst year in recent memory, last year brought our 3 clinics an immense amount of excitement.  To…

  • Dec 29 2016

    New Year, New Deals

    2016 is being dubbed as a less than stellar year so we decided to lighten the mood by announcing a spectacular deal on a couple of spectacular flea/tick/heartworm preventatives.  Simparica…

  • Dec 13 2016

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    Saving $$$ on Yearly Pet Recommendations?

    The image above is courtesy of Nationwide Pet Insurance and represents pricing for a 6 year old Labrador Retriever.  This plan is intended for the normal yearly suggested treatments/diagnostics, not…

  • Nov 29 2016

    Better Pet Care…More Manageable Payments?

    Adding a furry addition into you family is a fun, exciting, and memorable experience for any pet owner.  The trip to pick up your new canine or feline will likely…