Category: Animal Lover’s Corner

Some tips for grooming your furry friends

Veterinarians get asked a lot of questions by pet parents, including whether they should groom their pooch or kitty. Dr. Laura Wiles with the Bramton Vet Council encourages people to groom their pets themselves?starting when they ?re puppies or kittens if possible?so they get used to not only being groomed but also touched all over their body. It also gives […]

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Female veterinarians now outnumber male counterparts

by Kira Everhart Special to the Free Press It began as a man?s profession. But now, so it seems, women are taking over. According to information from Kansas State University, the first veterinary medicine graduation was in 1907 with seven graduates ? all male. Almost a century later, the number of graduates at KSU has grown to 107 and women […]

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Dog and owner overcome obstacles to help others

Dog and owner overcome obstacles to help others

No one wants to hear bad news about the health of a pet. But when Terry Pierce was told by a veterinarian that her puppy, Bella, had a kidney disease that would shorten her life expectancy to three to five years, Pierce knew exactly what she wanted to do. ?The breed has about an eight to 10 years life expectancy […]

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