Dr. Kim Simpson

The Importance Of Regular Check Ups For Senior Pets

2017-07-11T01:25:56+00:00

For many pet owners it is difficult to tell if our pets are getting to the stage where they are slowing down because they are sick, or if it is just old age. To give you a good rule of thumb, a senior dog is around seven to eight years of age, and although

Making Senior Pets Comfortable In Their Last Year Of Their Lives

2017-07-11T01:23:00+00:00

After spending more than a decade with our best friend, we know the inevitable is going to happen, but really don't want to think about it. However, we still want what is best for him, and it's still our job as a pet parent to take care of him the best we can and

Pain Management For Terminally Ill And Senior Dogs

2017-07-11T01:21:12+00:00

Most pet owners that have had the pleasure of spending many wonderful years with their best friend will tell you how sad, and hurtful it can be when they are diagnosed with a terminally ill condition. We all know that sooner, or later our pet is going to reach the end of his life,

Nutrition Needs For Senior Dogs

2017-06-14T09:52:13+00:00

Nutrition for older dogs is a very important topic to know for those who own a dog, this is because as your dog gets older his nutrition needs change. Many owners who know little to nothing about an older dogs metabolism can unknowingly be giving their best friend the wrong foods, leading to an

Dealing With Pet Loss

2017-07-11T01:10:46+00:00

For pet owners, pet loss can be extremely distressing, with a mixture of emotions, which can compare to losing a close family member, after all a dog is "a mans best friend", and in many cases that is very true for pet owners. Having said that, many people that don't own a pet cannot understand

This Holiday Season

2017-08-17T01:40:37+00:00

The holiday season has approached, this is a time to look back over the year and remember our loved fur babies that have gone to the rainbow bridge. To all the pet parents that have lost a fur baby please know that I am sending thoughts of peace your way as we continue

Pet Care: Chocolate and your Pet

2017-08-17T01:41:45+00:00

February is among us and love is in the air, also the smell of chocolate,  make sure to keep the delicious treat away from your fur babies.  As you know it can be toxic. Please post any home made pet safe treat recipes that you may have Happy Valentines Day

Pet Parents and Fur Babies: Happy 2016!

2017-08-17T01:41:40+00:00

Happy 2016 to all the pet parents and fur babies. As the calendar turns, the temperature drops. Please be cautious of keeping your fur baby safe and warm this winter. Make sure they are out of the weather in the evenings, also check water dishes to make sure the water is not frozen. For