Jason Nicholas, BVetMed

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Dr. Jason Nicholas – Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer Emeritus

Dr. J is a former ER and general practice veterinarian obsessed with keeping pets safe and healthy. Just like Preventive Vet, Dr. J strives for a world where all pet owners are empowered to keep their pets happy, healthy, and free from preventable suffering.

Christmas Safety for Cats and Dogs

Updated: January 31, 2020

With the holidays come a never-ending supply of pet hazards, so before you pull out the ribbon and string lights on the tree we've put together some tips you may need to ensure that your pets have a happy, healthy, safe holiday season.

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Shopping List: Help Your New Cat Settle In Easier

Updated: June 13, 2021

Ease your cat's adjustment period by being well prepared with products and aids that can help your new cat settle into their new life faster. This article covers everything from calming aids to how to turn mealtime into playtime, as well as scratch toy essentials.

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Is Xylitol Toxic to Cats?

Updated: December 18, 2019

It was previously assumed that xylitol wasn’t toxic to cats. New research sheds new light. Here are the details and what you still need to watch out for.

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Cat Spraying: Why They Do it and Ways to Tackle it

Updated: May 21, 2021

Cats communicate by leaving their scents in certain places. Spraying is a totally normal way to “converse,” just like scratching, rubbing their face on objects, etc. It's understandable to be frustrated when a cat sprays urine. Here's why your cat might be doing it and how you can help them.

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