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Why is the Sky Blue

Posted by Mia Horberg on Jul 23, 2018 6:01:24 PM

On this episode of Paws & Play with Dr. J, we decided to have some fun, switch things up a bit and see if we could stump Dr. J with some of the most popular random questions related to dogs and cats being asked on the Internet.

If you've ever been curious as to why cats love boxes, why dogs love to eat cat poop, or what exactly dewclaws are for, you'll get a kick out of this episode.

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Topics: Dog Tips, Cat Tips, paws and play, supplements for cats, supplements for dogs

What's up with Supplements

Posted by Mia Horberg on Jul 9, 2018 12:03:30 PM

If you've been curious about putting your dog or cat on supplements, this is the episode for you! It turns out, they can help with a variety of ailments, skin issues, and anxiety.

Dr. J and I talk about different supplements to give for proactive/preventive measures vs. reactive/diagnostic. Plus, some of the things to look for when choosing a supplement, particularly because there isn't a lot of regulation.

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Topics: Dog Tips, Cat Tips, paws and play, supplements for cats, supplements for dogs

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Every other week, Dr. Jason Nicholas (Dr. J), and his co-host Mia, will bring you preventive health and safety information for your cats and dogs. Dr. J started Preventive Vet in response to the many heartbreaking, and preventable cases he saw in the veterinary emergency room, and in his general practice work. Mia is an animal lover, with two fur babies of her own, and will be doing her best to represent the listeners, and get as much info out of Dr. J as she can.

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