Lumps and Bumps on Pets 

If you have been petting your furry loved one and came across an unusual lump under the skin, you are not alone. Most pets will develop a lump or two in their lifetimes, and especially as they move into their senior years. These tumors or masses can be understandably concerning, but many turn out to be benign and nothing to worry about, however, they should still be examined.

Your friends at Summeridge Animal Clinic are here to explore lumps and bumps on pets, diagnose, and determine what you should do if you find one on your fur friend.

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Are They All Risky, or Do Safe Pet Toys Really Exist?

There’s no question about it: pets need toys in order to remain mentally and physically fit. They are absolutely necessary for animals with extra energy, but the best toys also provide pets with problem-solving opportunities. 

The problem is that many toys designed for and offered to pets actually aren’t that safe. Taking into consideration your pet’s species, breed, size, personality and lifestyle, you can definitely find truly safe pet toys, and we’re here to help.

Conventional Wisdom

The items previously provided to pets are falling out of favor. This is due, in large part, to the ongoing product development of better toys. But this change is also the result of countless, heartbreaking, incidents involving destructive pets and less-than-sturdy toys. 

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Helping Your Indoor Cat Lose Weight

For pets and people alike, it’s often easier to keep the weight off than to lose it. Even a few extra pounds can lead to disastrous consequences to a pet’s health and longevity. Weight loss diets can be difficult to maintain, and indoor cats have the added challenge of perhaps not being as active as other pets may be. 

Indoor cat weight loss can be tricky, but Summeridge Animal Clinic has some tips and tricks to help you get started!

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