Kyra’s Korner

  • Cat Facts and Fiction

    Sep 06 2017

    Kuroi the cat here, filling in for Kyra.  I mean I should know more about cats because I am one…. 1.  Indoor cats do NOT need flea prevention………..FICTION!  Indoor cats…

  • Living with a baby

    Aug 16 2017

    Watson here, filling in for Kyra.  So I now live with a little human.  Things have definitely changed but thankfully some things are still the same.  I still get fed…

  • Heat Stroke

    Jul 26 2017

    Heat stroke can be a very scary thing in our pets!  Fortunately I am not left outside too long and no Watson does not bundle up like this when it…

  • Allergies in Pets

    Jun 14 2017

    We are all probably aware of the scratching of the skin, shaking of the head, and licking of the feet that many dogs do.  Fortunately, I, Kyra, don’t have any of…

  • Why does my pet need an e-collar?

    Apr 15 2017

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  • Help for dogs that are scared of storms, fireworks, loud noises

    Mar 09 2017

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  • The most commonly fractured tooth (and the importance of dental radiographs)

    Feb 22 2017

    While most people probably don’t lift their dog’s lips to check their teeth, my teeth and Watson’s teeth commonly get examined.  Go figure, we’re owned by a veterinarian.  Thankfully we…

  • Cold Weather Safety

    Dec 12 2016

    I admit, I don’t really NEED a winter coat, but I do think it looks cute on me.  I am not outside in the snow or cold long enough for…

  • Adopt a senior pet month

    Nov 21 2016

    November is adopt a senior pet month.  While I was just a puppy when brought into the Mahan household, I am now considered a senior dog and can attest to…

  • Preparing for a new baby

    Nov 10 2016

    Many people know that Dr. Mahan had her first baby at the end of October.  It hasn’t been too stressful of a time for me as they have done a…