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The Question of All Questions: What Age to Spay/Neuter Your Dog

It may seem like a straightforward question, but surprisingly, “When is the right time is to spay or neuter your dog?” may be one of the trickiest questions out there. For rabbits and cats, the answer is fairly straightforward (4-6 months of age for the former and by 5 months of age for the latter). …Read More

Calm, Happy, And Fixed! The Many Benefits Of Spaying And Neutering Your Pets

It can certainly be fun to envision what your pet’s puppies, kittens, or bunnies would look like, and to imagine yourself surrounded by those adorable little fluff balls. However, having an intact pet comes with more responsibility than many people realize, and the risks of not spaying and neutering your pets far outweigh any potential …Read More

Critical Mass: All About Bumps in Pets

It is not unusual for animals to develop a lump here or a bump there, especially as they get older. So when is a growth something you need to worry about, and when is it something to just keep an eye on? Pets in Stitches wants you to know which bumps in pets are bad, …Read More

A Day at the Clinic

Taking your beloved pet in for surgery can be a scary proposition for both you and your pet. Knowing what to expect will often ease your concerns. Here is what you and your pet can expect before, during and after surgery: Surgery Day “Of course, I’m up bright and early. I think we’re going somewhere …Read More

Benefits of Spaying and Neutering

There are many benefits of spaying and neutering your pets, it is more than a convenience – it is a wise decision for your pet, for you, and for your community. Good for Your Pet Spaying your female pet lowers their risk of developing breast cancer, which is fatal in 90% of cats and fatal …Read More

All About Cat Vaccines

Modern medicine is simply amazing. We are able to treat and prevent more diseases and illnesses than ever before, and veterinary medicine is not exempt from these incredible advances. One of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal is vaccination. Thanks to this technology, our feline friends are living longer and healthier lives! …Read More

Scooty Booty: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Anal Glands in Pets

Whether you know it or not, you are probably already familiar with the mighty anal gland. Be it the incessant butt drag, that mystery smell after your dog gets spooked by something, or an encounter with the wrong end of a skunk, most animal lovers have reluctantly become familiar with anal sacs at some point. …Read More

Take a Tour

We welcome you to visit us in person during normal hours so we can show you around our state-of-the-art clinic. Also, we encourage your school, scouting, or other organizations to plan a field trip to Pets In Stitches. We would be very pleased to give a tour and discuss spaying and neutering with your group. …Read More

Lost and Found: How Pet Microchipping Technology Can Benefit You

It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare. You return home, expecting to be welcomed by the usual jingling collar and doggy kisses, or by the familiar purring as your cat winds around your ankles. You turn the knob and open the door, but you are only greeted by silence. Even the most responsible pet owners can’t guarantee that …Read More

Pet Parasites: The Importance of Screening and Protection

Pet parasites are pesky all year long, but spring does encourage their proliferation. The warm weather and increased amounts of rain bring to life, not only the blossoms, but also many viruses and parasites. Because most of us enjoy being out-and-about with our pets during the warmer months, it’s important to understand the risks that …Read More