Preparing for Severe Weather

May 22, 2011 is a day that will forever be remembered by people from the Four State area.  If there is one lesson we learned from the tornado that tore though Joplin that day, it was the importance of preparation.  Severe weather can strike on short notice and when it does, being prepared makes all … Continue reading Preparing for Severe Weather


Signs Your Pet May Be Painful

When we talk with clients at the front desk, on the phone, or in an exam room one of the common things we hear is that pet owners are concerned that their pet is painful, but they aren’t sure.  Often times they should trust their suspicious, because they are often correct.  If you think your … Continue reading Signs Your Pet May Be Painful

When to Let Go

Pet owners often outlive their pets and knowing when it's time to say good-bye is the most difficult decision a pet owner will face.  Dr. Ben Leavens talks with Jessica from Living Well about a topic that is important for all pet owners -- how to know when it's time to let your pet go. … Continue reading When to Let Go


Dental Care for Pets

How many times a day do you brush your teeth?  Once a month?  Once a week?  Once or more a day?  We know that good oral hygiene is important to the health of our teeth and gums.  The same is true for your pet.  Statistically 8 out of 10 dogs suffer from dental disease by … Continue reading Dental Care for Pets


Five Tips to Effective Flea Control

Five Tips to Effective Flea Control  In the Four-States area if you have pets then you're either dealing with or have dealt with flea problems.  They're resilient creatures.  It seems like all it takes is to let down your guard for a short time and they're out of control!  It can be frustrating to you and … Continue reading Five Tips to Effective Flea Control


Annual Blood Work is Important

At Main Street Pet Care we strive to provide a loving sanctuary for the relationships between people and their pets.  One of the ways we do this is by providing lifelong care to maximize the relationships that develop between people and their pets.  That means making sure your pet lives a healthy, happy life for … Continue reading Annual Blood Work is Important