End of the Leash

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Happy Meowther’s Day!

Don’t forget about your Meowmy this Sunday :)

We will be open our regular store hours all weekend (at both locations!) for any last minute Mother’s Day needs.


Obligate Carnivore…What Does That Mean?

Check out this article by Margaret Gates:  Answers: What Exactly is an “Obligate Carnivore?”

Learn what your cat needs to eat (and not eat) and why.

Snax the Tortoise Shell. Used with permission. Photo by J. Slight.Here’s the short answer from a post on the Feline Nutrition Education Society website:

All cats, small or large, are true carnivores, obligate carnivores. This means they must eat meat to survive. Cats cannot be vegetarians. Because they evolved to fill this top predator niche, their bodies are specifically geared for processing a prey-based diet. This is as true for a tiger as it is for the cat on your lap.

Raw feeding is a way to feed cats a more natural diet. By natural we mean species-appropriate. A diet that fits their true nutritional requirements. The benefits to your cat are enormous.


The Feline Nutrition Education Society website is chock-full of information on feline nutrition and health.  They have an extensive Resource Center as well.


No Bored Kitties Here

Steve Duno of moderncat.com has a list of 13 easy things you can do to spark your kitty’s interest and raise her activity level. These are only a few basic ideas…let them lead you to more creative ideas of your own!

Bored Cat? 13 Ways to Entertain Your Cat <— click!


Silk Needs a Home!

Click Silk’s photo for all her adoption details!Sweet, non-demanding Silk is looking for the purr-fect home!  She gets along with other dogs and cats, and is a very happy, cuddly indoor kitty. 

She is available for adoption through the Bichon and Little Buddies Rescue and is now residing at a foster home.  She is spayed, microchipped, Feline Leukemia and FIV negative, dewormed, and has had an FVRCP (distemper) vaccination and her Rabies shot.  Her adoption fee has been reduced to $75 in hopes of finding her a home soon!

For more information on Silk, please visit this website: http://www.adoptapet.com/pet/8586145-mukwonago-wisconsin-cat


 Lakeland Adoptables at EOTL Mukwonago

Mark your calendars!

Adoptable dogs and cats will be at the Mukwonago store on Friday, May 24th from 11am-3pm.

Also, join Lakeland at their Second Chances Annual Dinner on May 10th, 2013.  Check out this page on their website for more info.


Understand Your Pet on a Whole New Level

Rebecca Moravec, Animal Communicator. Click the photo to visit her website and learn more about Animal Communication!Animal Communicator Rebecca Moravec will be here at EOTL Mukwonago THIS Saturday, May 11th, from 10am-2pm and also Saturday, June 15th from 10am-2pm.

Find out what your animal is thinking and feeling and work through any behavior issues you may be experiencing. Bring your animal with you or bring in a photograph.

Rebecca can also communicate with your animal friends that have crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

Twenty minute and half hour consultations are available—call the store for rates and to schedule your appointment at 262-363-3338.


Spinal Manipulation & Holistic Consultations
for your pet at End of the Leash

Dr. Deanna Witte comes to our Mukwonago store every Thursday to do consultations and/or spinal manipulations for your pet.  

She is now offering cold laser therapy!  She says, “This is a great method of treating arthritis, soft tissue injuries, wounds, inflammation, and surgical incisions. I will be able to offer this not only at the clinic, but also when I am “on location” as well.”  (On location includes her visits to End of the Leash!)

You can also make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Witte to discuss holistic options for your pet (nutrition, supplements, essential oils etc…).  Appointments are for 20 minutes and include a consultation and adjustment. Call the store to reserve your spot: 262-363-3338.

About Witte’s Veterinary Care:

Veterinary service providing traditional and alternative treatment options for your pets. Services include spinal manipulative therapy, wellness exams with individualized vaccination schedules, medical treatment, aromatherapy/therapeutic oils, western herbs, nutrition counseling, and whole food supplementation. House calls available upon request.

Visit Witte’s Natural Veterinary Care on Facebook for more information.

Have a paw-some week!

Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians, and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

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