Archive for the Medical Category

Pet Insurance – To Get or Not to Get: That is the Question

Pet Insurance – To Get or Not to Get: That is the Question

Frequently enough, owners bring in a new puppy, kitten, or recently adopted animal and ask, “Should I get pet insurance?” This is a great question to be addressed early on as this might bring up diseases and illnesses predisposed to that specific breed, or discuss what to […]

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Why Your Pet Needs a Heartworm Test Every Year

Why Your Pet Needs a Heartworm Test Every Year

If you have been to either one of our clinics with your dog for its yearly examination and vaccine visit, we have undoubtedly asked if your pet is on heartworm prevention every month, year-round. If you answer “yes” we’re thankful that you are diligent pet parents, but […]

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National Pet Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, 2017

National Pet Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, 2017

Pet Poison Prevention Week is a week dedicated to help make the public more aware to common household toxins, how to avoid them and what to do if you suspect your pet has ingested one of these items. The Most Common Poisonous Items Ingested by Dogs Human […]

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Heartworm and Flea Preventions: Does My Pet Really Need This?

Avoiding infection of heartworms, intestinal parasites, fleas and ticks in your beloved dog and cat is essential for the pets’ health.  This can easily be prevented in both dogs and cats with monthly medications purchased from your veterinarian. Unfortunately some people have a negative stigma or connotation with […]

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Brachycephalic Breeds: Wrinkles and Panting and Snoring, Oh My!

Brachycephalic Breeds: Wrinkles and Panting and Snoring, Oh My!

Many people love the look of those wrinkled, squish faced brachycephalic breeds such as English Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Boston Terriers and Pugs. The short face, the wrinkles, the snoring, are all things that lure people to these special breeds. But what some people don’t realize is that […]

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Dental Disease in Pets – Your Breath Smells Like What?

Dental Disease in Pets – Your Breath Smells Like What?

Dental disease is the most commonly diagnosed health condition in both adult dogs and cats. By three years of age, a large percentage of dogs and cats show some evidence of dental disease with either the presence of bad breath, accumulation of tartar, or inflammation of the […]

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Bite Wounds – There’s More Than Meets The Eye

Bite Wounds – There’s More Than Meets The Eye

Bite Wounds – There’s More Than Meets The Eye One of the scariest things a pet owner could witness is that of their dog being attacked by another dog. Not only are you worried about your dog’s life, but the accident itself can be very traumatic to […]

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