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    What to Know About Spaying/Neutering your Cat

    Feb 17 2016

    It is estimated that 5-8 million animals are euthanized in shelters across the country every year. An excellent way to prevent this number from growing, is to decrease the amount…

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    How To Help a Dog With Anxiety

    Feb 17 2016

    Noticing a pattern where your pet exhibits very nervous/scared behavior, even to the point of shaking, when separated from you? One of the most common complaints of pet parents is…

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    Why you shouldn’t feed your pet a Supermarket diet

    Feb 16 2016

    Although it may seem like a quick, convenient option to rely on cheap, mass appealing pet food at your supermarket, it is also a lot less healthy and nutritious, and…

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    Pet Health: How to spot Dehydration

    Feb 10 2016

    This week we will be discussing the importance of pet hydration- when, why, and how often is ideal to allow your pet optimal health. Why? Well, that’s obvious; water is…

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    Battling Bad Dog Breath

    Jan 27 2016

    Most of us love getting lots of smooches from our pets, but sometimes their breath is so stinky it just isn’t enjoyable anymore. This is clearly a problem that many…

  • February is Dental Health Month at ParkGate Animal Hospital!

    Jan 20 2016

    An important part of keeping your furry friend healthy and happy is ensuring that their teeth and gums are thoroughly examined to check for problems on the surface of the…

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    What You Should Know about Pet Obesity

    Jan 11 2016

    Obesity is categorized as an excess of body fat that is enough to impair health, welfare and quality of life. Despite what some might think, it can and does affect…

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    7 Benefits of allowing your Kids to own a Pet

    Jan 11 2016

    While it’s no secret that many kids are thrilled at the prospect of owning a pet for the sheer fun-factor, it has actually been scientifically proven how great of an…

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    Holiday Pet Abandonment Awareness

    Jan 07 2016

    It’s important to remember that while the holiday season rings in a ton of puppies and other animals being given new homes, an unfortunate reality is that it also signifies…

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    Basic First Aid – From the Emergency to the Vet Clinic

    Dec 12 2015

    If you see a pet emergency, remember the most important thing is to stay calm! Assess the situation and the risks involved to you, other people, and other animals. Be…