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    Dogs and Kidney Stones

    Dec 08 2018

    Kidney stones form in dogs for a few different reasons. The different causes ultimately predict which type of nephro (kidney) + lith (stone) is most likely to form. And the type of stone…

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    Cats and Giardia – What You Need To Know

    Dec 08 2018

    Giardia is a microscopic parasite that causes the illness known as giardiasis. Giardia is contagious. It’s found on contaminated surfaces, in soil, or on food or water that has been contaminated with feces (poop)…

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    How To Brush A Cat’s Teeth

    Dec 01 2018

    Brushing your cat’s teeth is a very good idea, and you are wise to get an early start. Cat dental disease is by far the most common health problem I see in…

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    Cat Lover’s Month is December!

    Nov 30 2018

    December is National Cat Lover’s Month! Here are some fun “cat-tivities” to do to bond with your furry baby! 1. Take Your Cat For A Walk! Leash walking is not…

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    Battery Poisoning and Dogs

    Nov 24 2018

    As the holidays approach, more and more things around the house are powered by batteries. Batteries pose a major health risk to dogs and children when accidentally ingested. Battery ingestions…

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    Anesthesia, Blood Work, and Cats

    Nov 23 2018

    We will likely require blood work before your cat has anesthesia for dental work or surgery. What is the point of running blood work? Is it a way to pad the bill? Is it a scam designed…

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    Help Your Cat Get Over Their Fear Of The Vet

    Nov 17 2018

    Here at the vet, we’re not so bad! However, in reality, few cats love going to the veterinarian. A typical trip to the hospital can be stressful, for both you and your…

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    Why Does Your Dog Lick Their Butt?

    Nov 16 2018

    Why do some dogs have trouble with their anal sacs? Occasionally, anal sacs become a medical problem. There is no specific breed, color or size that is predisposed to problems…

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    November Is Adopt A Senior Pet Month!

    Nov 10 2018

    November is adopt a senior pet month! When adopting pets, many people look for puppies or kittens to add to their family, causing senior animals to be passed by in…

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    Beat Car Sickness In Cats!

    Nov 03 2018

    Dogs and humans aren’t the only ones who can suffer from car sickness or motion sickness. Cats can also develop gastrointestinal distress while traveling in the car, and for some,…