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Wellness / Preventive Care

Important facts about senior testing – An aging pet’s organs gradually deteriorate and may lose their ability to function properly. We use senior testing to promote early detection and treatment of disease, so we can maintain health and prevent illness during your pet’s senior years. Early detection of disease often gives us more effective and […]



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Is My Pet Overweight?

   Is your dog or cat overweight?  Did you know obesity in pets is a growing problem?  It has been reported that 45% of dogs and 58% of cats are overweight or obese.  Being overweight can cause a lot of health problems for our pets, including heart disease, respiratory disease and joint disease.  Here are […]



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Wellness for the older pet

Important facts about senior testing An aging pet’s organs gradually deteriorate and may lose their ability to function properly. We use senior testing to promote early detection and treatment of disease, so we can maintain health and prevent illness during your pet’s senior years. Early detection of disease often gives us more effective and less […]



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The Importance of Dental Hygiene

Dental disease is a silent process that may cause many other illnesses, including kidney, heart, and blood infections. When pets don’t receive the dental care they need to keep their teeth clean and their gums healthy, their mouths can harbor bad bacteria. Ask your veterinarian for more information. HOW DOES YOUR PET’S MOUTH LOOK? Stage […]



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Skunk Spray Toxicosis

By Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, DABVT, DABT Although pet owners seldom witness their pets being sprayed by a skunk, the odor is immediate and unmistakable when spraying occurs.  Ocular edema, conjunctivitis, drooling, and squinting are commonly noted in animals that have been sprayed.  Many dogs will rub their faces, roll, sneeze, and vomit.  Temporary blindness […]



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