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Microchips Save Lives

Despite your best efforts, your dog or cat has slipped out an open door and disappeared. If he’s wearing a collar and identification tag, chances are good that you’ll get him back. But what if the collar comes off or he … Continue reading

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Poison Prevention For Your Pet

March 20-26, 2016 is National Poison Prevention Week. Although human and veterinary drugs are the most obvious sources of pet poisoning, some seemingly innocuous things around your home can be harmful—even fatal—to your pet. A growing epidemic Each year thousands … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Safe Car Travel With Your Pet

For some pet parents, a trip’s no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your animal companions. With thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable … Continue reading

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Twice a Year… For Life!

How much do you know about the pet aging process? Because pets age much faster than people, only having an annual exam means that more than a calendar year has passed in the pet’s life between veterinary visits. “A visit … Continue reading

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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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Know the Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

All cats need at least an annual preventive care exam to verify that they’re healthy and not harboring some hidden illness. It is extremely difficult to tell when a cat is sick or hurting, so when owners are unaware of … Continue reading

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North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital Celebrates 25 Years of AAHA Accreditaion

We are proud to announce that North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital has received an award for being an AAHA-accredited member for 25 years! The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has presented us with this award in recognition of our … Continue reading

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Chicken jerky dog treats recalled by US firm over salmonella risk

An American maker of chicken jerky dog treats has recalled 2.5-pound packages of the product because it may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria that could cause illness. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver has voluntarily pulled its Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky … Continue reading

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Dr. Lassett on The Costs of Caring for an Elderly Pet

Our own Dr. Lassett was on Fox 13 News discussing the care required for elderly pets. (See video at end of this article) By: Cynthia Smoot, FOX 13 News     We’re a nation of pet lovers, sharing our homes … Continue reading

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Research Shows Weight, Parasites Are Problematic For Cats

Sometimes studies reveal the unexpected, sometimes they confirm previous findings and sometimes they further prove what we’ve suspected all along. Here are some cat health news items, based on recent outcomes of research studies. Fat Cats Getting Fatter Obesity is … Continue reading

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