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Help Your Companion Keep His Cool in Spite of Summer’s Heat!

A primer on helping your dog survive the dog days of summer: Protecting your pets from summer heat Many folks look forward to some fun in these lazy and hazy summer days, but pet owners need to know that summer … Continue reading

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Keep Cats Indoors

Cats don’t have nine lives—just the one. Here are nine reasons they’re healthier in your home. 1. Not everyone likes cats We know you love your special kitty, but not everyone likes cats. Irritated neighbors or community interlopers could pose … Continue reading

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Introducing TeleVet – Vet care from home!

Get veterinary care for your pet remotely. Anytime. Anywhere. We are now offering remote healthcare services through TeleVet! With the TeleVet mobile app, you can easily send virtual consultation requests to us whenever your pet is sick or injured. Use … Continue reading

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Which cats need heartworm prevention? All of them

The heartworm disease landscape isn’t what it used to be, which is why it’s so important for the veterinary field to get on the same updated page and prioritize prevention for cats. By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD DVM360 MAGAZINE … Continue reading

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6 Super Safety Tips for the Dog Park

Make sure everyone has a good time and stays happy and healthy on your next visit. Visit your veterinarian. Your dog should be current on vaccinations, and fl ea and intestinal parasite preventives before running around with other dogs at … Continue reading

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5 Facts About Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Your pet can’t stop itching, but why? Here’s a look at flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), a condition your pet could be suffering from, even if you’ve taken all the standard precautions against fleas. Read through the information, then consult with … Continue reading

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5 Facts About Anesthesia and Dentistry

When pet owners hear the word “anesthesia,” many respond in fear for their pet’s life. These FACTS can help you be more comfortable with anesthesia for your pet. FACT #1: Non-anesthetic dentistry can cause significant stress and pain. Imagine: Strangers … Continue reading

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5 Facts About Ear Infection in Pets

Ear inflammation and infection – “Otitis externa” is the fancy medical term for inflammation or infection of your pet’s outer ear canal. Here are some things some folks believe about recurring ear problems … and the facts. You might think … Continue reading

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Dog Bite Prevention

70​ million nice dogs…but any dog can bite National Dog Bite Prevention Week® takes place during the second full week of April each year, and focuses on educating people about preventing dog bites. The dates in 2019 are April 7-13. … Continue reading

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Poison Prevention For Your Pet

March 17-23, 2019 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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