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Senior Pet Adoptions

October 10, 2017
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Senior Pet Adoptions

Senior Pets can be super heroes! People often hesitate to adopt senior pets for numerous reasons, including the fact that the pet is old and will obviously not live for as long as a younger pet might. Another big reason people might hesitate to adopt older pets is the fear that the pet might...

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The Thor Laser

May 9, 2017
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The Thor Laser

Low Level Laser Therapy Low Level Laser Therapy or LLLT, as it is know, is a versatile and effective treatment for pain or discomfort in your pet. LLLT treats arthritis, joint pain, wounds, and fractures. It is a benefit to the pet by reducing pain, reducing the amount of drugs needed, making joints function...

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A Veterinarian’s Reflection

April 19, 2017
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A Veterinarian’s Reflection

While servicing a veterinary clinic in California I started to cross the parking lot to my car.  I noticed an elderly gentleman getting out of his SUV and raising the rear hatch.  I’d seen this scene a hundred times before at my own office; the rear latch goes up and out jumps a big...

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Pet Dental Month

February 22, 2017
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Pet Dental Month

When we go to the dentist our teeth are scaled as well. Most of us sit in the chair and open our mouths when requested. I don’t know about you but I do not know of too many dogs or cats that will sit and open their mouths for us. Dogs and cats need...

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Traveling with your Pet!!

January 30, 2017
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Traveling with your Pet!!

  Meet Bella! She travels frequently in the US with her mother. They have traveled by plane and car. Millions of people, just like them, travel with their pets every year. Here are the answers to a few important questions you may have before you travel with your pet.   Question: What do I need...

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For the Love of Therapy Pets

August 31, 2016
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For the Love of Therapy Pets

Therapy animals are personal pets which meet certain criteria such as having good manners, good health and meet specific guidelines.  These guidelines include but are not limited to; being at least one year of age, are good around other pets, allow themselves to be touched by strangers, don’t jump up on people, don’t  mind...

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Pet Proof your Home!

July 7, 2016
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Pet Proof your Home!

Madison!  Did you know every year pets undergo surgery to have items removed from their stomach or intestines.  All these surgeries are preventable by keeping your house pet proof.  Some common household items that are dangerous for cats would be thread, curling ribbon which is usually attached to balloons, dental floss, rubber bands, hair...

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What is Canine Influenza

June 10, 2016
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What is Canine Influenza

  What is Canine Influenza? There are 2 strains of canine influenza currently: H3N8 which caused an outbreak in 2004 in Florida and the newer H3N2 which caused the 2015 outbreak in the Chicago area. H3N2 is a strain of the influenza A virus from China and South Korea and is extremely contagious. While...

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Flea and Ticks

April 14, 2016
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Flea and Ticks

Do you know that in the past year that we had less than 30 days below freezing? And those 30 days were not in a row? The temperature has gone up and down all this past winter, and for most winters before this one. Why does this concern my dog? This means that for...

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Meet Atlas

March 31, 2016
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Meet Atlas

Meet Atlas, he is a 22 month old Miniature Pinscher who was adopted from the Humane Society along with his brother when they were 6 months of age. He was heartworm tested after being with his new family for a year. His heartworm test was positive and his brother’s was not. Atlas had no...

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