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Importance of Preventative Care

Importance of Preventative Care

Preventative medicine is key for the long-term health of your dog. Here are 9 steps you can take to help your pets live long and healthy lives. 1. Feed Well-Balanced, Good-Quality Food Good nutrition contributes to healthy skin, strong bones and ligaments,...

Household Hazards

Household Hazards

Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats. You can protect your pet’s health by becoming aware of the most common health hazards found in many pet-owning households....

Canine Heartworm Disease

Canine Heartworm Disease

Canine heartworm disease develops when a dog is bitten by a mosquito carrying microscopic larvae of a parasite called Dirofilaria immitis. As a mosquito feeds, these microscopic larvae infect and begin their migration into the dog’s bloodstream, where they...

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks are not just a nuisance! They can pose serious animal and human health risks. They suck your pet's blood, they suck your blood, and transmit disease. Fleas are insects that are ubiquitous in the environment – meaning they can be found...

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Has your family made any New Year’s resolutions? Don’t forget about your pet! The start of a new year can signal a fresh start for your pets. The most common human New Year’s resolution involves weight loss and developing a healthier lifestyle. With over...

Dental Care

Dental Care

Chester is a 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier who came in because his owners noticed that his breath was very bad. When he came in on exam there was a noticeable odor coming from his mouth. Looking inside Chester's oral cavity it was obvious that Chester had...

Old Dog Vestibular Disease

Old Dog Vestibular Disease

Georgia is a 10-year-old Labrador who presented as an emergency for falling and rolling uncontrollably. Her owner explained that it was like she was unable to keep her balance and would not eat her breakfast. When Georgia came for her exam she was no...

Lucy and Tapeworms

Lucy and Tapeworms

Lucy presented with a history of scratching and chewing at her back and tail. Her owners said she has never had an issue before and her symptoms all started about two weeks prior. Her owners explained that they recently adopted a new puppy but have not...

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