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Common Household Pet Hazards

By hashadmin / September 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

There are many common household items that can harm or even kill your pets. It is important to be aware of these household toxins and take the necessary precautions, especially if you are considering bringing a new puppy or kitten into your home. It is important to understand that even though your pets are members…

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Dental Home Care for Dogs

By hashadmin / September 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

85% of pets have periodontal disease by 3 years of age.  85% is a stark percentage considering how severe periodontal disease is and how easy it is to prevent. Periodontal disease is a condition characterized by attachment loss of the tooth, this means that the oral cavity has become so diseased and overpopulated by bacteria…

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Leptospirosis in Dogs

By hashadmin / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Your dog may love swimming in lakes and romping in the woods, but a dangerous disease lurks in these areas – one that can sicken you as well as your dog. Leptospirosis is caused by a bacteria spread through soil, water, and the urine of infected animals. If not caught and treated early it can…

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Urinary Blockage in Cats: A Real Emergency

By hashadmin / June 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a life-threatening emergency. If your cat is having trouble urinating (see list…

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Heartworm and Prevention

By hashadmin / May 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Heartworm disease is a serious disease that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets mainly dogs and cats. It is caused by a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis. The worms are spread through the bite of a mosquito.  The dog is the definitive host, meaning that the worms mature…

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Can Dogs Have Spring Allergies?

By hashadmin / April 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

For some of us, spring represents a time of rebirth: winter thaws, budding blossoms, cute ducklings and chicks. But for those of us with seasonal allergies, spring is less benevolent and more horror movie: runny noses, itchy throats, constant sneezes. If you think humans are alone in suffering when spring has sprung, think again! Dogs…

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5 Things That May Trigger Your Pet’s Allergies  

By hashadmin / April 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s allergy season for humans, and many of us are carrying tissues and rubbing itchy, swollen eyes. But did you know that your pet could be suffering from allergies too?Environmental allergens, like the things that bloom at this time of year, can bother your pet, and there are several other things you might not realize…

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Ticks and Pets: How to Spot, Remove and Avoid Them Altogether

By hashadmin / April 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

When temperatures rise, pets tend to spend more time outside, either relaxing in the sunshine, taking long walks or playing. While the fresh air and exercise are great for them (and you!), it’s important to be aware of some outdoor risks — specifically, bugs and parasites that can bite your pet and make him sick. But…

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What Pet Owners need to know about COVID-19

By hashadmin / March 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

COVID-19 and PETS We are getting lot of queries from the clients regarding COVID-19 and how it affects pets. In this blog we have tried to answer few most common questions about COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 as it pertains to veterinarians and pets. A novel coronavirus, named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified…

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Urinary Blockage in Cats

By hashadmin / January 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a life-threatening emergency. If your cat is having trouble urinating (see list…

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