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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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Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

By hashadmin / December 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Is It? Spaying and neutering are surgical procedures used to remove the reproductive organs of dogs and cats. Spaying is the removal of the uterus and ovaries of a female dog or cat. Neutering is the removal of a male dog’s or cat’s testicles. These procedures are also sometimes referred to as “sterilizing” or…

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Skin Fold Dermatitis

By hashadmin / December 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Wrinkly dogs like Pugs are so cute. What’s not so cute? The skin disease that can result from improper care of the skin in those wrinkles. Skin fold dermatitis is a skin condition most common in breeds with pronounced facial, tail, and vulvar folds, though any deep skin fold anywhere in the body can be…

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Chronic Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

By hashadmin / November 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Is a Chronic Ear Infection? Ear infections are usually secondary to inflammation of the external ear canals (the tube-shaped part of the ear visible under the ear flap). Inflammation of the canals leads to the reproduction of normal bacteria and yeast that live in the ear to the point where the body is unable…

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How to Keep Pets Safe From Cold-Weather Hazards

By hashadmin / November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Cool, crisp weather brings the potential for new toxins for your pets to encounter. Let’s briefly review some of the seasonal risks you need to be aware of in order to keep your pets safe. Rodenticides As the weather cools down, vegetation dies off and crops are harvested, mice and rats will often come inside…

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Halloween Safety Tips For Pets

By hashadmin / October 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Halloween is here, and though you might get a kick out of the adorable witches and ghosts who come trick-or-treating to your door, your dog or cat may not be as thrilled. Don’t let October 31 become you and your pet’s worst nightmare. No one wants to spend Halloween night looking for an escape artist…

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Giardiasis

By hashadmin / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Giardiasis is a diarrheal disease that can affect many species: dogs, cats, and even humans. It’s caused by Giardia, a single-celled parasite that attacks the gastrointestinal tract of infected animals. Among experts, there is some question about the number of Giardia subtypes that can cause disease in animals and the potential of these subtypes to…

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Microchipping Your Pet

By hashadmin / October 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why Microchip? It is recommended that you identify your pet even if you don’t plan to let him or her go outside. Even “indoor” pets can get out by accident, and many lost pets are never returned to their owners because they have no identification. Collars and tags are popular, effective methods of identification, but…

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Thanksgiving Dinner With Pets: Things to keep in mind

By hashadmin / October 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Hosting Thanksgiving dinner as a pet owner can come with its own unique set of concerns: How do I keep the dog from swiping the turkey off the counter before it’s served? Luckily, here are 5 Thanksgiving dinner tips for dogs and cats below. After all, Thanksgiving should be a day to safely enjoy…

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