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Chocolate and Pets

September 1, 2015

It’s starting already: I was at the store this weekend and saw a Halloween candy display. Candy in general is not good for our pets – the high sugar content …

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Dental Chews/Treats for Dogs

August 25, 2015

What can I give my dog to chew on that is safe for them and effective for reducing dental disease? Most dogs have a natural drive to chew.  We can …

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Acupuncture: Not just for chronic pain!

August 18, 2015

Most of my acupuncture patients are being treated for chronic pain, often due to arthritis. But did you know that acupuncture can be used to help speed recovery from acute …

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Dental Chews/Treats for Cats

August 11, 2015

What can I give my cat to chew on that is safe for them and effective for reducing dental disease? For starters, it is important to know that nothing is …

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Introducing a New Dog to Your Cat

July 20, 2015

Although we’ve all heard the terms “dog person” and “cat person,” in truth many of us love dogs and cats and live with them both. Dogs and cats can live …

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July 20, 2015

We have some exciting news to share!  Dr. Heather Stadtherr has become Dr. Ann Brownlee’s partner in the ownership of Grand Avenue Veterinary Center. Dr. Stadtherr has been with GAVC since 1996, …

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Heat Stroke in Pets

June 29, 2015

The weather is heating up, so let’s talk about keeping our pets cool. Heat stroke is defined as a state of extreme hyperthermia (high body temperature) that causes heat injury …

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Canine Influenza Update

June 19, 2015

There have been two confirmed cases of the H3N2 strain of influenza in shelter dogs. We have not seen any cases in our hospital. Much like human influenza, this is …

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Useful Over the Counter Products

June 18, 2015

While some injuries and illnesses require prescription medication, many readily available products can be useful to have on hand for home care of minor superficial wounds, abrasions or bug bites.

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