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Home Care After Vomiting & Diarrhea

June 6, 2017

  Many things can cause vomiting and diarrhea in our pets. Some are very serious and require a visit to the clinic, while others are minor and can be treated…

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Leptospirosis

April 7, 2017

We have had several inquiries recently about whether to vaccinate dogs for Leptospirosis. Leptospirosis (aka lepto) is a bacterial infection that can cause acute liver and/or kidney infections. If diagnosed…

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Fear Free Part 3: Cats

February 21, 2017

We are so thankful and proud of our staff who have become certified Fear Free Professionals. Most of you have probably never heard this term. What does “Fear Free” mean?…

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Therapeutic Laser

December 14, 2016

New Therapy Available at Grand Avenue Veterinary Center Therapeutic Laser  We have invested in new technology at our practice to improve the health of your pets.  We are…

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Heartworm Disease and Prevention in Dogs

November 2, 2016

In the last year, we have seen a significant increase in the number of dogs with heartworm disease here at Grand Avenue Veterinary Center. While these still represent a small…

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Why spay or neuter your cat?

October 29, 2016

Why Spay or Neuter? Part 1: Cats Contributed by Sina Kavadas, veterinary assistant at Grand Avenue Veterinary Center and 3rd year veterinary student at the University of Minnesota  …

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Quality of Life Scales for Pets

October 21, 2016

Decisions about end of life and euthanasia and evaluating quality of life are common struggles we all face when our pets age or experience serious illnesses. It is sometimes hard…

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Traveling with your Pet

October 6, 2016

  More and more pets are joining their families on vacations. While bringing your pet on trips can be rewarding and fun, it can also bring added responsibility on your…

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Signs of Pain in Pets

September 28, 2016

Signs of pain in our pets can be subtle. Often pets are highly motivated to do their normal activities as much as possible and cats especially hide signs of pain.

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