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Xylitol

June 1, 2015

Many people may be familiar with xylitol, a sweetener commonly found in chewing gum and toothpaste. Xylitol is safe for humans and supports dental health in addition to being a…

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

May 20, 2015

May 17-23 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2015.  As we get closer to warm summer weather, we are spending more time outdoors with our families. And since dogs are…

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Common Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

December 14, 2014

When we think of heart disease, cholesterol and heart attacks usually come to mind. In our dogs and cats, however, that type of heart disease is extremely rare.  When it…

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Rabies

October 20, 2014

In our modern world it is easy to think that rabies is a concern for times past. But recently, some of our clients have had brushes with rabies-positive wildlife,…

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Pain Part III: NSAIDs

March 19, 2014

There are many options for managing pain in our pets which can be used alone or in combination with one another. This week we will discuss Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs),…

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It’s Pet Dental Month!

February 11, 2014

Did you know that February is Pet Dental Month? This is a good time to review dental disease in our pet dogs and cats and the importance of home and…

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Pain, Part I: Signs of Pain

December 30, 2013

Because dogs and cats cannot communicate with us using language, their pain has traditionally been under-recognized and undertreated. In addition, it used to be a commonly-held belief that some…

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