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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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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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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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Lost Dog? Don’t Panic.

March 19, 2015

It’s spring! Unfortunately, getting out more with our dogs can create opportunities for accidents: Slipped collars, loose fence panels or gates, or broken window screens may allow dogs to get…

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