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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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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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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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