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Table Scraps – Treat or Trouble?

Table Scraps – Treat or Trouble?

It’s prime time for barbecues and parties! While your friends may want to include your dog in the festivities, some table scraps can be dangerous. Here are ten types of table scraps to avoid when giving treats to your dog. Onions, Garlic, Grapes, Raisins While most of […]

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Foreign Body Obstructions: When Your Pet Eats Something They Shouldn’t

Foreign Body Obstructions: When Your Pet Eats Something They Shouldn’t

Sometimes our pets eat objects, table scraps, or food that they are not supposed to. When an animal eats its normal sized and appropriate food, it first goes to the stomach and then is further digested along the intestines. A foreign body obstruction can occur when an animal eats […]

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Lyme Disease in Dogs; The Who, What, When, Where and Why

Lyme Disease in Dogs; The Who, What, When, Where and Why

When we think of Lyme disease, many times we only think of humans being affected. But did you know that dogs can also contract Lyme disease? Increased white footed mice populations on the east coast are causing concern that this year’s risk of Lyme disease will be […]

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Get to Know Our Staff: 37 Questions with RVT Rachael Thompson

Get to know the newest member to our Mass Ave Animal Clinic team, Rachael Thompson. Rachael is a Registered Vet Tech and recently joined our crew in February. Learn about her interests outside of work, her current favorite Indy spots, and so much more! 1. What was the most unusual or […]

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Is BRAVECTO® Flea and Tick Preventative a Good Option for Your Pet?

Warmer weather is on the rise and it’s a good time to make sure your pet is protected from fleas and ticks. Milder temperatures and increased humidity provide ideal conditions for survival and increased reproduction rates for both of these problem pests. Pet owners and their pets are […]

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Molly Connor: Why I take Henry June to MAAC

Molly Connor: Why I take Henry June to MAAC

As someone who is fairly “loud” about my relationship with my dog, I am often asked “Which vet do you use?” When I mention that I travel downtown from the north side to take my dog to Mass Ave Animal Clinic, people are often surprised. But it’s […]

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Get to Know Our Staff: 31 Questions with RVT Jordan Brinker

Get to Know Our Staff: 31 Questions with RVT Jordan Brinker

Jordan Brinker is our Lead Registered Veterinary Technician at Mass Ave Animal Clinic and such an integral part of our team. Her very favorite part about being an RVT is being able to educate clients about their pets health and wellness. She lives in north Indy with her husband, John Paul, […]

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Get to Know Our Doctors: 31 Questions with Dr. Emma Ryan

Get to Know Our Doctors: 31 Questions with Dr. Emma Ryan

The team at MAAC always enjoys getting to know our clients on a more personal level. In addition to learning everything there is to know about their pets, we like finding out what our clients like to do in their spare time, their favorite places in Indy, and […]

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Client Spotlight: Meet Ashley, Ben & Bella

Client Spotlight: Meet Ashley, Ben & Bella

Meet our fantastic newlywed clients, The Parkers! Our client Ashley Parker has been coming to MAAC with her 10-year-old Beagle mix, Bella, for over two years. Since becoming a client Ashley’s had some big life changes including getting married and moving from downtown Indy to Broad Ripple. One thing that […]

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Top Winter Weather Tips for Pet Owners

Top Winter Weather Tips for Pet Owners

The winter season is officially upon us and beyond the holiday celebrations, cozy fireplaces and bundled up winter clothing for us humans, it may mean other things for our pets. Specifically, during the cold winter months there are a few things pet owners should be aware of that may affect your pet’s health and […]

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