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National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day

National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day

January 22 is National “Answer Your Cat’s Question Day” and in honor of answering your cat’s questions, we have outlined some clues of what your cat might be trying to tell you. They typically do this through their daily actions or more specifically, any changes to their […]

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Traveling Overseas with Your Pet? We’re Here to Help!

Traveling Overseas with Your Pet? We’re Here to Help!

Are you planning to travel or move with your pet to another country (or Hawaii or Guam)?  This process can seem very overwhelming as regulations are specific to each country worldwide when bringing a pet across their border. Let us help you! Our Patient Care Advocate will help you […]

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Seizures

Seizures

What is a seizure and what causes them to occur? Seizures are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain. A seizure is considered to be a clinical sign/symptom of an underlying disease process. Seizures by themselves are not a disease. The most common cause of seizures […]

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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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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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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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[Pet] Food for Thought this Thanksgiving

[Pet] Food for Thought this Thanksgiving

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is only two short weeks away! Many pet owners, including some our staff members, like to include their pets in the holiday celebrations and traditions. We 100% understand that pets are a member of the family, but what many pet owners may […]

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Five Tips for Pet Wellness this Fall

Five Tips for Pet Wellness this Fall

Fall is officially here and although it means pumpkins, colorful fall leaves and holiday festivities for many of us, for our pets it can mean extra shedding and unwanted fleas and ticks. Here are five tips to keep your pet as healthy and as happy as possible […]

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