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Heartworm Disease

April 7, 2017
  By Karen Sabatini If you knew that giving your dog a tasty, chewy, inexpensive treat every 30 days could prevent a devastating and deadly disease—wouldn't you give it to him? If that same tasty, chewy treat could kill intestinal parasites—wouldn't you give it to him? Well you can! One simple test every year followed [...]

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K9 Veterans Day

March 13, 2017
K9 Veterans Day— March 13, 2017 By Erika Lombardo and Dr. Aliya McCullough “The capability they bring to the fight cannot be replicated by man or machine. By all measures of performance, their yield outperforms any asset we have in our inventory.” –General David Petreaus Dogs are called “man’s best friend” for many good reasons. [...]

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Bi-Yearly Exams for Aging Cats

January 10, 2017
By Dr. James Bianco Felines are considered senior citizens as they approach the age of nine or ten. It is at this time that we begin to see the changes in them that are directly related to the aging process. It is important to note that a cat ages approximately 5 years for every 1 [...]

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Traveling with Your Pet

December 29, 2016
For every pet owner, traveling with your pet will be necessary at some point. Some pets love to travel but for others, it can be a stressful and anxiety filled experience. You may have just experienced these travel woes over the holiday season. Whether it be a trip to the vet, the groomer, or to [...]

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Pictures with Santa

November 23, 2016
Join us for Pictures with Santa!   Friday, December 16th, 9am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm An elf will be available to escort you to Santa! A donation is welcome and will be used for a patient who is less fortunate and unable to afford veterinary care. *All cats must be in carriers and [...]

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Halloween Photo Contest

October 17, 2016
Calling All Halloween Lovers! Send us a photo of your pet in a costume and you could win a $50 gift card to our hospital! To enter: Like our Facebook page and send us a direct message on Facebook with your pet’s photo by Sunday, October 23rd. On Monday the 24th we will post all [...]

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Pet Obesity

March 9, 2016

Did you know that obesity is not just an epidemic in humans but also in pets? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), over 57% of dogs and 52% of cats are obese and these numbers are on the rise. Much like humans, obesity in pets can lead to diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis, […]

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Foods to Avoid with Dogs

January 18, 2016

September is National Food Safety Month. Like cats and humans, certain foods can be toxic to dogs. While cats and dogs share many food toxicities, here is dog-specific and alphabetic list of the foods you should avoid giving your dog. Alcohol: Dogs are far more sensitive to alcohol than humans are. Just a little bit […]

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Foods to Avoid with Cats

January 4, 2016

September is National Food Safety Month. Just like people can’t eat everything they come across, cats can’t either. In fact, many human foods are toxic for cats. See the alphabetic list below for the foods you should avoid giving your cat. Alcohol: Alcohol has the same effect on a cat’s brain and liver as it […]

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How to Train Your Dog

November 24, 2015

Sit. Stay. Now read. Training your dog can take a lot of time and sometimes it even seems like you’re not making any progress. But what if that’s because you’re not doing it in the best way possible? Dogs thrive from positive reinforcement. That is, if they do something right or well, they will get […]

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