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National Pet Month Silent Auction Items


  May is NATIONAL PET MONTH. In observation, through the thoughtful donations of Barb Wells, we are going to have a silent auction to raise money for our Bridge-It Fund. We have had Barb’s artwork on display in our lobby. We have created the Bridge-It Fund through the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AMVF) to provide […]



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Distemper in Dogs – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment


Distemper is one of the most serious diseases your dog can get. It is also one of the most preventable. Here are the facts, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention methods that every dog owner needs to know about distemper. What Is Canine Distemper? Canine distemper should sound familiar to you if your dog is up-to-date on his vaccinations. Veterinarians […]



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Annual survey finds swelling numbers of overweight pets


By dvm360.com staff Results highlight the increasing weight of increasing weight as well as a lack of standard definition in the veterinary industry. About 58 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs are overweight in the United States, according to a release from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). APOP conducts an annual […]



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Heartworm prevention: The reminder quagmire


By Tom Nelson, DVM Forgetting that monthly preventive—it’s so easy to do, even for veterinarians and their own pets (you know you’ve forgotten a time or two!). Here’s why and how to not let clients skip a dose again. While the American Heartworm Society (AHS) recommends that pets be protected from heartworms year-round, spring is […]



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