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15 Archived Medical Newsletters Items

2016
Oct 25 2016 PAIN MANAGEMENT
In recent years, veterinarians have made great progress in understanding how dogs feel pain and the best ways to manage that pain.
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Aug 15 2016 EAR MITES
The ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits and ferrets. It is usually found in the ear canal but it can also live on the skin surface.
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Jul 01 2016 BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OF SENIOR PETS
It is not unusual for behavior problems to develop in older pets and often there may be multiple concurrent problems.
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May 05 2016 Spring Wellness Exams - Test for HEARTWORM DISEASE
Heartworm disease or dirofilariasis is a serious and potentially fatal disease in dogs. It is caused by a blood-borne parasite called Dirofilaria immitis.

If you have not had your dog tested in the past 12 months, please call for your appointment today.


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Mar 05 2016 INTERNAL PARASITES AND YOUR DOG
There several different sorts of internal parasites or worms which can health problems in your canine friends.
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Jan 14 2016 Optimum Pet Dental Health
Early each year and specifically February we begin to communicate the value of dental health to the overall health status of your pets.

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2017
Nov 28 2017 Don't Mix Chocolate with Pets This Holiday Season
For people, a chocolate bar can send our taste buds to heaven. But for dogs and cats, consuming even a little bit of chocolate could send them to the emergency room.

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Jul 11 2017 FELINE ALLERGY
One of the most common conditions affecting cats is allergy. An allergy occurs when the cat's immune system "overreacts" to foreign substances called.....
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Mar 01 2017 BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR PROBLEMS IN DOG'S EARS
How common are ear infections in dogs?
Infection of the external ear canal (outer ear infection) is one of the most common types of infections seen in dogs. It is called otitis externa. Some breeds, particularly those with large, floppy or hairy ears like Cocker Spaniels, Miniature Poodles or Old English Sheepdogs, are more prone to ear infections, but ear infections may occur in any breed.

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Jan 10 2017 Importance of Dentals for Optimum Health in Pets
According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats begin to show signs of oral disease by age 3. Making sure that your pet's teeth and gums are healthy can help ensure that your pet stays healthy overall.
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2018
Sep 06 2018 LYME DISEASE in DOGS
Recent research and reports indicate Lyme Disease has been found in all 50 states. Lyme Disease is caused by a spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. A spirochete is a type of bacterium. It is transmitted to dogs through the bite of a tick...
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Aug 01 2018 WELLNESS TESTING IN THE GERIATRIC DOG
Why do wellness testing?
Pets cannot tell you how they are feeling, and as a result disease may be present before you are aware of it. If a disease or condition can be detected before a pet shows signs of illness, we can often take steps to manage or correct the problem before irreparable damage is done. Wellness testing is particularly important in the geriatric pet, since there is a greater chance that underlying disease may be present.

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Jun 05 2018 Preventing Pet Parasites
The very thought of worms--especially intestinal worms--is enough to make your skin crawl. But pet owners need to know about these parasites in order to keep their animals--and their family--healthy.

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Mar 08 2018 Don't Get Stung By Heartworm Disease
Mosquito season is just around the corner or may already be buzzing in many parts of the country. Mosquitoes' itchy bites are not only annoying for humans and animals alike, but they also have the potential to transmit life-threatening illnesses. In pets, the mosquito-borne heartworm is extremely dangerous. Luckily, this disease can easily be prevented.

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Feb 02 2018 DENTAL DISEASE IN CATS
How common is dental disease in cats?
Dental disease is one of the most common conditions seen by veterinarians. ...

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