Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

In the spirit of attempting to prevent a Thanksgiving Day disaster in your home, here are some common exposures that we encounter during the week of Thanksgiving. Fatty foods such as butter, bacon, fatty meat drippings, gravies and meat scraps may seem harmless but can pose very real threats of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of […]

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Behavior Problems of Older Pets

It is not unusual for behavior problems to develop in older pets and often there may be multiple concurrent problems. It is also important to note that some of the changes associated with aging may not seem significant, but even a minor change in behavior might be indicative of underlying medical problems or a decline […]

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Adopt A Senior Pet Month

Here at Animal Medical Clinic, we love our senior pets—that’s why we are thrilled that November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! If you’ve been thinking about adding a four-legged-friend to your family, consider opening your home and your heart to an older dog or cat in need.  While small kittens and puppies may be […]

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All About Seniors

Thanks to better care, pets are living longer now than they ever have before – but as pets get older, they need extra care and attention.    We need to be proactive about identifying and managing disease problems early in senior pets in order to increase longevity and quality of life. Regular veterinary examinations can detect […]

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Pet Health Certificates

Pet Travel to a foreign country can be complex and time consuming.  Every country requires some sort of health certificate in order to admit a pet.  These certificates require a health exam by a USDA Accredited Veterinarian, and may also require certain vaccinations, tests or treatments.  All of the veterinarians at Animal Medical Clinic are […]

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Four Common Types of Pet Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the top five cancers in people are breast cancer in women, prostate cancer in men, followed by lung cancer, colon/rectal cancer, and melanoma in both sexes. When it comes to our pets, there’s no national organization that tracks the occurrence of cancer. We do know that many common […]

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