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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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National Veterinary Technician Week (15th -21st)

This week, we pay special honor to our Certified Veterinary Technicians. The Basic Job Description of a Veterinary Technician The job of the veterinary technician is to take care of technical tasks, so the veterinarian can focus on his or her job. The tasks vet techs often take on include drawing blood, placing catheters, assisting […]

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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Regular wellness exams are vital for ensuring your kitty has a long, happy, and healthy life. August 22nd is National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day, and the perfect opportunity to schedule your cat’s routine preventive care exam.  Contrary to popular belief, even indoor cats are susceptible to disease. Postponing your cat’s wellness check-up […]

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A Healthy Pet is a Happy Pet

When your family includes a four-legged loved one, you vow to love them unconditionally, in sickness and in health—hoping for much more health than sickness. Keep your furry friend as healthy as can be with this go-to guide to animal wellness. Calling the Shots Vaccinations are an important step in protecting your pets from common […]

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Don’t Let Anesthesia Fear Delay Dental Care

Anesthesia concerns cause many pet owners to put off dental cleanings, but those fears should be put into context when considering the overall need for essential preventive care for cats and dogs. Advanced periodontal disease not only makes eating a painful experience for the pet, but it also stresses internal organs with a constant shower of bacteria. As […]

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Five Ways to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth

Beware of Bad Breath – If a musky scent is coming from Fluffy’s mouth, don’t ignore it. This could be a warning sign that she has periodontal disease or another oral disease such as stomatitis, a common condition, especially in cats, that causes painful inflammation of the gums and mouth tissues. Other dental-health warning signs include bleeding […]

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Recommended Dental Food and Treats

Dental care for your pet may be more important than you think. The accumulation of bacteria laden plaque above the gum line can lead to long term oral health issues. Recent studies have demonstrated there is an association between oral health issues and systemic general health issues affecting the kidney, heart and metabolic systems. Here are […]

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