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Heartworm Disease in our area

Every three years, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) gathers data on heartworm testing to understand the impact heartworm is having nationwide, as well as in specific regions. Testing data from thousands of veterinary practices and shelters is used to create a detailed map showing the average number of heartworm-positive cases per clinic. 46 reported HW positive […]

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Poison Prevention Week – Essential Oils

What are essential oils? Essential oils are the concentrated liquids (volatile organic compounds) of plants. They are also used in cleaning products, food and drink flavorings, herbal remedies, perfumes, personal care products, and liquid potpourris used as home air fresheners and fragrances. With more Americans incorporating these products into their everyday lives, a new conversation […]

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Home Dental Care

Despite its differences, the mouth of a dog or cat has a lot of similarities to a human mouth.  As we eat, we release small food particles which can be used by bacteria for growth.  These bacteria form a film on the surface of the teeth called plaque.  If the plaque is not removed, it […]

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