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Noise Phobias

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time to get together with friends and celebrate. Cities have firework celebrations and the tradition of watching the ball drop in Times Square is always a treat. These festivities are not always grand, safe or exciting for your pet, and you will want to take certain measures to make […]

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Holiday Safety

The holiday season is a time of celebration with friends and family – furry, four legged ones included. But colder weather, decorations, and parties can create safety hazards for pets. Make sure the holidays stay festive with these simple tips to keep your pet healthy and safe. When it comes to the holidays, the best […]

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Christmas Cookies

You know those eyes … the ones that follow you around the kitchen, hoping you’ll let a tasty morsel drop to the floor. And with all the smells of holiday cooking wafting through the air, you can bet those eyes will be in full beg-mode as your dog and cat trail you underfoot. Instead of turning […]

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Raw Diets

Pet owners are naturally concerned about providing the best care for their pets, and no form of care is more direct and meaningful that what we feed our animal companions. Rare but serious problems with contamination of commercial pet foods have caused significant anxiety about the safety of these foods and generated increased interest in […]

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Musculoskeletal Problems

As the weather gets cooler, we tend to see more musculoskeletal problems in our patients.  Musculoskeletal disease (disease that affects your pet’s bones, muscles and joints) can affect pets of all ages. They can have aches and pains just like we do. But, because of their survival instincts, they try to hide it. And in the […]

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Pledge to Help the Senior Pets

Many people walk into a shelter hoping to adopt a new puppy or kitten, completely overlooking the perfectly adoptable older dogs and cats. November is “Adopt a Senior Pet Month.”  During this month, your local shelters and rescue organizations will be trying to re-home their adoptable older pets. Just like puppy and kittens, older animals are […]

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