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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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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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Eight Tips for Comfort and Care

Has your cat or dog been recently diagnosed with cancer? Are you anxious to do all you can do to save and care for your beloved pet, whatever it takes? Here are eight tips on how to do the best for your pet (and yourself) in this most difficult time. Focus on being happy, even […]

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