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Simparica

Simparica is a new parasite control product that we now have available.  Here is some information about it.  Contact us if you have any questions, or wonder if Simparica would be right for your dog. What is Simparica? Simparica is a monthly tablet to prevent fleas and ticks in dogs Simparica starts killing fleas within […]

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Summer Boarding Reservations

Are you going away for July 4th or Labor Day?  Don’t forget about your pets!  Make your boarding reservations today before we are full! Are you planning a college trip or summer vacation? Make sure your four-legged friends are in your plans. Animal Medical Clinic’s boarding kennel can give your pet quality care – and can […]

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Fleas Be Gone!

Keep your pet clean and flea free Fleas are professional hitch-hikers and will happily ride your dog into your house. After play dates, hikes and dog adventures, do a quick once-over to make sure your pup isn’t carrying unwanted guests (like ticks, too!). Bathe and comb your dog regularly, brush your cat regularly, and definitely […]

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Quick Facts About Fleas

• Fleas feed on blood but can live more than 100 days without eating • Female fleas can consume up to 15 times their body weight in blood. • It might seem like fleas can fly, but they can’t. They are master athletes and can jump up to 200 times their length. • Humans and […]

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Responsible Pet Owners Month

Not only is February National Pet Dental Health Month, but also Responsible Pet Owners Month. Including a dog or cat in your family can be incredibly rewarding, but “parenting” a happy, healthy pet is also a large commitment! What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner? Here are 11 things to consider: Training.  […]

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New Year’s Safety / Happy New Year

Ringing in the New Year with fireworks, poppers, and champagne make an exciting celebration for humans, but your pet might feel otherwise. The loud noises can frighten dogs and cats. Keep them relaxed by providing a quiet room with a fan, TV, or music playing to create white noise. Remember to clean up confetti before […]

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Cruciate Ligament Injury

The knee (stifle) joint of the dog is one of the weakest joints in the body.  Just as human athletes frequently suffer knee injuries, the dog also has knee injuries.  The knee joint is relatively unstable because there is no interlocking of bones in the joint.  Instead, the two main bones, the femur and tibia, […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hazards

‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Check out the following tips for a fulfilling Thanksgiving that your pets can […]

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Breast Cancer in Dogs and Cats

Yes, animals get Breast Cancer too…. Breast Cancer in Dogs Breast cancer, also known as mammary gland tumors and mammary cancer, is the most common cancer in female dogs. Breast cancer is possible in male dogs, but is not as common because the mammary glands exist in a very primitive state.  “Tumors” are swellings, masses […]

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