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Cruciate Ligament Injury

Cruciate ligaments are a pair of ligaments inside each of your dog’s knees. When functioning properly, they stop the knees from twisting or overextending. But when the ligaments become injured, it can be very painful for your dog —many dogs even refuse to walk on the injured leg. (Dogs and cats both have cruciate ligaments, but most […]

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How to Keep my Pets Bones Strong and Healthy

Just as a healthy lifestyle program (e.g. exercise and good nutrition) can be beneficial to humans, taking measures to maintain bone and joint health helps your pet. Most bone and joint disorders do not have a cure, so you should follow the instructions of your veterinarian regarding management options. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t […]

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Be Gentle- I Know My Dog is Old

“How old is he?” “Wow. They don’t live much longer than that, do they?”  “Have you thought about putting him down?” When your dog is old and sick, the end is pretty much all you can think about. Your heart is breaking and you’re preparing yourself to come to that decision in a way that […]

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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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