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Types of Heartworm Preventions

What product do you recommend for monthly heartworm prevention? We receive this question from pet owners every single day, and especially during the spring and summer months when prevention of heartworm infection is a primary concern in everybody’s mind. Our short answer to this question is simply stated “It depends”. But, we can help you […]

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Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Dogs The dog is a natural host for heartworms, which means that heartworms that live inside the dog mature into adults, mate and produce offspring. If not prevented, their numbers can increase, and dogs have been known to harbor several hundred worms in their bodies. Heartworm disease causes lasting damage to the heart, lungs and […]

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What is Heartworm Disease?

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. Heartworm disease affects dogs, cats and ferrets, but heartworms also live in other mammal species, including wolves, coyotes, foxes, sea lions and—in rare instances—humans. Because wild species such as foxes and coyotes live in […]

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NAVC Meeting

In order to keep up with the newest advancement in veterinary medicine, the doctors and technicians of Animal Medical Clinic attended the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando from the 17th through the 21st of January. The NAVC Conference is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide world-class continuing education for all members of […]

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Toxins/Poisons

Beautiful gardens are in popular demand, especially with the focus on enjoyment versus looks. Before you plant any seeds, however, it’s important to remember that some of the plants that make our gardens and yards beautiful can make our animal companions sick or worse. Toxic Plants Eating poisonous plants is one of the most common […]

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