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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

In the spirit of attempting to prevent a Thanksgiving Day disaster in your home, here are some common exposures that we encounter during the week of Thanksgiving. Fatty foods such as butter, bacon, fatty meat drippings, gravies and meat scraps may seem harmless but can pose very real threats of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of […]

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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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Pet Health Certificates

Pet Travel to a foreign country can be complex and time consuming.  Every country requires some sort of health certificate in order to admit a pet.  These certificates require a health exam by a USDA Accredited Veterinarian, and may also require certain vaccinations, tests or treatments.  All of the veterinarians at Animal Medical Clinic are […]

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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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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day – October 11th

Chloe is a10.5year old Miniature Dachshund who is loved and cared for by Elizabeth VanHamel. Chloe hasn’t always lived with Elizabeth, but it seems they were destined to be together, it took eight years for them to find each other. Chloe lived with a sweet elderly lady, whom loved Chloe dearly. Eventually, caring for Chloe […]

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National Check the Chip Day

Microchipping can be a lifesaver for pets, helping to reunite lost or stolen pets with their owners. But the chip is only as good as its registration. To raise awareness about the importance of updating microchip registration information, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) established Check the Chip […]

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