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Dental Disease is REAL

Often we forget that animals are susceptible to the same kinds of diseases as humans, and in some cases even more so. This is the case with periodontal disease. In fact, periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition affecting adult pets, despite the fact that it is almost entirely preventable. Most pets with painful […]

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s a perfect time to start the year off right by providing good dental care for your pet. Dental or periodontal disease can lead to many serious health and medical issues if left untreated. And untreated dental disease can be very painful for your pet and can even […]

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Arthritis

How to Spot Arthritis in Dogs and Cats Arthritis is one of the most common ailments seen in middle-aged to older pets. Even younger dogs and cats, under the right circumstances, can suffer from arthritic changes. Arthritis causes changes within the affected joints that are painful for the affected pet. This pain is responsible for […]

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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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Helping Your Cat with Arthritis

A diagnosis of arthritis in your cat can feel devastating and even overwhelming. After all, we know that arthritis is a progressive, degenerative disease that will worsen over time. By most estimates, 90% of cats over age 10 are affected by arthritis, making it one of the most common chronic diseases they face. Once a […]

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Healthy Bones, Joints and Muscles

Bone, muscle and joint disease can affect pets of all ages. And sometimes it’s hard to spot! But left unchecked, a minor problem may become a serious issue. Without his musculoskeletal system, your dog would just be a furry blob on the ground! The health of his bones, connective tissues and muscle are factors that […]

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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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