Food Allergies

Some animals have the potential to develop a specific sensitivity (allergy) to a component of their diet.  They are not allergic to a particular brand of food, but to a particular ingredient in the food.  Usually they are allergic to …

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Allergic Dermatitis

For any pet owner, seeing your dog or cat in a state of itching is always troubling.  Itching may be caused by a variety of things, such as mites, infection, or fleas.  But one of the most common causes of …

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Healthy Skin

The general condition of your dog’s skin and coat are good indicators of its health. A healthy coat should be shiny and smooth, not brittle or coarse, and healthy skin should be supple and clear, not greasy, flaky or bumpy. …

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Insulinomas in Ferrets

Ferrets make wonderful pets and companions. When you own a ferret there is never a dull moment–if there is a dull moment, please find your ferret, because it is DEFINITELY getting into trouble! Ferrets need yearly veterinary care to ensure …

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Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day and Administrative Professionals Week are widely observed in many workplaces in the United States and other countries around the world. Many employers and supervisors arrange events to show their appreciation of the work carried out by administrative …

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Heartworm Disease Affects Dogs and Cats

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that affects dogs, cats, and up to 30 other species of mammals. It is caused by parasitic worms living in the heart and the major vessels of the lungs. The scientific name …

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Heartworm Disease in our area

Every three years, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) gathers data on heartworm testing to understand the impact heartworm is having nationwide, as well as in specific regions. Testing data from thousands of veterinary practices and shelters is used to create …

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