Got Lumps or Bumps?

You’re on the couch, cozied up with your canine buddy, and you feel a bump. You try to remember when you last felt this exact little spot. And before you know it, your mind is racing with questions. Is this …

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Needle Aspirates and Biopsies

If you found a suspicious lump on your dog, your veterinarian is most likely recommending a fine needle aspirate (FNA). There is great diagnostic value in cytology of needle aspirates and biopsies.  You may be wondering what a fine needle …

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Detecting Cancer Early in Pets

Cancer affects approximately six million pets every year. This disease is caused by uncontrolled cell growth, and since there are many distinct types of cells in the body, there are many different types of cancer. The behavior of the cancer in the body, recommended treatments, and prognosis all depend …

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World Rabies Day (28th)

September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about the burden of rabies and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide. World Rabies Day is observed in many countries, …

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Caring for Indoor Cats

If you’ve made the decision to have a house cat, you’ll need to make certain preparations in your home to keep them safe and happy. Make sure you have a litter box You’ll need to ensure you have an appropriately …

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Puppy Behavior

If you’re a new puppy parent, you know puppies are adorable but also a handful! You need be patient and understanding with your puppy, so work on training him as soon as he comes home with you. Basic obedience training …

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Canine Summer Safety

The season for outdoor fun is here—and with it comes a number of reasons to be proactive with pet care. Below, we’ve outlined a few tips to help you identify potential pet concerns as the summer fun unfolds. Protect your …

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Separation Anxiety

What is Separation Anxiety? Have you ever worried about something to the point where you made yourself physically sick?  That is how a dog with separation anxiety feels.  Separation anxiety is characterized by a physiologic panic attack, outside of the …

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