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Avoiding the High Cost of Emergency Visits

There is never a good time for an animal to get sick, but the period after the holidays seems to be the worst possible time for it to happen.  People are the strapped for cash after buying gifts, and still … Continue reading

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Holiday Hazards & Pets

It’s about to be the most wonderful time of the year.  It can also be a dangerous time for our pets.  There are many things that they can get into, or be given that can cause them to get sick, … Continue reading

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Vaccinating Your Kitten or Puppy

As a veterinarian I often hear the question, why are kittens and puppies vaccinated so many times when they are young? A common misconception about kitten and puppy vaccines is that it is the veterinarian’s way of making money.  If this … Continue reading

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2013 Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

It’s that time of year again!  Howl-ween is almost here, and we would like to celebrate by offering you a chance to win our annual costume contest! Submit a photo of your furry friend dressed to impress to our office … Continue reading

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Annual Visits & Vaccinations Can Prevent Hefty Medical Bills

By Lauren Hessey, DVM In these trying economic times, it is not uncommon for people to justify not seeking veterinary care for their animals because they look healthy.  While your animal may look healthy to you, there are many things … Continue reading

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Why is Senior Bloodwork So Important for My Pet?

Animals age at a much faster rate than humans do.  If your pet is only visiting the veterinarian once a year, that is equivalent to 5-7 years of aging!  Senior blood work helps us detect if there are any internal … Continue reading

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