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  • Mar 09 2020

    OUCH! MY KNEE!

    Cruciate Injuries in Dogs Just like people, dogs can damage the cruciate ligaments in their knees (stifles).  In fact, damage to the cruciate ligaments is the most common orthopedic injury…

  • Mar 09 2020

    Vaccine Myth Busters: Cat Edition

    Myth #1: Indoor cats don’t need vaccines. FALSE: While indoor cats may be at lower risk for infectious diseases, they still require vaccines. If your cat ever gets outdoors, even…

  • Feb 26 2020

    Say “Ahhh”

    Welcome to the beloved month of February, where the weather is unpredictable, the length of the month changes every 4 years, and the month that veterinary clinics around the world…

  • Feb 26 2020

    Does My Pet Have a Drinking Problem?

    Have you noticed your pet is spending more time at the water bowl than usual?  Increased drinking habits can be a normal response to diet or environment, but they can…

  • Feb 26 2020

    Skating on Thin Ice

    Now that we are officially in the throws of winter, you may have noticed that the rivers and ponds have frozen over. These frozen bodies of water may seem like…

  • Feb 26 2020

    Don’t Eat That! Foreign Body Ingestion

    Foreign body ingestion refers to eating anything that is not food. Pets can be curious creatures with curious appetites.   Some of the common foreign body ingestions we encounter include rocks,…

  • Feb 26 2020

    How to Tell if Your Pet is Cold

    Winter weather is here.  As we bundle up in jackets and gloves to stay warm outside it is important to remember that our furry companions get cold too. Not all…

  • Feb 26 2020

    Christmas with the Pets

    Christmas is fast approaching, and along with it comes many parties and great feasts. While our bodies may be able to handle all of these different types of foods, a…

  • Dec 18 2019

    Obesity in our Pets

    Obesity is a very common problem amongst our pets, so we thought we’d talk about the importance of maintaining a good weight in our pets. Maintaining a healthy body weight influences…

  • Dec 18 2019

    Thunder Phobias

    It’s been a temperamental summer so far, with thunder, heavy rain and winds being commonplace. Thunder and storm phobias are very common amongst dogs and can start a few hours…