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Pet Matters-Accommodations for Your Senior Cat

Accommodations for Your Senior Cat   Cats are amazing creatures. While they don’t really have nine lives, they can live into their teens and twenties with good care and good health. Time does march on, though, and many changes that … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Rabbits Unique and Familiar by Kathleen-Marie Clark, DVM

Rabbits – Unique and Familiar by Kathleen-Marie Clark, DVM Rabbits make fascinating pets and patients. They are simultaneously tough and fragile. They are called “exotic” pets, but the wild version lives in our own back yards. Gastrointestinal problems are common … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Sudden Illness

Sudden Illness Deserves Prompt Attention Don’t you just hate it when you get sick but your doctor can’t see you that day – or maybe for several days! Then you feel like you’re starting all over again with someone you … Continue reading

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Pet Matters- What is the largest organ of the body?

What is the largest organ of the body? You might be surprised to know that it’s the skin. Skin diseases are some of the most common problems we see every day. Parasites of the skin – fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, mites … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Canine Aggression Problems

Canine Aggression Problems– Be Cautious, Get Help Early. There are a dozen types of aggression in dogs. Owner-directed, fear-induced, territorial, predatory, inter-dog and redirected are the top six. Sounds simple but often the causes are subtle and multiple types exist … Continue reading

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Pet Matters- Good Behavior=Great Pets!

Good Behavior = Great Pets! In the United States, approximately 1.25 million dogs and 1.5 million cats are euthanized each year. Between 30 and 50 percent of these pets are lost because of some form of behavioral problem that their … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Yearly Exams for Extra Years Together

Yearly Exams for Extra Years Together Are physical examinations really important for my cat or dog? We all hope that health problems won’t affect our family pets but, in reality, invisible conditions are commonly found during routine exams.  Dental disease, ear … Continue reading

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