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Pet Matters-Happy Trails and Tails

Happy Trails & Tails  It’s time to hit the trails with your pooch again. Hiking is great for young and old dogs and owners alike. Just be safe and be considerate of others enjoying the great outdoors. Be sure that … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Persistent Vomiting

Persistent Vomiting Spells Trouble Our pets all vomit once in a while just from eating something objectionable in the house or yard. But a simple gastritis caused by an irritant usually resolves within 12-24 hours. Continued vomiting needs medical attention. … Continue reading

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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-LEPTOSPIROSIS

LEPTOSPIROSIS Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease which is spread through the urine of infected and ‘carrier’ animals. Most mammals, including dogs and people can contract Lepto by contact with infected urine or contaminated soil or water. The bacteria enters the … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Happy Trails and Tails

Happy Trails & Tails It’s time to hit the trails with your pooch again. Hiking is great for young and old dogs and owners alike. Just be safe and be considerate of others enjoying the great outdoors. Be sure that … Continue reading

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Pet Matters-Ear Infections

Ear Infections Our pets’ ear canals are much deeper and curvier than ours and often have furry flaps covering the openings. This creates a perfect incubator for infection – warm, dark, moist and little air circulation. That’s why ear infections … Continue reading

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