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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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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-Anesthesia Protocols

Anesthesia Protocols: The Key to a Great Surgical Experience. Of course expert cutting and stitching are important for a good surgical result, but excellent anesthetic protocols and monitoring are just as important for a safe, comfortable surgery. At CAH our … 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- Proper Tick Removal

Proper Tick Removal  Tick season is fast approaching. It is very important to put flea and tick preventatives on your pets before the season starts. At CAH we carry the top preventatives. Proper removal of these pests reduces the risk … Continue reading

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