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Preventing Itching & Scratching This Allergy Season

Summer brings with it a lot of fun but can also bring with it an increased chance of your pet suffering from an allergic to even anaphylactic reaction. These reactions often occur secondary to insect bites (bees, spiders, etc) even pollens. An allergic reaction is defined as the immune system over-reacting to an allergen. Where an anaphylactic reaction is defined [...]

July 6th, 2018|Categories: Behavior, Cats, Chronic Conditions, Dogs, Healthcare, Puppies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Summer Safety Tips

Summer is Officially here! We are all looking forward to everything summer will bring, Fun in the Sun, Family Picnics and BBQ’s.  With that said, there is one part of the family that may not be able to enjoy all the festivities – your family pet!   Please take a moment to review these important summer safety tips for recognizing [...]

June 26th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|0 Comments

Spring is Here! Sort of…

While the weather has been inconsistent, veterinarians have already begun to see an increase in visits to the veterinary hospital. Once the temperature increases and the rain dies down, people will be taking their pets out to enjoy the nice weather. With exposure to more animals and outdoor activities comes more risk – here are some tips on what you [...]

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Default|0 Comments

A Few Holiday Pet Precautions

It’s the holiday season… Here are a few things to watch out for with your furry loved ones: Chocolate: this is toxic to pets, it can cause elevated heart rate, hyperexcitabilitydiarrhea, muscle tremors and seizures. Christmas ornaments: Yes, they are pretty to look at, but dogs and cats love to play with shiny objects, which can lead to them swallowing [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Behavior, Companionship, Food|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on A Few Holiday Pet Precautions

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Common But Treatable

Hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disease that occurs in middle aged to older cats.  It is the result of the thyroid gland producing too much thyroid hormone all the time, regardless of whether the body needs it or not.  The thyroid hormone does many jobs in the body- it makes metabolism speed up, makes the heart faster, the blood vessels more [...]

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Cats, Chronic Conditions|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Common But Treatable