World Rabies Day

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September 28 is World Rabies Day. Although rabies is not as widespread as it used to be, it’s still as deadly as ever. In fact, many people don’t realize just how dangerous this disease is. Rabies has a staggering 99.95% … Read More »

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

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Is your canine buddy near—or perhaps already in—his golden years? Dogs are just as cute as seniors as they are when they are puppies! While your pet’s basic needs won’t change as he ages, Fido may need some extra TLC. … Read More »

Dry eye

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Dry eye is a condition where there is a deficiency in the water portion of tear film leaving oil and mucus. This lack of essential tear production is what causes irritation. To diagnose dry eye we perform a test called … Read More »

Pancreatitis!

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Pancreatitis Pancreatitis is a subject we have mentioned before, but it bears repeating this holiday season. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. Sounds simple, but the reality is the inflammation causes many serious side effects that can develop into something … Read More »

Giardia

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Giardia is a protozoan parasite that is zoonotic, meaning it can infect both humans and animals. Giardia is contracted by ingested contaminated contaminated water or licking fur of an infected animal. Giardia can cause diarrhea, but it doesn’t always. Pets … Read More »

Leptospirosis

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Leptospirosis is a disease caused by contact in a wound with infected urine or water contaminated with infected urine.This disease causes fever, loss of appetite, excessive drinking, jaundice, and excessive bleeding. It is also transferrable to humans!! Leptospirosis is treatable … Read More »

Hepatic Lipidosis

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Hepatic Lipidosis, also known as fatty liver syndrome occurs when an obese cat loses weight too rapidly. Usually we rejoice when our full-bodied feline friends shed a few pounds, but when it happens too rapidly they can become very ill. … Read More »

Canine Influenza

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Canine influenzais a highly contagious virus that has been rapidly spreading over the years. We now offer a vaccination for the canine influenza and recommend that all dogs who are going to boarding, grooming, or dog parks to be vaccinated. … Read More »

Seizure Disorders

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Seizures can be a very scary things for both pets and their owners to experience. If your pet experiences a severe seizure, a seizure lasting longer than 2 minutes, or multiple seizures within a 24 hour period these are medical … Read More »

Malassezia Dermatitis

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Malassezia Dermatitis is a fancy way of saying yeast infection of the skin. Small amounts of yeast on the skin is normal, but when the conditions change yeast may overgrow and cause odor, itchiness, rashes, and skin thickening in some … Read More »