Cats and Toxoplasmosis

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Have you ever heard that handling litterboxes is dangerous for pregnant women? It’s true that everyone, especially pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems, should take precautions against toxoplasmosis, which can be transmitted by cats. A local vet discusses … Read More »

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 »