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 »

Cardiomyopathy in Cats

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Cardiomyopathy is the disease of the heart muscle. There are a few different types of cardiomyopathy; restrictive, unclassified, hypertrophic, and dilated. Some symptoms in cats include loss of appetite, lethargy, difficulty breathing/panting, and abnormal heart sounds to name a few. … Read More »

Rabies

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Rabies is a serious, deadly disease that is found all over the world (excluding some islands) and can affect all mammals. This disease is transmitted through direct contact with infect saliva, like being bitten. Unfortunately rabies is not treatable, but … Read More »

Pancreatitis in Cats

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Pancreatitis is a condition that can affect many species of animals including humans, dogs, and cats. While we know more about the causes of pancreatitis in humans and dogs, cats are harder to pinpoint the cause. It is now known … Read More »

Demodex (Mange)

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Demodex is one of the forms of mange our dogs can develop. Demodex are microscopic mites that cause hair loss, itching, and irritation. Demodex is not considered contagious. Pets that have this issue are genetically suseptible to getting it and … Read More »

Distemper Vaccine

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Does this sound familiar? Distemper is the most important vaccine your pet will need. It included Distemper (Respiratory & Neurologic,) Adenovirus 1 (Hepatitis,) Adenovirus 2 (Respiratory Disease,) Parainfluenza (Respiratory,) Canine Parvovirus (Gastrointestinal.) The reason it’s done in a series of … Read More »

Apoquel

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Apoquel is not a steroid, cyclosporine, or anti-histamine. Instead it belongs to a class of drugs called Janus kinase inhibitors, which target the signaling pathwa, that results in itching and inflammation. It starts relieving your dogs painful itchy skin in … Read More »

Ear Mites

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Ear Mites are commonly see in puppies and kittens, however adult pets can get them too. It is an ear infection and can be mistreated if not properly diagnosed. Ear Mites resemble coffee grounds and can be contagious to other … Read More »