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  • Play It Cool This Summer – Part 2

    Jul 11 2018

    By: Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Veterinarian We received such great feedback from Dr. Mosby’s “Play It Cool This Summer” blog, so I decided to add to our summer series with a second blog. In Dr. Mosby’s blog, we talked about the temperature inside of a parked car, the importance of hydration, testing the…

  • Allergies for your Dog and Cat

    May 29 2018

    By: Dr. Ginny Jones, Veterinarian Seasonal allergies can flare up for our pets just like they do for us. Your pet may be feeling the pollen pain so make sure to keep your eyes and ears open for any symptoms they may be experiencing. With dogs, we tend to see…

  • TICKS The Season!

    May 04 2018

    By: Dr. Bruce Goldman, Veterinarian It is finally starting to feel like Spring, which means we finally get to play outside under the warm sun with our pets! We need to remember, however, that if we are enjoying the outdoors then the not so friendly ticks are enjoying it right along with…

  • April is Heartworm Awareness Month

    Apr 11 2018

    By: Dr. Shanna Plitt, Veterinarian The American Veterinary Medical Association [AVMA] recognizes April as National Heartworm Awareness Month. And for good reason, too! Spring is springing which gives us longer days and more time outside for activities. Unfortunately, mosquitoes come out for the warm weather, as well, and they aren’t…

  • The Skinny on Pyometra

    Mar 26 2018

    By: Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian There are many good reasons to spay a female dog. Spaying is the removal of the reproductive organs in a female (most commonly the ovaries and uterus, also known as ovariohysterectomy). Spaying eliminates heat cycles and prevents litters of unplanned puppies. Spaying can also prevent pyometra,…

  • Osc-grrrr Season

    Feb 21 2018

    By: Dr. Colleen McCafferty, Chief of Staff Awards season is in full swing with the Academy Awards right around the corner. A night to kick back on your couch, make some popcorn and see who takes the top spots. But did you know that there is an even bigger season…

  • What’s the Scoop on Poop?

    Jan 24 2018

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian You may have noticed your veterinarian requesting a stool sample as part of the annual wellness visit or when your pet has a gastrointestinal problem.  Why on earth is your veterinarian so keen on pet poop?  Because most of our companions will harbor a parasite at…

  • Pet Dental Month – What You Need To Know

    Jan 15 2018

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian Imagine what your mouth would feel like if you never brushed your teeth or went to the dentist. For many dogs and cats, this is a painful reality. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have dental…

  • 4 Holiday Pet Safety Tips

    Dec 14 2017

    By Dr. Isabelle Dallaire, Veterinarian Christmas is less than two weeks away! I am sure the tree is up; the stockings are on the mantle and your homes are slowly turning into a bright and shiny tinsel town. As you are getting the Christmas spirit, please remember that all of your…

  • A Little Help for An Old Friend

    Dec 04 2017

    By Dr. Laura Carpenter, Veterinarian One of the most common old age ailments is arthritis.  It is an inflammation of one or more joints: commonly hips, elbows, spine, and knees, though it can affect any joint in the body.  Arthritis can cause anything from mild, intermittent discomfort to complete inability…