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Common Myths About Pet Allergies

Allergies are a confusing topic in the pet world, and many pet owners are uncertain whether their cat or dog truly suffers from allergies, what actually causes them, and how to best manage the problem. Unfortunately, many myths abound about pet allergies, and our team has heard some interesting, albeit untrue, tidbits concerning this condition. [...]

How to Perform Pet First Aid in an Emergency

Pets routinely experience emergency situations, and seeing your furry pal struck by a car, collapse, or seizuring can be a frightening experience. But, by staying calm in these situations and applying first aid care to your pet, you can stabilize their condition long enough to reach our hospital for urgent treatment. Keep in mind that [...]

Pet-Proofing Your Home: Preventing Pet Emergencies

One of the things we love most about our pets is their inquisitive nature. Dogs and cats have endless curiosity, and nothing is cuter than a puppy investigating the outdoors for the first time, or a kitten pouncing on your blanket-covered feet. But, that same endearing quality can land your pet in a heap of [...]

Healthy Tips for a Healthy Pet in 2021

The past year saw many lifestyle disruptions, but pets can help with our health and be an integral part of our support network. As pet owners, we are responsible for keeping them healthy and happy in 2021, which includes illness prevention and proactive medical care. The Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services team has compiled [...]

The 5 Pet Love Languages and How to Use Them

Many couples have probably read or at least heard of the book The Five Love Languages, which details the five ways people express or receive love. We know that your relationship with your pet is also important to you, so our Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services team wants to share with you the five [...]

Heartworm Disease, Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, and Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Mosquitoes and ticks are more than a nuisance. Dogs can contract heartworms from a mosquito bite, and ticks that attach to a dog can transmit the organisms that cause Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis. Dogs are often screened for these disease agents using a small blood sample obtained at their wellness exam, because knowing whether [...]

What Cat Owners Need to Know About Feline Infectious Viral Diseases

The five most serious infectious viral diseases in cats are feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), feline panleukopenia (i.e., feline distemper), feline leukemia (FeLV), feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), and feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). Our Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services team wants you to know more about these viruses to help you provide the care and protection [...]

Holiday Safety for Pets

At the happiest time of the year, Animal Internal Medicine and Specialty Services wants your pets to be happy, too. Especially in 2020, no one needs a pet emergency adding to their stress. Read on to learn how to ensure the holidays, with their festive foods, activities, and decorations, are happy and healthy for you [...]

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