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Horrible Heartworms

Horrible Heartworms

By Dr. Karen Farnan, Veterinarian When I was in Vet School I did a necropsy on a dog who was euthanized for severe heartworm disease. The sight of those worms is something that I have never forgotten. Big, white spaghetti-like worms filling up the heart and the major...

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Spring Has Sprung – Seasonal Pet Tips

Spring Has Sprung – Seasonal Pet Tips

By Dr. Steven Wolchinsky, Veterinarian Now that you’ve made it through the winter you’ll be anxious to get outside with your pet and start your Springtime activities. Everything from gardening to spring cleaning is on the list as you prepare to get out and about. Your...

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Spring Poison Prevention for Pets

Spring Poison Prevention for Pets

By Dr. Rachel Duncan, Veterinarian We all want to keep our family safe, including our four-legged family members.Pets are amongst the most vulnerable for poison ingestion. Dogs and cats are keen to explore new things, ingest substances quickly, and are not able to...

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Freshen Your Furry Friend’s Kisses

Freshen Your Furry Friend’s Kisses

By Dr. Lindsay Lane, Partner & Veterinarian Let’s all just go ahead and admit that we have received those loving, yet usually unwanted stray kisses right to the face or the mouth! I don’t mean to alarm you, but have you thought about what grows in those mouths?...

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Horrible Heartworms

By Dr. Karen Farnan, Veterinarian When I was in Vet School I did a necropsy on a dog who was euthanized for severe heartworm disease. The sight of those worms is something that I have never forgotten. Big, white spaghetti-like worms filling up the heart and the major...

read more

Spring Has Sprung – Seasonal Pet Tips

By Dr. Steven Wolchinsky, Veterinarian Now that you’ve made it through the winter you’ll be anxious to get outside with your pet and start your Springtime activities. Everything from gardening to spring cleaning is on the list as you prepare to get out and about. Your...

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Spring Poison Prevention for Pets

By Dr. Rachel Duncan, Veterinarian We all want to keep our family safe, including our four-legged family members.Pets are amongst the most vulnerable for poison ingestion. Dogs and cats are keen to explore new things, ingest substances quickly, and are not able to...

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Freshen Your Furry Friend’s Kisses

By Dr. Lindsay Lane, Partner & Veterinarian Let’s all just go ahead and admit that we have received those loving, yet usually unwanted stray kisses right to the face or the mouth! I don’t mean to alarm you, but have you thought about what grows in those mouths?...

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Successful Travel with your Pet

By Dr. Tracy Appelbaum, Medical Director, Partner With the holidays approaching many of us have travel plans that involve long distance car rides, plane flights and other forms of transportation. While this already seems stressful to schedule for ourselves, it can...

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Holiday Pet Gift Ideas

By Dr. Janet Weistock, Veterinarian As the holidays are approaching and you’re making your list and checking it twice, don’t forget about your furry family members! There are many different gift ideas at all different price ranges, so here are some ideas! For your...

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Canine Flu, Dog’s Can Get The Sniffles Too

You’ve heard of flu outbreaks making people sick, but they can happen to dogs, too. Canine flu is is on the rise this season and is highly contagious, infecting about 80% of all dogs who come into contact with it. Luckily it can be easily prevented and treated with these simple steps.

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Pass on the Puppy!

  By Dr. Meegan Weiler, Veterinarian So, you are thinking about getting a puppy? So cute, so cuddly, such vessels of destruction and chaos! Puppies are tons of work. Maybe that calm, older dog could be a better choice. In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet month I would...

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Diabetes in Our Dogs and Cats

By Dr. Katie Falk, Veterinarian Diabetes mellitus is a condition of hyperglycemia due to loss or dysfunction of insulin secretion by pancreatic beta cells, diminished insulin sensitivity, or both. Insulin helps transfer glucose from the bloodstream to cells of the...

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