Wellness & Prevention

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

What causes heartworm disease?Heartworm disease or dirofilariasisis a serious and potentially fatal disease. It is caused by a blood-borne parasite known as Dirofilaria immitis.Adult heartworms are found in the heart, pulmonary artery, and adjacent large blood vessels...

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Dental Disease in Cats

Dental Disease in Cats

How common is dental disease in cats?Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. More than half of all cats over the age of three have some degree of dental disease. The most common problems are due to gingivitis (an inflammation...

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Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental Disease in Dogs

How common is dental disease in dogs?Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Over 80% of dogs over the age of three have active dental disease.Few dogs show obvious signs of dental disease, so it is up to the dog’s family and...

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Obesity in Dogs

Obesity in Dogs

In North America, obesity is the most common preventable disease in dogs. Approximately 25-30% of the general canine population is obese, with 40-45% of dogs aged 5-11 years old weighing in higher than normal. What is obesity? Obesity is an accumulation of excess body...

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Holiday Toxins for Pets

Holiday Toxins for Pets

  While the holidays bring more challenges to the already difficult winter months, we can’t forget about indoor and outdoor toxins frequently seen at this time of year.  Keeping your pets healthy and safe will help keep the holidays stress free. [caption...

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Halloween Safety for Pets

Halloween Safety for Pets

TRICK OR TREAT!! Halloween is an annual event that most children, and lots of adults too, look forward to enthusiastically and anticipate a day and evening filled with masks, candy, and pranks all year long!  But this holiday can be particularly spooky for...

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Body Condition Scores

Body Condition Scores

Weight-conscious people are familiar with BMI (Body Mass Index) as a yardstick to identify ideal weight. Pet owners are also focused on the weight of their pets. Luckily, there is a way to measure the body condition of our furry friends, too. The pet version of BMI is...

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Dental Cleaning in Cats

Dental Cleaning in Cats

It all starts with an exam room evaluation. When rough tartar accumulates on tooth surfaces and touches the gum line, it's time for a professional oral assessment, treatment, and prevention visit. This visit will include a thorough dental examination, teeth cleaning,...

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Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental Cleaning in Dogs

Dental Cleaning in DogsWhen rough tartar accumulates on tooth surfaces and touches the gum line it's time for a professional oral assessment, treatment, and prevention visit. This visit will include a thorough dental examination, teeth cleaning, and...

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