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Pet Microchipping Myths Debunked

Pet Microchipping Myths Debunked

A large number of pet owners are unsure exactly how microchips work. Because of this, many may avoid getting these potentially life-saving devices for their furry friends. Our team banishes common pet microchipping myths to clear up any confusion.   Myth: My pet needs...

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Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

Are Hairballs Normal for Cats?

If you have a feline friend in your home, you are probably familiar with hairballs. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health! Let’s take a closer look at...

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10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets   With pets living longer than ever, there’s a higher risk of cancer development in old age. But, by knowing the cancer warning signs, you can quickly detect abnormalities and schedule a check-up with our veterinarian. Here are...

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Your Pet’s Chipped Tooth

Your Pet’s Chipped Tooth

When presenting their feline or canine family members, our clients will often direct our attention to the teeth. Chipped, broken, fractured, or worn teeth can be a source of pain and infection for pets, and should be evaluated by your veterinarian promptly.  A minor...

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Oh No! Your Pet Has Halitosis!

Oh No! Your Pet Has Halitosis!

Written by Emily Sullivan, DVM. Nobody likes bad breath in a dog or cat. The medical term for bad breath is halitosis. Beyond being unpleasant to smell, halitosis can also signal potential health concerns for your pet. In order to combat halitosis, it is helpful to...

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Improving Your Pet’s Oral Health

Improving Your Pet’s Oral Health

Written by Kristen Esterbrook, DVM. It can be daunting to consider the task of brushing your pet's teeth daily, but the many benefits make the effort very important to their health. Brushing helps reduce the accumulation of plaque and tartar, which are associated with...

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