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Spaying and Neutering Pets

Common Surgical Procedure Has Benefits

Stethoscope with heart imageCertainly, the most common surgeries performed in small animal veterinary medicine are the spays and neuters. Health concerns and extending the quality of pets’ lives have become a major incentive to altering our pets. Many serious health risks can be minimized or prevented altogether with spaying and neutering – especially if done at an early age. Read Story

Hyperthyroidism and Cats

Quick Facts from a Veterinarian

Cat eats from a bowlHave you noticed that your cat has put on a few pounds over the past year? An increase in your cat's appetite and thirst can be a warning sign that he or she might be producing too much thyroid hormone, a condition called hyperthyroidism. Our contributing veterinarian discusses symptoms and treatments for the disorder.Read Story

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First Aid For Your Pet

Pet First Aid Checklist

You can easily put together a well-stocked pet first aid kit.
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Emergency Survival Story


Catching snowballs while on vacation wasn't as much fun as anticipated when Toby's leg snapped like a broomstick after landing hard in the snow.Full Story

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