Adopting An Elderly Dog? What To Discuss With Your Veterinarian

14 October 2022
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Older dogs often exude a type of gentle dignity and acceptance that few heartfelt canine lovers can resist, especially when spotted on the "ready for adoption" list at your local pound. When making the decision to adopt an older canine, however, there are some important points that the adoptive pet parent will want to go over with a caring veterinary health provider at the time of adoption.  Transitioning to new surroundings Read More 

4 Responsibilities of Veterinary Services in Promoting Food Safety

21 July 2022
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Did you know that one in six Americans get zoonotic diseases every year? Some illnesses result from undercooked food or unhygienic practices, while others result from consuming infected animal products. So, what roles does a veterinarian play to keep you from the percentage who suffer zoonotic illnesses? 1. Enhance Animal Welfare As a basic principle, animal welfare equates to healthy food. Stressed animals are more prone to illnesses and make farmers seek veterinary services. Read More 

Tips To Ease Your Dog’s Anxiety

15 April 2018
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Dogs can suffer from anxiety for a number of different reasons. Some dogs don't like loud noises from thunder, lightning, wind or fireworks, while other dogs may get anxiety about going in the car, to the veterinarian's office or going anywhere. If your dog has anxiety, he may show it by whimpering or whining, barking, or even cowering and hiding. To help ease your dog's anxiety, there are a few things you can do to help. Read More 

3 Situations That Are Considered Emergencies For Your Pet

6 January 2018
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Pet medical emergencies may not look like regular human medical emergencies and need to be treated differently. It is important to know what pet medical emergencies look like and how you should respond in an emergency situation in order to assist your pet in a helpful manner. With pets, there are a few big issues that vets see that are often ignored by most pet owners that require medical attention: trauma, diarrhea, and vomiting as well as bloating. Read More 

Signs Your Dog May Have A Dental Infection

15 November 2017
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If you have ever had a toothache, you then understand how a relatively minor pain in a small area can have a negative effect on your entire health and well being. This is the same for your dog. A cracked tooth, cavity, or infection can quickly become a major health problem if left untreated. Part of the problem is your dog cannot tell you where they hurt. Fortunately, by knowing the signs of dog dental problems you can quickly recognize when there is an issue and seek treatment. Read More