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Do You Know the Signs of Arthritis in Your Pet?

Osteoarthritis is a common, painful, chronic disease of both dogs and cats.  It is most often seen in elderly animals although younger animals who have had previous injuries or have been particularly active can suffer at a younger age.  Sometimes the signs of arthritis are very obvious… It’s not [...]

Ear Infections

Ear infections are more common in the spring and summer months due to the hot weather and increased humidity.  This is also a time where dogs who have allergies, start to flare up which can lead to ear infections. Ear infections can be common and cause significant discomfort.  The [...]


Spring usually is flea season.  The warmer weather combined with increased humidity leads to a population explosion.  However, as we are coming to the end of summer, your pets still can get fleas and so can your house. Fleas are designed to jump great distances which is how they [...]

When is a Pet Classified as Senior and what are their Health Care Needs?

Cats and dogs age SEVEN times faster that we do. So, when your pet turns 7 years old in ‘animal years’ that’s nudging 50!  An important milestone indeed. The 7 year milestone is the time when we Vets ask you to bring in your pets for us to make [...]

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