Preventing Tick-Borne Disease

Prevention is the key to keeping your pet healthy and free of tick-borne disease such as Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis. Many of you attended our tick-borne disease seminars last month. For those that couldn’t attend and for those that did, we’d like to reiterate the preventive

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Online Pharmacies Not Always Your Best Bet

It never makes sense to overpay for medications or veterinary care. Let’s face it though, the past few years have required quite a bit more belt-tightening.  Many pet owners will turn to online pharmacies to ease the burden on their wallet. Price should not be the only

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TightRope Cruciate Surgery at Elkhorn Veterinary Clinic

Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) surgery is the most commonly performed veterinary orthopedic surgery. Although there are several CCL surgical methods used in the canine patient, the TightRope should be considered due to it being a less invasive procedure with fewer risks and less expensive than other methods.

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Protect Pets from Harmful Foods this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for feasting on rich foods and drinks. Many of us like to celebrate with our pets and think giving them a few scraps from the table “just this once” can’t hurt. Think twice, however, before sharing your food with your dog or

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Is Something Bugging Your Pet?

Fleas are a common problem with pets in Wisconsin, especially during late summer and early fall. Fleas are small, brown or black, wingless insects with flattened bodies. These blood-sucking insects cause considerable irritation and distress to infested pets. The best places to look for fleas on your

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Handy Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The holiday season can be a stressful time for pets. Many households are very busy, which creates near constant stimulation – garage doors are opening and closing, doorbells are ringing, excited children wanting to play, food everywhere, and noises of all kinds surround your pet. Unfortunately, there

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