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July 4th Considerations for your Pets

The 4th of July is an exciting time full of parties and cookouts, boating and fireworks. What we find fun, your pets may find extremely stressful. Here are a few holiday tips to think about before the festivities begin: Provide your pet with a quiet, comfortable spot in your home to safely escape all the…

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Cold Weather Precautions

With temperatures dipping to single digits and below, it’s a good time to review cold weather care for your pets. • Bundle Up – Just because your pet walks around in a fur coat, don’t believe that he or she won’t get cold. You can help you pet stay warm by having him or her…

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At Your Fingertips – Your Pet’s Records Anytime, Anywhere

Whether you are a frequent visitor or a new to our site, we hope that you find it both useful and informative. In addition to veterinary advice, we’ve included several tools available to our clients that can make pet ownership easier and more enjoyable. Petly is a portal into your pet’s veterinary records here at…

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New Insights in Equine Parasite Control

  Controlling internal parasites is essential to keeping your horse healthy and performing at his best. High levels of parasitism may cause weight loss, a poor hair coat, and a depressed attitude. It may also cause more severe problems such as intermittent or persistent diarrhea, colic, and even death. Internal parasites are controlled by using…

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Newly Identified Dental Condition in Middle-Aged Horses

Veterinarians have recently identified a dental condition principally seen in older horses. Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis (EOTRH) is a painful condition principally seen in horses over the age of 15. EOTRH is characterized by the horse’s body resorbing the bone and tissue surrounding the incisor and canine roots. Tooth resorption in itself is…

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Confidentiality of Veterinary Records

You expect your doctor and dentist to keep your personal medical records private. But what about your pet’s veterinary record? Your pet’s medical records belong to the veterinarian caring for the animal. As the owner of the animal, you are entitled to receive a copy of those records upon request. But what happens when you…

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