Blog Entries - 2013

A dog named Roxy

Meet Roxy!

June 12, 2013  |  dogs, pet of the month

Pet of the Month Roxy came into our extended hospital family in April of 2010 when she was 11 months old. She was offered up for adoption due to behavior issues. She was headstrong, destructive, stubborn, and aggressive at times. A trainer had even said she

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A cat named Fluffly

Calling All Pet Lovers!

May 30, 2013  |  pet of the month

Pet of the Month Does Fluffy get in to trouble? Did Baxter steal the show? Does Bailey make you laugh? Do you have a story you would like to share about your pet?  We are looking for nominations for "Pet of the Month".  It's simple, we just need

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x-ray of an animal

On the Inside

May 23, 2013  |  pet care, x-ray

Radiography, or X-ray, is an indispensable tool in medicine. It allows us to see what we otherwise could not.  X-ray uses a form of radiation to project through the body onto to photographic film (or digital reader). Bone becomes black and white. Many

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Dog with a teddy bear

Being Prepared

Accidents happen. That's why we keep band-aids in the cupboard. But what should you keep on hand for your pet? We complied this basic list of supplies for a pet first aid and disaster preparedness kit.  - Phone numbers: family veterinarian (that's

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Paw prints in mud

Soggy Spring

May 10, 2013  |  dogs, pet care, vaccinations

The trouble with puddles In the Spring and Autumn, we tend to have quite a bit of rain. Many areas that would otherwise be dry become soggy and wet, retaining ponds fill with water, drainage ditches are like streams. Also during these seasons, our wildlife

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Dog scratching itself

Summer is Coming!

May 2, 2013  |  parasite prevention, pet care

Let's Keep Them Safe As the weather gets warmer (and fast!), we are spending more time outdoors with our pets. We wanted to take a few moments and remember the warm weather risks for our furry friends. In the next few weeks we'll go over these risks and what

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