CFVC Blog

Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic visits the Akron Zoo

One of the things I really enjoy about the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic is that our team here, my fantastic technicians and assistants along with Dr. Kendra and Dr. Jenn, seems to enjoy working with each other. The greatest evidence for this is that we even enjoy spending our non-work time together. Over the years, [...]

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CFVC Welcomes Dr. Kendra Nicholas!

In keeping with our mission of providing compassionate and comprehensive care for our patients, we welcome Dr. Kendra Nicholas as our newest the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic team! Dr. Kendra grew up in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA. She received her B.S. in Animal Bioscience with a minor in Equine Science from The Pennsylvania State [...]

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Ticks Are Officially Here In Summit County

Please note: there are more graphics and numbers in this post than I usually get into on this blog. But hang in there… this is important for our dogs… and for us! There hasn’t been a whole lot of *new* in veterinary medicine in northeast Ohio over the past couple of decades as it relates [...]

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Pet Loss Grief Support

Saying good-bye to a long-loved pet is a major life event that you ought not have to experience alone. The Akron General Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates are offering Pet Loss Grief Support sessions at the Justin T. Rogers Care Center on April 12, 19 & 26 from 2:00-3:30pm (repeated at 6:00-7:30). Those who experience [...]

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Treatment for Canine Hypothyroidism

Dear Valued Client, Recent developments in the pharmaceutical world have set up conditions where the cost of treatment for canine hypothyroidism, levothyroxine, will increase. For a long time, various manufacturers of levothyroxine sold their product without any regulatory oversight. These manufacturers reverse-engineered their product from the patented levothyroxine on the human market. The Food and [...]

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Helping a Rodent Mouth

We don’t have a large population of rodent patients at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic, but when we do see them, dental issues seem to be one of the more common reasons. These guys need to have the proper occlusion of their teeth, and when this doesn’t happen, their lives can be at risk for [...]

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New Year’s Closing

A little PSA from CFVC… We’ll be closed on New Year’s Day (Jan. 1). On Thursday, New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31), we’ll have some different hours: we’ll be seeing appointments until noon for your needs, and will be closed for the afternoon hours. The Saturday after New Year’s, January 2, Dr. Gates will be in [...]

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Flea Control Made Simple, v.2015-2016

Remember that loooooonnnngggg, wet spring/early summer of 2015? Remember that relative non-winter of 2015-16? The fleas do, and they loved it. (The ticks have loved these seasons, too.) We’ve been seeing lots and lots of flea cases over the past number of months (yes, even through the winter and spring!). If a flea made it [...]

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What Would *YOU* Do?

“What would you do if you were in my shoes?” If that’s not the most common question we hear in veterinary medicine, it’s a close second. Sometimes it we’re asked when a cat with kidney disease reaching the end of quality of life. Other times we’re asked when the dog looks as though it has [...]

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New Doctor Joins CFVC!!!

2015 has been an exciting year for us at Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic, and the latest news is that Dr. Jenn Gates has joined the practice! Dr. Jenn comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience, particularly in the areas of internal medicine and ophthalmology. A native of the Youngstown/Brookfield and eventually Hilliard areas, she [...]

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