CFVC Blog

Helping a Rat’s 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? The fleas do, and they loved it. We’ve been seeing lots and lots of flea cases over the past number of months (yes, even through December!), and we expect to see more as the winter of 2016 unfolds. If a flea made it into your home during [...]

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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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Staff Training Day

It’s a top priority for us at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic for our doctors and our support staff of technicians & assistants to be well-trained and well-versed in the latest techniques and skills of medicine, surgery, animal care and client care. It is with this in mind that we will be closed on Wednesday, [...]

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Gardening and Your Pets

It’s springtime in Ohio (no really, it is), and it’s time to start planning your garden. The list of items to grow in your backyard garden is long and varied. Having had no luck with root vegetables in the past, I’m partial to tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, summer squash and herbs. In addition to installing a [...]

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Improving Quality of Life in a BIG WAY

Dogs and cats present with all types of diseases and conditions every week here at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic, and while many of these are routine to one degree or another and somewhat easily diagnosed, we get thrown some real curveballs. This is a story of one such curveball that has shown that when [...]

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Celebrating Dr. Gates, His Veterinary Career and Contributions

We recently celebrated Dr. Gates’ career as his retirement is just around the corner. Former Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic staff members Penny, Becky, Kristen and others joined us as present staff honored him as a veterinarian and businessman as well as a mentor and advisor. The opportunities he’s provided through the jobs he’s created for [...]

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Providing Oral Comfort

Nobody is sure how Maggie broke one of her upper canine teeth, but it looked pretty painful to her family at home and to me when she presented for examination. She needed help. In our last post we highlighted digital dental radiography and how it helps us provide optimal care for our patients. In this [...]

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