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Category Archives: preventive medicine

Rabies Baiting, 2014

We’ve touched on Rabies in the past and the importance of vaccinating our pets. The state and county health departments take Rabies very seriously. I recently received this e-mail from the Summit County Health Department and I’d like to pass some excerpts from the notification along to you, our clients and residents of Summit County: [...]

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Financially Planning for Puppyhood

So you just got a puppy and you’ve heard that there are some things you need to do for your him/her to get off on the right foot. Food is the first thing you had to think about, and truth be told, you already bought a bag before you found this post. No problem. You [...]

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Financially Planning for Kittenhood

So you just got a kitten and you’ve heard that there are some things you need to do for your him/her to get off on the right foot. Food is the first thing you had to think about, and truth be told, you already bought a bag before you found this post. No problem. You [...]

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids and DHA Benefits Puppies

We’re keeping it short with this post, but I’ve got some cool information to share. It’s from a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Evaluation of cognitive learning, memory, psychomotor, immunologic, and retinal functions in healthy puppies fed foods fortified with docosahexaenoic acid–rich fish oil from 8 [...]

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Parasites Revisited

Hitting the high points of parasites and preventive medicine.

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Rabies: it is here, and it is preventable

Rabies is too dangerous of a disease to be taken lightly.

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Healthcare Is More Than A “Shot”

Health care is more than just a “dog shot” or a “cat shot.” Health care is about taking a complete look at the patient, and taking a thorough history of the patient’s background. We’re interested in complete health care for your pet.

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New Advancements in Parasite Control – Parastar Plus

Just as our decision to move to Trifexis was because we believe it is a better product for our patients, our decision to move to Parastar Plus is based on our belief that it is the best product currently available for flea and tick control with dogs.

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Leptospirosis: a potential problem for your dog – and you!

Did you know that Leptospirosis is the #1 zoonotic disease in the world? Learn more about what Lepto means for your dog and for you.

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Heartworm Disease and Your Pet

Heartworm disease is a caused by a parasite that lives in the blood vessels around the heart. Dogs and cats acquire these heartworms by being bitten by a mosquito carrying a larval form of the worm. Which dogs and cats are at risk for exposure to heartworm disease?

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