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Archive for 'Veterinarians'

Tony’s Top 3 Things Vets Wish Pet Owners Knew

November 18, 2014

Communication in all areas of life is important — you have to let your spouse or loved one know what you’re thinking (how many times have you heard “I’m not a mind reader!”), you have to communicate with your kids (even if they seem to speak a foreign language), and you have to communicate with people at work to get things done. One vital area…  

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Why is My Dog So Itchy?

October 28, 2014

Itchy pets are always the top of any list of common ailments that veterinarians see. And there are a lot of things that can make a dog itchy! Most common is atopy, or the doggy version of hay fever. This seasonal condition causes more canine misery than any other one that I can think of. Dogs with atopy lick, chew and scratch at any part of…  

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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Water?

October 22, 2014

As pet parents, you of course want to make sure your four-legged companions stay healthy. Part of total health care involves regular visits to your veterinarian. You set up your appointment, arrive on time and then are escorted into the examination room with Fido or Scruffy. During this examination process you are asked several questions about your pet’s habits including, is he/she drinking normally or has…  

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Is There Such a Thing as Over Medicating?

October 20, 2014

Country music fans  are probably familiar with Daryle Singletary’s song, “Too Much Fun.” For those who prefer a different genre of tunes, the chorus goes something like this, “Too much fun, what’s that mean? / It’s like too much money, there’s no such thing / It’s like a girl too pretty with too much class / Being too lucky, a car too fast / No matter…  

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