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Tag Archives: outdoors

Plague: An Age-Old Foe Still Causes Woe

November 11, 2015

It seems incredible that, with all the advances we’ve made in modern medicine, there are still diseases amidst us that were a threat to our great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents…and even farther back in time. Case in point: plague. It’s still around, and fleas help spread it. News media recently announced that 16 cases of plague have been reported in the United States this year; the most recent case…  

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Top 5 Summertime Threats to Your Pet

May 22, 2015

May 23 is National Heat Awareness day, and with summer and the nicer weather coming just around the corner, I want you to be aware of some of the threats that heat can pose to your pets. They’re all things that I have seen and treated in my 20 years as an emergency vet. 5. Fireworks: Lovely to look at, scary for pets! Make sure pets…  

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