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Tag Archives: pet health

Spaying/Neutering Your Pets: What You Need To Know

May 12, 2015

I’d like to help you navigate the sometimes murky waters of the spay/neuter conundrum. There’s a lot of misinformation and lore out there about spaying and neutering and I want you, the pet owner, to have the right information from a practicing veterinarian. Despite all the controversy, one thing is still crystal clear: For the vast majority of pets and pet owners, having your pet…  

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Protecting Pets From Fleas Helps to Prevent Anemia

March 19, 2015

Protecting our pets is one of the most important jobs we have as pet owners. We protect them from abuse, loneliness, illness and the elements by providing shelter, love, good medical care and protection from parasites. A common cause of illness in pets is anemia, and I’d like to explore how you can help protect your pet against it, easily and at home. Before we…  

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Hurray, it’s Spay/Neuter Awareness Month!

February 10, 2015

Sound dull? Not at all! I’m Super Smiley, blog dog, here to say: I’m neutered and I’m Super Smilin’!  It’s Big!  Last February more than 700 World Spay Day Events reported all 50 states and 41 countries participated 24 spay/neuter resolutions were passed 68,239 dogs, cats and rabbits were spayed or neutered And, the vision of shining the light on this powerful subject came from…  

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Rod’s Top 3 Things Vets Wish Pet Owners Knew

November 25, 2014

Dr. Tony gave some great advice last week on what veterinarians wish that pet owners knew! I have three more to add to that list: Are follow-up examinations/recheck visits important? As veterinarians, we realize it may seem like an inconvenience to bring your pet back into our hospitals/offices for their follow-up exam. Besides he/she seems much better, so why bother? However, the recheck can be…  

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