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Purebred Rescue Groups

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Many dog owners admire the unique looks and personalities of purebreds, but also worry about the fate of millions of pets euthanized each year. What many people don’t realize is…

Other Interests

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Online Pet Pharmacies – Saving Money or Risk to Your Pets? LabraDoodle Pet Proofing Your Home Avoiding Dog Bites People Food for Pets Puppies and Kittens as Holiday Gifts? Strange…

Technology and Science

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Cloning Pets Stem Cell Relief Hi Tech Veterinary Medicine Laparoscopic Surgery Pet Microchips Veterinary Acupuncture The Cutting Edge… Laser Surgery for Pets! Fresh Breath and Straight Teeth

Epilepsy

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Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures.  It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used as…

Video Newsroom

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Veterinary care will help your pet with a wide variety of conditions. We encourage you to give us a call so we can personally address your particular concerns. In this…

Turtles

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Turtles are not easy or low maintenance reptiles. Generally, turtles (including the commonly found red eared sliders) are messy, long-lived, get quite large (so need large housing), and need exposure…

Exams, Vaccinations, Etc

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Experts agree that widespread use of vaccines within the last century has prevented death and disease in millions of animals. Pets, like people, can be protected from some diseases by…

Saying Goodbye

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A decision concerning euthanasia may be one of the most difficult decisions you can ever make regarding your pet. If your pet is extremely sick or so severely injured that…

High Blood Pressure in Dogs

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Most dog owners would admit a lack of knowledge or perhaps even a lack of concern about canine hypertension, or high blood pressure in dogs. After all, since they don’t…

Rabies

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Rabies is a fatal viral infection that is transmitted primarily through bite wounds. Skunks, bats, raccoons, and foxes are the primary carriers. Rabies is also fatal to humans, there has…

Seizures

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Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats.  Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases.  They can happen because of diseases outside the…

Heartworm

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Heartworm has been diagnosed in dogs in all parts of the world and is actually very common. This may be due to the fact that heartworm has a virtual 100%…

Ferrets

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The AVMA recognizes that ferrets (mustela putorius furo) are being kept as pets and for research purposes. In those states or areas where ferret ownership is legal, the AVMA recommends…

Roundworms

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There are many types of roundworms, but some of the most common are intestinal parasites of dogs, cats, and raccoons.  Puppies are frequently born with roundworms, and kittens can be…

How Pet Food Is Made

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Many pet owners are just as concerned about what goes into their pet’s food as they are about their own food. With so many brands out there, how can a…

Camping with Pets

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Camping with pets presents its own challenges. Skunks, raccoons, porcupines, snakes, and other wildlife can bite or otherwise injure your pet. Keep your pet within sight and on a leash.…

Rabbits

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Rabbits make wonderful pets. They are fluffy and soft, respond well to handling, and can learn to use a litter box. There are even different breeds of rabbit! For example,…

Mites

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There are many types of mites that infect dogs, cats, and other animals.  Mites are microscopic arthropod parasites that, for the most part, infect the skin or mucous membranes.  Mites…

Leptospirosis

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Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria.  Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of…

The Veterinary Approach

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Veterinarians employ state of the art technology that is very similar to technology used in the treatment of humans. Veterinarians in private clinical practice work to prevent disease and other…

PetTV

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Welcome to PetTV . . . Your destination to watch and share pet hobbies, interests, and discover truly quirky and unusual pets.  PetTV allows our website members to easily upload…

Behavior & Training

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Behavior Ferrets have powerful, distinct and engaging personalities, and a playful and fastidious nature. Ferrets are diurnal creatures with their periods of greatest activity just before sunrise and shortly after…

Budgies

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Budgies (budgerigars) are an extremely popular pet bird, and for good reason. These small parrots make delightful pets, and are usually friendly and easy to tame. While they can sometimes…

Obedience & Training

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Obedience training helps prevent negative encounters between family members and the dog. It reinforces the bond between the handler(s) and pet. Obedience Training A MUST for every good family dog,…