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Senior Pet

As part of your pet’s total health care we are advising a mid-year senior wellness screening for your senior pet. Because of the impact on pet and human health we feel it is important to make comprehensive wellness care and parasite control a priority. Societal changes have brought pets into the family, therefore intensifying the need for disease prevention.

 

Problems progress faster in pets.


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Laser Photobiostimulation

Laser photobiostimulation provides a noninvasive, non-pharmacological way to initiate physiological and biological  healing of tissues and pain relief.  Laser photobiostimulation stimulates the animal's body to heal itself.  Schedule a visit today, or ask about it at your next visit.

 


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Get the Scoop: What Your Pet's Poop is Telling You

We know it can be an icky subject to talk about- but there is a lot about your pet’s stool that can be an indicator of their health. Not only is it important to monitor what goes into their body, but it is also necessary to keep an eye on what’s coming out.

 


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Four Fixes for Feline Behavior Issues

Would you know if your cat was stressed?

Due to their seemingly lazy demeanor, the idea of a stressed cat may seem unlikely or even absurd to many pet owners. But if your cat is demonstrating behaviors such as inappropriate elimination, aggression or excessive grooming, stress is likely to be a contributing factor.

In addition, stress can lead to a number of chronic medical conditions, such as Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD).

Where does stress come from?


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Top This! 5 Healthy Dog Food Toppers

Not everyone has time to cook meals for their dog, but with a little effort, you could try adding some healthy toppers to their dry food that you already give them! Here are the top 5 foods we suggest to give a try:

 


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Bad Pet Breath? 10 Important Things You Need To Know...

Does your fido or fluffy have bad breath? That offensive odor could signify serious health risks for you beloved companion. February is National Pet Dental Month; which is a good time to paws & consider getting your dog's teeth or cat’s teeth cleaned!

Here are the top 10 things you need to know:

#1 Periodontal disease is the #1 diagnosed problem in dogs & cats. By age 3, 85% of dogs & cats are affected with some level of dental disease.


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A Pet's Guide To Weight Loss

Obesity is an accumulation of excessive energy stored by adipose (fatty) tissue sufficient enough to contribute to disease. It is the most common form of malnutrition in our companion animals and it is growing in frequency due to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle coupled with highly-palatable, energy-dense food sources.

Obesity can significantly increase the risk of various diseases and can negatively impact both the quality of life as well as the life span of our pets.


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Can Your Pet Get the Flu? What You Need to Know About CIV

The recent outbreak of canine influenza virus (CIV) in the Midwestern region of the United States has affected more than 1,000 dogs. Should you be worried?

As with all infectious and parasitic disease trends, our doctors have been closely following this issue and its possible indications for our clients and patients.


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