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    Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

    Sep 04 2017

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    Just like us, diabetes is a disease that affects our furry companions and more cases are diagnosed every year. We cannot cure diabetes, but with the proper care and treatments…

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    Why does my Dog Eat Poop?

    May 15 2017

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    This is probably one of the more common questions I get, and it usually comes up at the end of an appointment, asked in a hushed and slightly embarrassed voice.…

  • Lyme Disease and Your Pet

    Mar 12 2017

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    What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease (Borreliosis) is an infection caused by bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.  It is transmitted by deer ticks and can infect many different animals including dogs, cats,…

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    The Holidays and your Pet

    Dec 20 2016

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    Happy Holidays!  Here are a few tips to help keep your pets happy and safe during this festive season.   Foods to be aware of : Grapes, raisins and currents…

  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Oct 01 2016

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    What is the Thyroid Gland? Located in the neck, this gland controls metabolism (energy use) for the entire body.  Hyperthyroidism is when the thyroid gland overproduces hormone, increasing an individual’s…

  • Heat Related Problems and Our Pets

    Jun 01 2016

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    Spring and summer are going to be a hot this year. These high temperatures, along with increased humidity, can lead to dangerous and life-threatening situations for our family pets. Heat…

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    It’s Heartworm Season!

    Mar 29 2016

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    Time to get your pet tested and started on preventative BEFORE the mosquitoes are here!  What is Heartworm? Heartworm is a blood parasite transmitted by mosquitoes to our pets.  The…

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    Dental Disease: The Hidden Problem

    Jan 05 2016

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    It is estimated that 90% of all pets over 2 years old have dental issues, 50% require immediate attention. The same conditions that lead to our tooth and gum problems…

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    What is Laser Therapy and How Can it Help Your Pet?

    Nov 10 2015

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    Non traditional ways of treating illness and Holistic therapies are being used by medical professionals more and more.  Veterinary medicine is no different, and one such therapy that we at…

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    Summertime with our Pets

    Jun 12 2015

    Mahovlich | Paw Prints

    Well, summer is almost here, and that means hot, sunny days and fun trips with the family.  Getting outside with our pets and enjoying the days of summer can be…