Wellness & Prevention

Heartorm Disease in Dogs

Heartorm Disease in Dogs

What causes heartworm disease?Heartworm disease or dirofilariasisis a serious and potentially fatal disease. It is caused by a blood-borne parasite known as Dirofilaria immitis.Adult heartworms are found in the heart, pulmonary artery, and adjacent large blood vessels...

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Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental Disease in Dogs

How common is dental disease in dogs?Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Over 80% of dogs over the age of three have active dental disease.Few dogs show obvious signs of dental disease, so it is up to the dog’s family and...

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Dental Disease in Cats

Dental Disease in Cats

How common is dental disease in cats?Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. More than half of all cats over the age of three have some degree of dental disease. The most common problems are due to gingivitis (an inflammation...

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Obesity in Dogs

Obesity in Dogs

In North America, obesity is the most common preventable disease in dogs. Approximately 25-30% of the general canine population is obese, with 40-45% of dogs aged 5-11 years old weighing in higher than normal. What is obesity? Obesity is an accumulation of excess body...

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Holiday Toxins for Pets

Holiday Toxins for Pets

  While the holidays bring more challenges to the already difficult winter months, we can’t forget about indoor and outdoor toxins frequently seen at this time of year.  Keeping your pets healthy and safe will help keep the holidays stress free. Are poinsettias...

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Instructions for Ear Cleaning in Cats

Instructions for Ear Cleaning in Cats

Ear cleaning is not usually necessary in cats. Most cats are fine without it, but for those who are prone to wax build-up and/or ear infections, ear cleaning is a very important part of your cat's hygiene needs. Cleaning your dog's ears does not require any special...

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