Informative Articles

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 Choosing Your Puppy

"Are you considering a furry new family member?  There are some questions that may be going through your head. Pure bred or mix breed? Big or small?" 

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Dog Skin Problems and Allergies Part 1 - Atopy 

"Unlike humans who react to allergens with nasal symptoms, dogs react with skin problems. Canine atopy, a hereditary and chronic inhalant allergic skin disease, usually begins by 10 months of age up to 2 years of age." 

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Image result for canine seizuresSymptoms and Causes of Canine Seizures

"Like humans, dogs can experience seizures, which are caused by abnormal episodes of electrical activity in your dog’s brain. Seizures may present themselves as partial (affecting one part or side of the body) or grand mal (affecting both sides of the brain and body)." 

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Is Your Pet Having Urinary Tract Issues?

"If you have a female dog that has frequent urinary tract infections (UTI) with no obvious explanation, the excess of skin could be the reason. In that case, other tests such as a urine culture, urinalysis, blood work, ultrasound and radiographs would be needed to rule out other problems that could be causing the frequent UTIs."

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When to Bring Your Pets to the Vet

"Knowing when to bring your pet in for a visit to the doctor can be difficult to determine at times. Your pet’s first vet visit should be when you obtain them. Whether they be an elderly dog adopted from the shelter for a new puppy."

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