GETTING A FUSSY SNAKE TO EAT

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IS IT AN EMERGENCY? (MAMMAL)

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15d43aef6c8a5134e1fc00a9c98b8ab0_L It’s hard to know when a problem is an emergency or not.  Call a Veterinarian or the Emergency Clinic if your pet is showing these signs or if you are unsure. Difficulty breathing, noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath.… Read More >>

DOG (AND CAT) BREATH

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AIRLINE TRAVEL WITH YOUR DOG

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RABBIT DIET

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AGING CHANGES IN CATS

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TRAVELING WITH YOUR CAT

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4d8c9898b5bb88437f053c8b957f47f3_L-300x200 You should consider several factors before traveling by plane with your cat: It is impossible to overemphasize the need to consult with the airline well in advance of your trip. This is essential if you hope to avoid last minute… Read More >>

BABIES AND DOGS

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4695cb3b19cbf906e45dac0da0913068_Generic-208x300 One of the most common questions asked of a veterinarian by an expectant parent (or grandparent) is how to introduce a new baby to the resident dog, particularly if the dog has not been exposed to infants before. Click on… Read More >>

DIARRHEA

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DIGGING DOGS

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