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14 Must-Have Travel Accessories for Your Dog

14 Must-Have Travel Accessories for Your Dog

By Melissa Hart, a special contributorLike people, dogs crave the stimulation of new places — exciting sights, sounds, and, of course, smells. Even the shyest pups love a run on the beach, a hike on a snowy mountain trail, or a swim in a summer-warm lake. So call off...

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Your New Kitten Guide

Your New Kitten Guide

What to expect at your kitten's visits with us: • At every visit we weigh your pet. We are keeping a record of this throughout your pets life. Of course as your kitten grows we need to track their size, but even as adults weight is an important part of health. Sudden...

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Your New Puppy Guide

Your New Puppy Guide

What to expect at your puppy’s visits with us: • At every visit we weigh your pet and we will keep a record of this throughout your pet’s life. As your puppy grows, we need to track her size. However, even in adult dogs, weight is an important part of health and...

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Microchipping Your Pet

Microchipping Your Pet

Few things frighten a pet owner as much as the prospect of losing a pet. The door didn’t close all the way. The gate was left open. There’s a hole you didn’t know about in the fence. Accidents happen. Thankfully, a few valuable tools, such as a microchip, can help...

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Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

Did you know that one of the most common serious injuries veterinarians see in large dogs is also a common human injury? Tears of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) in dogs is equivalent to injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in humans. This ligament in...

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LVMT–What do those letters mean?

LVMT–What do those letters mean?

My name is Stephanie Adams and I am a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician. I am also the lead veterinary nurse here at Family Pet Health. That is quite a mouthful, but what does it really all mean? My role in the clinic is to support the veterinarians, lead the...

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Love is in the air as February is the month of love. Although Valentine’s Day chocolates are a danger to our pets and should be kept out of reach, another threat this time of year is skunks. Skunks are much more active during the month of February during their...

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