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February 15, 2024

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Did you know that 85% of pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old? How does this happen?When our pets eat, saliva, bacteria and food particles cover the teeth. These can develop into plaque. When the plaque is not brushed/cleaned away, it turns into a hard substance called tartar (or calculus)….

December 7, 2023

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Recently, there have been many news reports of a mystery respiratory dog illness in the United States. Although Oregon has been recognized as having a high incidence of this disease, Central Oregon is not currently experiencing an outbreak.  Here is what we do know about the new/atypical respiratory disease What are the symptoms of the…

November 26, 2023

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Pets can cough for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes a cough is minor and unconcerning. Other times it can be the first indication of a serious problem. How can you tell the difference? In general, a cough should be investigated if your pet is:– coughing multiple times a day– coughing, retching or hacking up…