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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)….

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…

October 17, 2023

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Approximately 25% of dogs are diagnosed with arthritis and many more are likely affected. Arthritis is also known as osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD). It is a degenerative, progressive, and irreversible condition of the joints.  Degenerative joint disorders are probably as common in cats but are less likely to be associated with obvious symptoms,…

June 15, 2023

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Have you ever thought about getting pet insurance? Most of us have thought about pet insurance at some point. Whether it’s because your pet is sick and needs treatment or if it’s because you’re getting a new pet. Even as veterinarians, there are some procedures that we cannot perform and having pet insurance can help…