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Why Tiger Needs To Be An Indoor Cat

Today’s post is a cautionary tale of two cat diseases. Feline Leukemia Virus is known as “the disease of friendly cats” because it is transmitted from one cat to another through licking each other, sharing food and water bowls and litterboxes. Saliva, urine and stool all carry large amounts of virus and it easily passes from […]

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Anesthesia And Surgery In Older Pets: A Dutchess Update

Periodically I’d like to update you on some patients we’ve talked about in previous posts. Dutchess, the older dog with gum disease and two lumps that needed removal (original post here) arrived for her procedures today. As we were performing two soft tissue surgeries and dental prophylaxis all in the same day we needed extra […]

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Rascal Gives Love As He Wags His Tail

Today we have a really short but really touching story to tell. It’s stories like this that keep us going back to work for our patients and their pet-loving owners. Rascal came in for an appointment for an ear problem. His left ear had been itchy for a couple of days and this was the […]

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Convenia Long-Acting Antibiotic Injection

“Awwww, Doc, can’t you just give him a shot?” Usually that question comes from a pet lover in the form of an objection to having to give oral medications for a two week or longer time period. Up until now our answer has been, “No, an antibiotic injection will last 12 to 24 hours, then […]

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