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Puppy Socialization

Most people want a dog that is friendly and well-behaved; a dog that is able to cope with the large variety of situations that they may find themselves in. Some dogs are naturally more social than others. But all puppies need exposure to a variety of situations to help them develop those skills.

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Pets Taking Steroids

Prednisone and prednisolone (glucocorticoids) are utilized often in veterinary medicine for their anti-inflammatory properties and at higher doses as an immunosuppressant.  These are steroids that rather than build the body up (as anabolic steroids do), they are designed to break down stored resources such as fats, sugars, and proteins so they may be used in […]

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Lyme Disease

What is it? Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete. How is it spread? The main carrier is the Ixodes scapularis tick, aka the deer tick. What are the clinical signs of Lyme disease? 95% of dogs are asymptomatic. In the acute form, dogs can have a transient fever, anorexia, depression and a shifting […]

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Paint Afternoon Fundraiser

On Sunday, Nov 13th, 2016, we transformed our front office into an art studio to host a fun-filled paint day as a fundraiser for our Tank Fallis Fund. The Tank Fallis Fund is our in clinic charitable fund to help our own clients when their pet’s in need of medical care and cannot financially support […]

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My Dog Has A Tick!

What now? A blood test called a 4DX test should be run to determine if your dog has antibodies to

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