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Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats and Dogs

Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats and Dogs

Early disease screening is critical to keep your pet living longer and healthier. All dogs and cats over 7 years of age should be screened for disease twice a year. Keep an eye out for these warning signs between visits.   Lumps and Bumps   As dogs and cats age, they...
Hair versus Fur and Other Pet Fur Facts

Hair versus Fur and Other Pet Fur Facts

In this article we’ll explain the difference between hair and fur; discuss the allergies some people have to pets; talk about fur color and patterns,and explain the right way to bathe and groom your pet.   Jump To: Why Does My Pet’s Fur Stand Up When He’s...
What To Do If My Pet Has Fleas

What To Do If My Pet Has Fleas

A step-by-step guide to identifying a flea infestation, treating your pet, and permanently ridding your home of fleas.   #1 How Do I Know If My Pet Has Fleas:  Diagnosing the source of an itchy pet.   Every spring, summer, and fall, Brookfield Animal Hospital phones...
My Pet Was Diagnosed With Diabetes

My Pet Was Diagnosed With Diabetes

Your pet has been diagnosed with diabetes, which happens when the pancreas fails to produce adequate amounts of insulin, a hormone necessary for controlling blood glucose (sugar) levels.  In almost all cases, diabetes is a manageable disease in cats and dogs.  ...