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Food Allergies

Food Allergies

If your dog or cat is itchy and we have ruled out parasitic and infectious causes (see our Itchy Pet handout which discusses parasites and infection in more detail), he or she may have a food allergy.   What Causes Food Allergies In Dogs and Cats?   A food allergy...
Spay or Neuter Your Dog or Cat

Spay or Neuter Your Dog or Cat

  Animal welfare and rescue groups, such as the ASPCA, strongly encourage owners to spay and neuter their pets. Pet overpopulation is an enormous problem in this country, and preventing unwanted litters of puppies and kittens helps to decrease the number of animals in...
Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Clean

Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Clean

Every Dog Develops Dental Disease by 3 Years of Age Did you know that dental disease is the most common medical problem in dogs? By just three years of age, most dogs already have periodontal disease, including gum infection and gum/bone loss. But good news- dental...
Pet Safety and First Aid

Pet Safety and First Aid

The following information is provided by the Veterinary Information Network, a private forum for veterinarians to exchange ideas on the latest and best ways to treat a variety of illnesses and conditions in companion animals.    Take a few moments a familiarize...