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    Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month

    Oct 10 2019

    October marks Veterinary Technician Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate the profession and the role that technicians play in veterinary medicine. Also referred to as veterinary nurses, technicians…

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    Pet Obesity Awareness Day

    Oct 03 2019

    Pet Obesity Awareness Day is October 9th – a day that draws attention to, well, a growing problem. While estimates vary, up to 56% of cats in the United States are overweight! The situation isn’t…

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    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    Jul 31 2012

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

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    High-Rise Syndrome

    Jul 17 2012

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

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    Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    Jun 01 2012

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

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    Tick Prevention

    Jun 01 2012

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…

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    New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

    Apr 30 2012

    Some cases of kidney disease in cats may have a viral origin