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Ticks: Perennial Problem for Human and Animal Health

Ticks are a perennial problem for human and animal health, as they are vectors of transmission of various potentially debilitating ailments. Utilizing flea and...

The Cicadas Are Back

They're ba-ack. The cicadas are about to emerge. Cicadas are stout-bodied insects with broad heads, clear-membraned wings, and prominent compound eyes. The species which inhabit...

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With cautious optimism, it is time to start preparing our furry friends for our return to a modified pre-pandemic life. As quickly as we...

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Glaucoma isn’t only a disease of people. Cats and dogs can have elevated eye pressure, too! Many people have heard of glaucoma, but what is...

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With the dramatic recent influx of puppies and rescue dogs, we have observed a marked increase in incidences of hookworm, an intestinal parasite. Most...

Preventing Lyme Disease in Pets

A dreamy winter of warmth and little snow has a sinister side-effect: summer ticks and Lyme disease. The lack of cold allows for a...

Don’t Forget to Socialize Your Dog

At present many of our city’s residents are home much more than in the past due to social, or physical distancing. With several months...

Veterinary Staff: The Unsung Heroes

As a kid I recall watching re-runs of M*A*S*H, late in the evening. The first episode of the series stuck with me. It was...

Taking The Dog on Vacation

Fall is for cooler weather and road trips! How much fun would it be to take your dog on vacation? To play in the...
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