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  • Housetraining and Crate Training: What Every Owner Needs to Know Open link in new window
    5/22/2018
    Many dogs that end up in shelters are there because of repeated housetraining accidents inside and destructive behavior. By learning the basics of housetraining and crate training, and what you can reasonably expect from your dog, these types of problematic habits can be avoided.
  • Housetraining and Crate Training Dogs Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    Whether you have just brought home your first puppy or you have recently adopted an adult dog, teaching your new pet the appropriate time and place to use the bathroom and providing a safe environment to rest are important for you and your pet’s relationship and emotional well-being.
  • Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    A heart murmur is one of several types of abnormal sounds your veterinarian can hear when listening to your pet's heart with a stethoscope. The murmur itself is not treated; the underlying cause of the murmur may or may not be treated.
  • Nutrition for Small Mammals Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    Diet is an important part of the care of these pets and each species should have its own specific nutritional needs met. A rabbit is not a rodent is not a ferret, and so on.
  • Atrial Fibrillation in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    Atrial fibrillation (sometimes called "A fib") is an arrhythmia, an irregularity of the heart's rhythm.
  • Vitamin C Supplements for Guinea Pigs Open link in new window
    5/16/2018
    Guinea pigs who do not receive enough vitamin C in their diet can suffer from vitamin C deficiency (commonly known as scurvy in humans). What foods and supplements are best sources of vitamin C for your guinea pig?
  • Nutrition and Exercise for Growing Puppies Open link in new window
    5/16/2018
    With the proliferation of large breed-specific and all-life-stage diets, it's sometimes difficult to know what is marketing hype from pet food manufacturers, what level of exercise is safe, and what the veterinary community recommends. The choices can impact the puppy's health in years to come, so it's best to understand the recommendations so you can make an informed choice.
  • Overweight Ponies Should Work for Food Open link in new window
    5/14/2018
    A novel dynamic feeding device can help ponies, donkeys and horses exercise and lose weight. 
  • Bovine Summer Pneumonia Open link in new window
    5/9/2018
    Even in well vaccinated herds, respiratory disease outbreaks can occur. 
  • Diabetic Dog Diet Open link in new window
    5/3/2018
    The dietary approaches for diabetic dogs are very different than those for diabetic cats.

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