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Dealing with a sick pet, or the loss of one, can be devastating for an adult, and especially for a child. So how do you talk to your kids about losing their cuddly companion? 7's Lynn Martinez gets some expert advice in tonight's Parent to Parent. WSVN -- Derek and his dog Hannibul have been inseparable since Derek was just three years old. Jason Touhsant: "He's been there the majority of my son's life, ...
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Miami Veterinary Specialists Appoints Dr. Karen Oberthaler January 23, 2013 Share This:  Dr. Karen Oberthaler Miami Veterinary Specialists (MVS) is pleased to announce the addition of their new Veterinary Oncologist, Dr. Karen Oberthaler. MVS is a specalisty care facility established with the goal of providing hospital to meet the specialty needs of the veterinary community in Miami and the Florida Keys. Dr. Karen Oberthaler is a board-certified veterinary oncologist and a diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine in Oncology. ...
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Today's South Florida Business Journal let its readers know that we now have a new oncologist, Dr. Karen Oberthaler, on our team! Check it out below and please feel free to call us at (305) 665-2820 to set an appointment and meet her in person.
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December 2012 This holiday season, things haven't slowed                   down at MVS one bit! Our surgeons were just recognized & thanked by Jungle Island for saving Peanut, the iPad-loving orangutan's life. This surgery was complex, the results outstanding, and overall an incredibly rewarding experience.  Below you'll find more information on the surgery and thank-you we received. We are also excited to announce that we are once again doing a holiday pet drive benefiting the ...
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Miami Veterinary Specialists recognized by Jungle Island for saving Peanut the orangutans life By Community Press Releases Date posted: November 19, 2012 Share on google_plusone E-mail  Print MVS and Jungle Island Miami Veterinary Specialists, South Florida's leading specialty and emergency veterinary hospital, received a one-of-a-kind artwork by Noel Kassewitz, commissioned by Jungle Island to express the park’s gratitude for all the work done by MVS surgeons, Dr. Alavaro Larin and Dr. Mark Wosar, for Peanut, the orangutan. In the piece, ...
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  Pet owners warned about epileptic seizures Miami Veterinary Specialists say secretions from Bufo toads, exposure to snail bait can cause seizures Published On: Nov 08 2012 04:12:47 PM EST  Updated On: Nov 08 2012 11:00:00 PM EST    Pet owners warned about seizures MIAMI - Epileptic seizures not only affect humans, but can also happen to dogs and cats. Ileana Puig will never forget when her dog Kaylee had an epileptic seizure two years ago. "All of a sudden, I heard a sound ...
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One our wonderful emergency doctors, Dr. Ivan Perez, talked to Coral Gables TV about the dangers that pets face during Halloween and how their owners can keep them safe.  The segment ran on Channel 77 on Comcast, but you can also see it here - enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjm-ym8sMh4&feature=youtu.be
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Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year but that doesn't mean trick-or-treaters in cute costumes and loud spooky noises won't be around, so here are a few tips for you and your doggies: Keep your doggie safe by keeping him inside and creating a quiet and stress free environment. All the festivities going in and outside of the house might cause more stress and anxiety to your doggie, so take 'em out on a ...
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Dear JABBERS: Novelist George Eliot once said,"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms." We can learn an awful lot from our pets. My cat Charlie is so forgiving, he sleeps at my feet even after I've left him alone for three straight days. One of my favorite dogs, a black Lab named Maddy Ann, always seems to have a smile that runs completely through her. In college, ...
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