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Diabetes in Dogs

It is usual for people to talk about having a family member diagnosed with diabetes, but what about when it is a furry family member who is diagnosed with diabetes?

Actually, diabetic dogs are not as unusual as people may …

Medicine Mix-Ups

Did you know that medication errors can happen just as easily to your pets as to they can to people? Prescriptions for pets are sometimes filled in the same pharmacies that serve human patients and errors can start with something …

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Annie’s Surgery

Annie is a 9 1/2 year-old spayed female mixed breed dog.  She can easily be described as a very feisty girl bursting with personality.  She is also very obedient according to her “mom” Alina.  Which is why it was very …

The Problem of Pet Obesity

Unfortunately, obesity isn’t just an issue among humans in this country, but also among our furry and fluffy friends. In fact, recent reports have estimated that more than 50 percent of pets are now overweight.

Obesity can be caused by …

Doggie Yoga

As pet owners, we all know that exercise and physical activity is important for animals, but did you know that dogs can do yoga?  Just like humans, pets can sometimes get stressed and they benefit from the stretching and posing …

Geographic Differences in Pet Cancers

Did you know that geography plays a role in differences in cancer in our dogs and cats? These differences can be attributed mostly to environmental factors and detection rates between regions.

Dr. Karen Oberthaler recently moved here from New York …

Valentine’s Day Dangers for Pets

With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, you may have a lot of sweet treats, especially chocolates, around the house, ready to give to your loved ones. But it’s especially important to keep in mind during this time of year …