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TOP 5 SIGNS OF CHRONIC PAIN IN OUR DOGS AND CATS

Many owners do not realize that their pet’s behavior changes are linked to pain.  Following are the top 5 signs that may indicate your pet is suffering from chronic pain.  If you see some, or many, of these in your pet, call your veterinarian to discuss these signs of pain and control measures. 1 Decreased

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Bathing Dogs and Cats

Bathing Dogs and Cats   If this topic sends you into your closet, shivering in a huddle in the dark, take heart!  There are ways to make this less traumatic.  Let’s start with definitions.  You get into the stall/tub; get under the running water and once wet, lather up before rinsing thoroughly.  That is called

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RECALL OF PET DIETS – Primal Foods Raw Diets

Recall of Pet Diets by Primal Foods Raw Diets Primal Foods, Inc., has recalled some batches of their dog and cat diets because of the wrong grind on the bone in the diets.  They normally use an 1/8 inch grind of bone in their diets.  In some batches, a ¼ inch grind of bone was

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Should Pregnant Women Rehome Their Cats?

Women can be tested for antibodies to this disease before pregnancy to rule out whether they are able to become first-time infected with Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.  If already Toxoplasmosis positive (from soil, infected meats, etc.), they cannot become infected and cause risk to the first trimester pregnancy.  See below for more details. Should Pregnant Women Rehome

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Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Measuring

Announcing Blood Pressure Measuring For our senior and geriatric cats and dogs, measuring trends in blood pressure is becoming more recognized as an aid in finding and treating problems early.  Cats especially need this monitoring because chronic renal dysfunction and/or hyperthyroidism (both frequent in cats 8 years and older) are causes of hypertension which causes

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“How to Prepare for Your Pet(s) in Case of Disaster”

Southern Tier Chapter American Red Cross And Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care Invite Clients and the Public to attend a lecture (free) about “How to Prepare for Your Pet(s) in Case of Disaster” On National Pet Disaster Preparedness Day Saturday, May 13, 2017, Lecture 10:30 – 11:30 am, Hospital Tours 9:30-10:00 or 11:30-12:00 Please RSVP before 4 pm

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Tis the Season – for Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis—Tis the Season As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday season followed by Christmas, we also approach pancreatitis season with our pets. Pancreatitis, inflammation of the pancreas gland, in dogs and cats is often caused by feeding our pets from our Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter feasts. Pancreatitis is a potentially life threatening problem for dogs and

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The Difference Between Low Cost Spay/Neuters and Regular Clinics May Surprise You

The Difference Between Low Cost Spay/Neuters and Regular Clinics May Surprise You by CAROLYN KARRH DVM February 23, 2016 For Pet Lovers (edited for length) People simply do not understand the differences and reasons full-service hospitals charge what they do, versus what low-cost clinics provide, when offering the “same” service or surgery. If I had

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Heat Stress

When high temperatures and high humidity combine, animals (as well as people) are in danger from heat stress, heat stroke, dehydration, and other over-heating problems.  Any weaknesses these stressed animals have are brought out by these environmental stresses, allowing expression of underlying disease states as well. Since dogs and cats (and some other pets) cannot

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Online Store Now Accessible

We are proud to announce that our online store through one of our trusted distributors is now available.  Ordering products from this online store provides that same manufacturer’s guarantees that you would enjoy if purchasing these items at our facility in Binghamton, but with the convenience of delivery to your home. First time visitors to

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