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Position Open – New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician

Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care is seeking a special full time LVT for our hospital on Upper Front Street in Binghamton.  Our hospital cares for dogs, cats, small mammals and birds.  We do routine practice as well as offering Veterinary Acupuncture, physical rehabilitation, Hospice and palliative care.  Candidates must currently be NYS licensed as an

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Prevent Parasites – Ask Your Vet Hospital for Complete Coverage Options

CAPC (Companion Animal Parasite Counsel) Latest Data from Veterinary Reference Laboratories June 2018 Broome County Dogs Lyme 96 new cases diagnosed at the reference labs Year to Date (YTD) 531 (doesn’t count all those diagnosed at hospitals in house) Hookworm 26 new cases YTD 89 Ehrlichiosis 5 new cases YTD 27 Whipworm 3 new cases

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Worth Rereading – Canine Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease – Testing, Prevention, and Treatment HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOUR CANINE COMPANION AGAINST LYME DISEASE AND COSTLY TREATMENT The risk of Lyme Disease is real and frequent.  In 2016, New York State reported 1 in 10 dogs positive for Lyme; and Broome County reported 1 in 6 [Companion Animal Parasite Council, data on

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New Season of Baseball Fireworks – Help Is Here For Dogs Frightened of Thunder and Fireworks (and other loud noises)

Sileo is here; recently released by Zoetis. This gel is placed between the cheek and teeth of your dog, ideally 30-60 minutes before the fearful noises. If needed (long thunderstorms, for example) the dose can be repeated again in 2 hours. The sedative and anti-anxiety effects can vary somewhat between individuals but has been proven

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Worth Rereading – 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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First Aid for Your Pets – May 19th

May 19th – First Aid for Your Pets – by Diane C. Wittner, DVM based on former American Red Cross First Aid for Pets course RSVP by May 15th to 607-238-1246 or furandfeathersvetcare@gmail.com so we can arrange seating and refreshments Tours of facility 11 AM Lecture 11:30 AM Refreshments available No charge (People only – Pets

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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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RECALL OF MILO’S KITCHEN DOG TREATS

RECALL OF MILO’S KITCHEN DOG TREATS The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited, voluntary recall of specific lots of two varieties of Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats, distributed nationally, because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. The impacted production includes the following items and lots: Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak

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Redbarn Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews

Redbarn Pet Products Expands Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews   Redbarn Pet Products, LLC of Long Beach, CA is expanding their voluntarily recall initially issued on February 9th. The recall expanded to include all lots of product manufactured with raw material from a single supplier because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The

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Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Steve’s Real Food Voluntarily Recalls Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination   March 2, 2018 –Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products

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