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Dental Anesthesia

Dental Anesthesia (taken from American Animal Hospital Association – AAHA – information)   Dental anesthesia is critical for a complete, thorough cleaning. An awake animal is unlikely to allow a veterinarian to poke around ...

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Do Not Feed! Salmonella Poisoning

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed One Lot of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Frozen Raw Pet Food Due to Salmonella   Fast Facts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets one lot of Aunt Jeni’s ...

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Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets   If you are confused as to what is considered an exotic pet, you aren't alone. There is a large amount of variation in how exotic pets are defined. Typically anything that isn't a dog, cat, or ...

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RECALL Performance Raw Dog Foods

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed Performance Dog Raw Pet Food Due to Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets any Performance Dog frozen raw pet food after a ...

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RECALL of Pig's Ears Treats

NOTICE Pig ear treats are being pulled from shelves all over the country due to Salmonella contamination.  This leaves the pets that consume them at risk for infection and the family members handling the treats and the pets after eating it at ...

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RECALL - Aunt Jeni's Home Made Frozen Raw Pet Foods

FDA Cautions Pet Owners Not to Feed Certain Lots of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made Frozen Raw Pet Food Due to Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets certain lots ...

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Acupuncture For Your Pets

Acupuncture for Your Pets • Here, at Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care, Dr. Leslie Personett has been an International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) certified veterinarian (CVA) since 1996. She was trained by IVAS in their 1995-1996 course ...

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RECALL - Lennox Hill Pigs Ears

RECALL - Lennox Hill Pigs Ears The Lennox Intl Inc located in Edison, NJ, is voluntary recalling its Natural Pig ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is ...

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New Hemangiosarcoma Treatment

NEW Hemangiosarcoma Cancer Treatment extends life for treated dogs! • Hemangiosarcoma is a form of malignant cancer. • The most common location of this tumor is the spleen, but tumors can grow anywhere blood vessels are present and can spread ...

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RECALL OF BULK PIGS EARS DUE TO SALMONELLA CONTAMINATION

RECALL OF BULK PIGS EARS DUE TO SALMONELLA CONTAMINATION With the recent announcements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigating contaminated Pig Ear Treats connecting to ...

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Health Risks and Benefits of Neutering

PROS AND CONS OF NEUTERING DOGS • If you own an intact male dog, you may be wondering if you should neuter or not neuter him. • There are a lot of strong opinions about the procedure— people against neutering on one side and people for ...

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Canine and Feline Heartworm

CANINE AND FELINE HEARTWORM • Most Americans love their pets and consider them family members. Likewise, most clients would not knowingly expose a pet to infection with a potentially fatal disease • Yet millions of owners who fail to protect ...

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Canine Lyme Disease

Canine Lyme disease-Companion Animal Parasite Council -CAPC • Lyme disease in dogs is showing up in places it didn’t used to. • That could mean humans are at increased risk for catching a disease that’s already on the rise in dogs. • The ...

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Cats

CATS • Like dogs, cats look very different from people but share many of our body’s characteristics, such as a circulatory system, lungs, a digestive tract, a nervous system, etc. • There are many different breeds of cats, including ...

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New Cat Owners

NEW CAT OWNERS • Cats make great companions. Not only do they look good, they also keep mice away (if you are lucky) and have built-in motors. • But there's more to owning a cat than having a cute, soft, purring companion. Before you get one, ...

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Your Pet's Weight

Your Animal’s Weight • Though a few extra pounds may seem like they can't hurt, obesity can be a life-threatening condition for your pet. • Excess weight in pets can lead to osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, heart and respiratory ...

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Caring for Your Pet Rabbit

What to feed your pet rabbit • When it comes to feeding rabbits, many people have it all wrong thanks to Bugs Bunny and every other image that pairs rabbits with carrots. • In reality, domesticated rabbits thrive on a diet that consists of ...

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It's that time of year

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR! • Some dogs just love to go on car trips. It doesn’t matter where to, they just want to be with the family. • If the car trip is to run errands, even quick stops, it is best to leave your dog safely at home where it ...

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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis • Leptospirosis (lepto) is an infectious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Leptospira. • The disease causes serious damage to the kidney and liver, and may be fatal in severe cases. • Leptospirosis is a zoonotic ...

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Pet Cremation

Pet Cremation • We can always find our beloved pets in our hearts, but having their cremains may feel like they are still here with us. Boxes and urns have become the physical presence of the companions we have loved and lost. Stopping to look ...

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