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  • Resource Guarding in Dogs Open link in new window
    9/12/2021
    Resource guarding is a relatively common behavior problem in dogs. It is defined as a dog using avoidance, threatening, or aggressive behaviors to retain control of food or other items in front of a person or other animal.
  • Lower Leg Problems in Newborn Foals Open link in new window
    9/8/2021
    All newborn foals should have their legs examine closely. Foals can have a number of leg issues that should be addressed early in their lives. 
  • Hyperesthesia Syndrome in Cats Open link in new window
    9/3/2021
    Hyperesthesia syndrome is felt to be a type of compulsive disorder, usually initiated when the cat is in conflict. The cat wants to perform one behavior but is prevented from doing so and ultimately in frustration performs another behavior. After a while, this second behavior, which frequently is grooming, is performed compulsively.
  • Liver Enzymes in Dogs Open link in new window
    9/3/2021
    Liver enzymes can be elevated from liver disease or by other diseases or processes
  • Aspergillosis in Dogs Open link in new window
    9/1/2021
    Nasal aspergillosis is the most common manifestation of the Aspergillus infection.
  • Pregnant Dog Care Open link in new window
    8/31/2021
    Are you getting ready for the pitter-patter of little paws? As with humans, one can minimize complications with proper care in pregnancy. Having puppies may sound easy and it may seem like the dog does all the work, but that is not always how it turns out.
  • Spaying your Female Cat Open link in new window
    8/31/2021
    Spaying your pet cat is also very important, not only to keep down pet overpopulation, but for your personal mental health, as well! It is also good for the cat... Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about this procedure.
  • Bartonella and Cat Scratch Fever Open link in new window
    8/31/2021
    Ted Nugent made cat scratch fever (actually called cat scratch disease) nearly a household name with his song, but most people still know very little about this infection other than it involves a fever spread by cat scratches. In fact, it involves infection by a bacterium called Bartonella henselae, which is spread by fleas.
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis in Cats Open link in new window
    8/27/2021
    Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, a tissue that makes up part of the eye and eyelid. Conjunctivitis is common in cats and can be a result of infection or injury.
  • Ferret Husbandry Open link in new window
    8/25/2021
    Ferrets are complex little creatures and are interactive members of the household that need and value interaction with their families. They can build social and cognitive bonds similar to those we associate with dogs and cats. They have specific care and husbandry needs.

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