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  • Snail Bait Poisoning in Dogs Open link in new window
    2/4/2020
    Snail bait is commonly formulated in pellets and flavored with molasses or bran to attract snails, and unfortunately is attractive to dogs as well. Very little snail bait is required to cause poisoning (less than a teaspoon per 10 pounds of body weight).
  • Vitamin C Supplements for Guinea Pigs Open link in new window
    1/28/2020
    Guinea pigs who do not receive enough vitamin C in their diet can suffer from vitamin C deficiency (commonly known as scurvy in humans). What foods and supplements are best sources of vitamin C for your guinea pig?
  • Air Travel with Your Pets Open link in new window
    7/30/2019
    Most airlines require pets to be 15 lbs or less to fly in the cabin with their owners (this weight includes both the pet and the carrier). Remember that you will need a USDA Health Certificate in most cases. Check with the airline as to how recent the certificate must be issued.
  • Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    9/27/2018
    A heart murmur is one of several types of abnormal sounds your veterinarian can hear when listening to your pet's heart with a stethoscope. The murmur itself is not treated; the underlying cause of the murmur may or may not be treated.
  • Swimmer's Ear in Dogs Open link in new window
    6/25/2018
  • Atrial Fibrillation in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    Atrial fibrillation (sometimes called "A fib") is an arrhythmia, an irregularity of the heart's rhythm.
  • Nutrition for Small Mammals Open link in new window
    5/17/2018
    Diet is an important part of the care of these pets and each species should have its own specific nutritional needs met. A rabbit is not a rodent is not a ferret, and so on.
  • Nutrition and Exercise for Growing Puppies Open link in new window
    5/16/2018
    With the proliferation of large breed-specific and all-life-stage diets, it's sometimes difficult to know what is marketing hype from pet food manufacturers, what level of exercise is safe, and what the veterinary community recommends. The choices can impact the puppy's health in years to come, so it's best to understand the recommendations so you can make an informed choice.
  • Overweight Ponies Should Work for Food Open link in new window
    5/14/2018
    A novel dynamic feeding device can help ponies, donkeys and horses exercise and lose weight.
  • Donn Griffith Open link in new window
    5/10/2018

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