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Understanding Parasite Preventions for Cats and Dogs

What are preventions for cats and dogs? Have you ever visited the vet and been asked if you need preventions for your cat or dog? If you’re not sure what this means, you are not alone. What we veterinarians define as preventions are your pet’s flea/tick prevention and...

Protect Yourself and Your Pet: Do You Know the ABCs of Lyme Disease?

With warmer weather upon us, people and pets alike are spending more time outdoors. While sunshine and fresh air can promote a healthier lifestyle, it is important that we protect our pets — and ourselves — against one of the fastest growing tick-borne diseases in our...

Is Your Pet Protected From Heartworm?

For those of you who know me, I’m originally from Florida — AKA Heartworm Central, thanks to the warm weather and abundance of mosquitoes. But we also see the disease quite often here in the beautiful mountains of Virginia. As of late March, I’ve already diagnosed...

Do You Know Which Common Household Items Are Toxic to Cats and Dogs?

Pet poisonings are some of the most common for veterinary visits. There are a multitude of seemingly innocuous common household products that can be potentially fatal to your pet. Since prevention is always better than cure, it is vital that pet parents are aware of...

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Is Your Pet Protected From Heartworm?

For those of you who know me, I’m originally from Florida — AKA Heartworm Central, thanks to the warm weather and abundance of mosquitoes. But we also see the disease quite often here in the beautiful mountains of Virginia. As of late March, I’ve already diagnosed...

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Microchips: A Safeguard Against Losing Your Beloved Pet

About 1 in 3 pets will go missing at some point during their life. What happens if yours escapes the confines of your yard? If you are lucky, a Good Samaritan will find your beloved runaway and return it to a local veterinarian or animal shelter. A microchip, however,...

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Itchy Pet Awarness MonthAugust 10, 2020, 12:00pmHave you noticed your furry friend spending more and more time scratching? Pets can be itchy for a variety of reasons including fleas, skin/ear infections, allergies, and more. Join us this month to learn the signs, symptoms, and some of the most common methods of treatment for your pets non-stop scratching! ... See MoreSee Less

Itchy Pet Awarness Month
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