Monthly Archives: September 2016

World Rabies Day is Today, September 28th

World Rabies Day is September 28, 2016  Today is World Rabies Day to raise awareness of this almost always fatal disease. Rabies affects humans and all mammals. Vaccinating your pet keeps a buffer zone of protection around you and your family. To help pets and owners alike, we routinely protect all pets with rabies as…
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What World Rabies Day Means To Your Pet

When rabies pops in your head you are probably thinking of a ferocious dog foaming at the mouth. While the drool, the frothing mouth, and the angry disposition are an accurate representation of a typical case of rabies, there is more to rabies that you should definitely know. Rabies is something you DON’T want your…
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Do Dogs Dream?

There is no reason to believe that dogs do not dream, although it is not ascertained scientifically. There are certain behaviors associated with dogs when they are either asleep or fully awake. These include whining, tail wagging, leg paddling, and twitching noses. These activities definitely arouse curiosity about the idea of dogs’ dreams. Current information…
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Ear Cleaning and Treatment

Ear Infection Treatment Directions and Information [caption id="attachment_611" align="alignnone" width="200"] Photo of Tick in Ear Canal of Dog (Otopet Video Otoscope)[/caption] Ear inflammation due to allergies or infections is common in dogs and cats.  Bacteria and yeast can quickly invade an ear canal that becomes inflamed by allergies, excess moisture, and changes in pH. This…
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10 Tips To Being A Responsible Pet Owner

What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner? I’m sure if you asked fifty people, you would get fifty different answers, but the overall outlook would be roughly the same. We want nothing but the best for our fur babies…even if that means restricting them from table scraps, carefully choosing their toys, etc.…
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International Pet Travel Certificates Inspections

  International Pet Travel Services and Certification Dr. James Greenwell, DVM is accredited by the United States Department of Agriculture. This accreditation enables him to help pet parents complete the necessary applications, inspections, and paperwork for international and interstate travel or shipment of pets. When traveling or moving with your pet(s), there are requirements of…
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6 Tips For A Happy & Healthier Cat

It’s Happy Healthy cat Month and there are many things we as pet owners can do to assure our best friends are happy and healthy.  As a veterinarian, pet owners often ask us what they should be doing in order to help keep their pets healthy. To help others with similar concerns what follows are…
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