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Blindness in Pets

Smiley, a blind Golden Retriever therapy dog and former puppy mill rescue, recently became an internet sensation. Born without eyes, Smiley bonded with a deaf Great Dane after he was rescued from the puppy mill. 441 more words

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Nicotine Intoxication: A Danger for Pets of Smokers

This week, March 15-21, 2015, is National Poison Prevention Week. I am using this week’s blog to alert dog owners of a new toxin found in our homes – nicotine. 308 more words

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Erin Go Daugh!!! St. Patrick’s Day for Pets

New York City, and other cities are about to get green. Not green with envy or ecologically green, but St. Patrick’s Day green. Many of us will don green hats or a sweater with an embroidered shamrock emblazoned on the front. 408 more words

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Bladder Stones: Now You See Them, Now You Don't

The two x-rays seen below are from the same canine patient, taken one month apart. The one on the left shows two bladder stones. On the right you can see the stones are no longer present in the bladder. 532 more words

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Pumps and Valves: February is American Heart Month <3

In February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day with flowers and candy hearts. February also focuses on another type of heart – the one beating inside your chest! 522 more words

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Why Your Veterinarian Goes Crazy for a Urine Sample from Your Pet

While it is not unusual for a pet to have an accident in The Animal Medical Center waiting room or while standing on an examination table, my reaction to that accident may be considered unusual. 405 more words

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