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  • Is My Pet A Candidate For Laser Therapy?

    Jul 17 2014

    Two years ago, Dr. Burbelo attended the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas and purchased a therapy laser.  A therapy laser uses low-wavelength energy to reduce inflammation and pain and…

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    The Pet Of The Month For July is Miles!

    Jul 14 2014

    Meet Miles!  Miles is a 4 year old boxer/lab mix belonging to our receptionist, Donna.  He was dropped at the Carroll County Humane Society with six siblings.  The litter was…

  • Top Ten Reasons Cats Urinate Outside The Litterbox

    Jul 10 2014

    One common complaint from cat owners is inappropriate urination. It’s a problem because it points to a medical or behavioral issue, but also because the smell of cat urine is…

  • 10 Points To Consider When Adopting A Dog

    Jul 07 2014

    In his best selling novel, Marley and Me, author John Grogan freely admits that he and his wife did little to no research before adopting their lab puppy, Marley. Their…

  • Identifying And Treating Noise Phobia In Dogs

    Jul 04 2014

    Loud noises, such as thunder or fireworks, can trigger behaviors known as noise phobias.  A phobia is an extreme physical or emotional response to a real or anticipated threat.  Phobias…

  • Feline Asthma: Techniques For Keeping Your Cat Wheeze Free

    Jun 30 2014

    When one of our technicians noticed her then 8 year old cat occasionally wheezing when he came out of the litter box, she didn’t think much of it.  But then…

  • 5 Cheap Cat Toys To Get Your Fat Feline Moving

    Jun 27 2014

    According to the AVMA, the life span of an outdoor cat is generally shorter than it’s indoor counterpart. By bringing our cats indoors, we keep them safe from vehicles, we…

  • Why Does my Indoor Pet Need A Rabies Vaccination?

    Jun 25 2014

    If you’ve seen Old Yeller, you are familiar with the ravages of rabies. A virus that affects the brain and central nervous system, rabies can be transmitted from animal to…

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    The 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer

    May 22 2014

    Join us at the Canton Dog Park On Sunday June 1st 10 am to 2 pm. The event is a once a year fun day in a safe on -leash…

  • Winter Immune Support For Dogs And Cats

    Dec 15 2013

    Winter officially begins December 21st, even though it has felt like it for awhile now.  Fall through early spring is known as cold and flu season in human medicine, and…