• Q&A: Kids Ask Pet Questions

    May 22 2015

    Thanks to Dr. Danna for answering these questions! Q: What is the grossest thing you’ve ever seen? (Question submitted by Olivia, age 4) Maggots!! Maggot infested wounds on a pet…

  • May Pet of the Month is Leeta!

    May 19 2015

    Leeta is a one year old Pekingese.  She was found wandering the streets of Baltimore and brought to BSAH.  No one ever came forward to claim her, so Leeta went…

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    The Connection Between Tapeworms And Fleas

    May 12 2015

    Fleas on your pet are more than an itchy annoyance.  Fleas are also a vector for many conditions, including infestation with tapeworms. The tapeworm that infects cats and dogs, Dipylidium…

  • Beware Dr. Google: Finding A Reliable Veterinary Information Website

    May 05 2015

    Last year, one of our technicians was having persistent lower back pain.  In an effort to determine if this was a problem worthy of a doctor’s visit, she visited a popular…

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    Could Your Pet Make You Sick?

    Apr 20 2015

    When a patient presents with an illness, be it conjunctivitis, an upper respiratory infection, or a gastrointestinal virus, we are frequently asked by owners, “Can I catch this from my…

  • Kid Art by Max

    Apr 17 2015

      More kid art! Max, age 5, drew this picture of his “cousin dog,” Kosmo, affectionately known as MoMo. Thanks, Max, for sharing with us! if your child would like…

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    Congratulations To Our First Quarter Winners!

    Apr 13 2015

    Congratulations to the first quarter winners of our 2015 Review Contest!  Bonnie wins the GRAND PRIZE of 400 dollars and Sue wins the runner up prize of 100 dollars.  Don’t forget…

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    4 Compelling Reasons For Yearly Bloodwork

    Apr 10 2015

    While humans ideally visit their doctors for routine screenings and exams once yearly, dogs and cats should be seen more often.  Since our pets age much more quickly than we…

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    Dogs and Mosquitoes: Understanding Canine Heartworm Disease

    Apr 06 2015

    If you’ve ever forgotten your insect repellant on a summer evening, then you know how miserable mosquitoes can make you feel.  In addition to the painful bite and the itchy…

  • April Pet Of The Month Is Boone!

    Apr 03 2015

    This highly photogenic canine is Boone, a 6 year old Australian Shepherd.  Boone was adopted at 7 months from a shelter. Tom Coaker, Boone’s owner, is owner of BMore Dog…