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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…

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    Leptospirosis: An Emerging Virus

    Mar 27 2015

    In October of 2014, Baltimore was named the ninth “rattiest city” in the US.  Those of us who live in the city were not surprised.  Canton, with it’s high number…

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    Roundworms In Dogs: Causes, Risks and Prevention

    Mar 23 2015

    Imagine this scenario: you’ve just adopted a puppy and he has just vomited up something that looks like a piece of cooked spaghetti.  What’s going on? Your puppy has probably…

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    Happy Spring! A Review Of Parasite Prevention Options

    Mar 20 2015

    Happy Spring!  At last! Friday marked the Spring Equinox and that means it’s time to start thinking about flea and tick season! You can read more about the tick life…

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    8 Points To Consider When Contemplating Pet Insurance

    Mar 13 2015

    When Spike the bulldog was hit by a car three years ago, his injuries were serious and life threatening.  His condition was critical for over a week, requiring a stay…

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    Understanding Feline Leukemia

    Mar 09 2015

    Part of a new kitten’s veterinary care includes a blood test for two viruses that are common in cats.  One of those viruses is Feline Leukemia Virus, or FeLV. FeLV…

  • Hairballs: Causes and Prevention

    Mar 06 2015

    If you have a cat, chances are your cat has produced a hairball from time to time.  Hairballs are a common complaint among cat owners, particularly those with long haired…

  • March Pet of the Month Is Tori!

    Mar 02 2015

      This pretty girl is Tori! Tori showed up on her owner’s back porch this winter.  The family had recently said goodbye to their elderly dog and was missing him. …