How can you tell if your dog has dental disease? See photos.

Below are photos of dogs with various stages of dental disease. A normal healthy mouth in a dog or cat should have nice clean teeth with no gum inflammation. Here are 4 common stages of dental disease getting progressively worse. As dental disease progresses, this an increase the risk of other health issues and can…

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Instructions for Feeding a Bland Diet to a Dog

By October 3, 2017 0 Comments

If your dog or cat has an episode of vomiting or diarrhea, we sometimes suggest a bland diet. Below are our instructions we use for minor problems. If your dog is lethargic, weak, or the vomiting or diarrhea is consistent, please call us at (740) 587-1129. Instructions for Feeding a Bland Diet to a Dog…

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Should You Microchip Your Dog or Cat?

By September 19, 2017 0 Comments

Last month we had a wonderful Granville resident bring in a cat that they found wandering through their yard. The cat looked scared but was very sweet. They asked us to check it and see if we recognized it. We scanned the cat for a microchip and the cat had one! To scan a cat…

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When Is the Best Time to Spay Your Dog?

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments

We recommend that dogs be spayed before their first heat, which is around 5 to 6 months of age. Dogs spayed after their first heat have a higher incidence of breast cancer.  

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How Long Does it Take a Tick to Transmit Lyme Disease?

Experts disagree about how long it takes a tick to transmit Lyme disease. The CDC says that in most cases, the tick must be attached more than 24 hours. We think that gives people a false sense of security. In some research studies, 5-7% of nymphs transmitted the Lyme bacteria in less than 24 hours….

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