Granville Vet Clinic Comments on FDA Alert About Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products

By September 26, 2018 0 Comments

As you may have heard on the news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration created an “alert” for pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Drugs in this class include Bravecto, Nexgard, Simparica and…

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Important: 3 Pet Dangers You Should Know!

By September 20, 2018 0 Comments

I’d like to share some important dangers that some pet owners don’t realize are dangers, that is until it is too late. Chip Bags.One danger that most pet owners don’t realize until it is too late is the dangers of bags. Some pets, especially dogs, will put their heads inside of chip bags, cereal bags,…

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What Vaccines Do Kittens Need?

By September 12, 2018 0 Comments

What vaccinations does my kitten need? Kittens should get their first set of shots between the ages of 6 to 8 weeks. They need repeat vaccines every 3 to 4 weeks until they are 15 to 16 weeks of age. The vaccines should protect against feline panleukopenia (“distemper”) and the upper respiratory viruses (herpesvirus, calicivirus)….

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Why Do Pets Need to Wear a Cone After Surgery?

By September 4, 2018 0 Comments

I got this question today and thought I’d share my answer. “My dog had surgery yesterday. Does he have to wear the cone?” Dogs love to lick. When injured or after surgery, the natural response for the animal is to lick the wound in an attempt to reduce pain and irritation, remove sutures or remove…

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Could My Dog Benefit from Laser Therapy?

By August 28, 2018 0 Comments

Many of our clients ask about Laser therapy. There are many benefits that I’ll share with you. Decades of research, clinical trials, and laboratory testing indicate the following beneficial effects of laser therapy: Anti-Inflammation- Laser Therapy reduces inflammation with vasodilation, activation of the lymphatic drainage system, and reduction of pro-inflammatory mediators. As a result, inflammation,…

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