Monthly Archives: September 2016

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    World Rabies Day is September 28… How can you help stop the spread of rabies?

World Rabies Day is September 28… How can you help stop the spread of rabies?

Rabies remains a major concern worldwide, killing more than 55,000 people every year. In the United States, one to two people die annually, and there were more than 6,000 reported cases of animal rabies in the U.S. in 2014.

World Rabies Day, launched in 2007, aims to raise awareness about the public health impact of […]

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    Most owners know chocolate is toxic to dogs, but would you have ever guessed these foods are toxic, too?

Most owners know chocolate is toxic to dogs, but would you have ever guessed these foods are toxic, too?

Nutrition experts have put together a handy list of the top toxic people foods to avoid feeding your pet. As always, if you suspect your pet has eaten any of the following foods, please note the amount ingested and contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435.

Alcohol
Alcoholic beverages and […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What is hyperthyroidism?

Feline hyperthyroidism is a disorder resulting from excessive thyroid hormone. The disease occurs in middle-age to older cats without sex or breed predilection. Though functional benign enlargement (adenoma) is most common (98%), thyroid carcinoma (cancer) is another cause (2%). About 70% of cats have both lobes of the thyroid gland affected.

Symptoms: May include weight […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|