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The Clever Canine Expands!

Andrew has just expanded his dog training and behavior business, The Clever Canine, to include a web based platform that features lessons on several dog training topics. These tutorials include text, infographics, and video examples.

Currently, he has released a FREE preview of his course on how to teach your dog to stay. […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|

Meet Special Needs Suzy!

Suzy is a Corgi/Basset mix that was rescued from the Canine Adoption Center. She is approximately 3 years old. She has a genetic seizure disorder and hypothyroidism but both are controlled with her medications that she takes twice daily. She is very sweet even though she had a poor start to life. She gets […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments|
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    Flea & Tick Prevention Awareness http://hillcrestveterinaryclinic.com/2017/03/01/flea-tick-prevention-awareness/

Flea & Tick Prevention Awareness http://hillcrestveterinaryclinic.com/2017/03/01/flea-tick-prevention-awareness/

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Fleas and ticks are external parasites that can cause extreme discomfort and serious illness in pets and even people.
Fleas and ticks are easily prevented from bothering your pet through the use of safe, easy to administer, effective products.
Parasite prevention also may require treating your home and yard and keeping pets out of areas where […]

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    Allergy season is coming up! Hair loss, scratching, and excessive licking are symptoms of this allergic condition.

Allergy season is coming up! Hair loss, scratching, and excessive licking are symptoms of this allergic condition.

Allergic Dermatitis in Dogs

Overview of Canine Allergic Dermatitis
Allergic dermatitis is a general term to describe a group of skin allergies that may be caused by a multitude of factors in dogs.

Allergies are immune reactions to a given substance (allergen), which the body recognizes as foreign. These reactions occur following initial exposure to the […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    It’s National Pet Dental Health Month. Schedule a dental checkup today.

It’s National Pet Dental Health Month. Schedule a dental checkup today.

It’s National Pet Dental Health Month. Schedule a dental checkup today.

February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

Don’t turn your nose to Fido’s or Fluffy’s bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but its internal organs as well.

To address the […]

By |February 1st, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    You should not skip your cat’s annual physical examination. Here’s why…

You should not skip your cat’s annual physical examination. Here’s why…

Importance of Wellness Exams for your cat

Cats are very good at hiding any pain or problems they are having so even if your cat does not go outside or does not appear to have any medical problems a yearly wellness exam is still important. Veterinarians recommend regular wellness exams for the same reason your […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Pets can feel stress during the holidays too! Help minimize your pet’s stress this holiday season with these tips.

Pets can feel stress during the holidays too! Help minimize your pet’s stress this holiday season with these tips.

Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress – for You and Your Pet

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Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress – for You and Your Pet
The holidays have arrived, and if you are one of the fortunate ones with friends and family that you like to spend time with, the holidays mean […]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    This condition warrants an emergency trip to the veterinarian.

This condition warrants an emergency trip to the veterinarian.

Urethral Obstruction in Cats

A urethral obstruction is usually caused when material exiting the bladder won’t fit through the urethra (the narrow tube leading from the bladder to the outside of the body). The material blocks the passage and urine backs up. Bladder stones, sediment, or other material can […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    As you decorate for the holidays, be aware of the health hazards tinsel and other festive frills pose for pets.

As you decorate for the holidays, be aware of the health hazards tinsel and other festive frills pose for pets.

Holiday Health Hazards

This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian.

If you want to get festive, mix some of your pet’s regular food with water to make a “dough” and roll out and cut into festive shapes, then bake until crunchy.

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By |December 1st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    It is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs of cancer?

It is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs of cancer?

Pet Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Swollen Lymph Nodes

These “glands” are located throughout the body but are most easily detected behind the jaw or behind the knee. When these lymph nodes are enlarged they can suggest a common form of cancer called lymphoma. A biopsy or cytology of these enlarged lymph nodes can aid in the […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments|