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Pet tips and facts to help keep your pet healthy and active.

More Uses for Cold Therapy Laser
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Takota getting laser therapy

We continue to find new, innovative ways to use the high-powered, cold-therapy laser. This is a picture of Takota, a 9 year old, neutered male golden retriever. Takota has hypothyroidism, as well as severe seasonal allergies. His thyroid condition and … Continue reading

Happy 4th of July!!
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Happy 4th of July!

We will be closed on Friday, July 3rd to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Please have a happy and safe holiday weekend, and if you need emergency veterinary care during this period you can call our emergency service 24/7 over the … Continue reading

Mushroom Compound to Prolong Canine Cancer Patients
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Coriolus mushrooms

Up until just recently, when a man’s best friend is diagnosed with cancer, such as hemangiosarcoma, even if the dog received chemotherapy treatment the prognosis was extremely guarded for living a long, full life. Hemangiosarcoma is relatively common in dogs, … Continue reading

A New Healthy Weapon Against Arthritis and Pain
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Perna canaliculus, the green lipped mussel

We’ve seen a spate of back injuries lately, and so it’s prompted me to discuss Perna canaliculus once more.  Perna canaliculus, or Perna for short, is the technical name for the New Zealand green lipped mussel. It is a bivalve … Continue reading

Ingredients to Avoid In Pet Food
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Pet food ingredients to avoid

Propylene glycol is an industrial solvent used in acrylics, stains, inks, dyes, cellophane, non-toxic antifreeze, airplane de-icers and brake fluid. Side effects on animals include: irregular heartbeat, underdeveloped growth, brain, liver and kidney failure, lowering blood pressure and even death. … Continue reading

Leaky Gut Syndrome in Pets
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Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is a problem in people and animals alike. And recent research is pointing to LGS as a possible causative agent in many previously unrelated diseases. What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? The GI track (or alimentary canal … Continue reading