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Wednesday Wags - Sammy's Story, Total Hip Replacement
Wednesday Wags - Sammy's Story, Total Hip Replacement

Sammy was an active, happy seven year old German Shepherd. As his eighth birthday began to approach, however, Sammy’s owners noticed him slowing down a little bit. It was nothing...

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Wednesday Wags - National Pet Dental Health Month
Wednesday Wags - National Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and a great time to remind pet owners how important it is to care for your dog or cat’s teeth! Dogs and cats have 42 adult teeth in a...

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Wednesday Wags - Pet Etiquette
Wednesday Wags - Pet Etiquette

For dog owners, having a pet is a natural part of our everyday lives. We are used to our pet’s personality quirks and needs, and have adjusted our own lifestyle accordingly. When you...

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Wednesday Wags - Probiotics
Wednesday Wags - Probiotics

Antibiotics were first discovered in 1928, and since then they have gone on to play a hugely important role in the treatment of many different diseases and infections. Recently, however, we...

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Wednesday Wags - Cancer is Scary
Wednesday Wags - Cancer is Scary

Cancer is a scary diagnosis. It's scary for a person to hear, and it's also frightening to hear that your furry friend, who can't speak or make decisions for himself, is affected by this...

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Wednesday Wags - Elbow Dysplasia, Part2
Wednesday Wags - Elbow Dysplasia, Part2

In the last blog we explored what elbow dysplasia is, its symptoms, and some of the conditions associated with elbow dysplasia. This week we will look at the many different treatments and...

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Wednesday Wags - Elbow Dysplasia, Part 1
Wednesday Wags - Elbow Dysplasia, Part 1

When pet owners think of "dysplasia" in their pets, most only think of hips. What many are surprised to learn when they come to see me about their pet's front leg lameness, is that dysplasia...

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Wednesday Wags - MRSI
Wednesday Wags - MRSI

In human medicine, drug-resistant bacterial infections have been a serious problem for several years. Unfortunately, these resistant bacterias are making their way into veterinary medicine as...

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Wednesday Wags - My pet at WHAT?!?!
Wednesday Wags - My pet at WHAT?!?!

The yearly “My Pet Ate WHAT?” contest by Veterinary Practice News is one of my favorite in veterinary medicine. This year everything from a Barbie doll banana to a hacky sack was...

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Wednesday Wags - Confusing Veterinary Terms
Wednesday Wags - Confusing Veterinary Terms

Have you ever sat at your veterinarian's office discussing your pet's condition and wondered what the heck they are talking about? Sometimes it can be difficult to make sense of all the...

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