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  • Posted by Dr. Kim Smyth on
    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
As warmer weather approaches, so, inevitably, does the return of the mosquito. It is appropriate, then, that April is Heartworm Awareness Month.     Heartworm disease is a serious and p...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
  Spring is in the air, and so are pollens and other potential allergens! It is this time of year that we start to see an increase in canine atopy. Atopy is a general term used to describe allergies...
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    Staff Veterinarian and Pet Health Writer of Petplan
Happy April Fools’ Day!    My husband thought it would be funny to glue some dog bones to the floor this morning. My dog and I did not.   Given the annual day of shenanigans is upo...
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Visit your vet at least once a year to keep your pet protected from preventable diseases.