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Lyme disease treatment and prevention

If your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in your veterinarian’s office, it should be a no-brainer that he should be treated, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.
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Liver shunts in dogs and cats

To understand what a portosystemic shunt (or liver shunt) is, it helps to understand a little bit about the normal function of the liver.
Pet Health

Calling the shots: vaccine side effects

But just like us, pets can have side effects too, so it’s important to know the signs so you can contact your veterinarian if necessary.
Pet Health

A look at broken bones in pets

A pet’s broken bone is not the end of the world, but it sure can feel like it at the time.
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Petplan recognizes Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Getting a diagnosis of cancer in your dog or cat can be overwhelming. Once you’ve had time to process the diagnosis, you’ll probably have many questions.
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The importance of urinalysis tests

Analyzing your pet’s urine is an important diagnostic tool in the prevention of many health problems.
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The basics of blood work for pets

Learn the basics of blood work for your pet. Dr. Kim Smyth provides the basics of bloodwork for your pet including complete blood count, blood chemistries, and thyroid levels.