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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Pets and paw-litics: Petplan on the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, is a hot topic as of late and pet owners could be surprised to learn that part of it may affect their pets.
Pet Health

A shot in the dark: the downside of vaccine clinics

But veterinary medicine is so much more than vaccines.
Pet Care

3 benefits of pumpkin for pets

Whether you’re a fan of the pumpkin trend or not, one thing is for sure: pumpkin is healthy for you, and it’s healthy for your pet, too!
Pet Health

Symptoms and treatment of rat poisoning in dogs

Cats and dogs are in double danger, as eating the rat poison is not the only way it can hurt them. Ingesting a poisoned rodent can also poison your pet.
Pet Health

The dangers of hops poisoning

With fall celebrations coming up, like Oktoberfest and local craft beer festivals, it’s important to note a serious threat to our pets – hops poisoning.
Pet Health

Pemphigus foliaceus in pets

Pemphigus foliaceus is a common skin disease in cats and dogs.
Pet Care

What to do if your dog is choking

Those few seconds of coughing are fear-inducing, for sure! But luckily, true choking events in our pets are rare.
Pet Health

Magnetic resonance imaging

MRIs used to be limited to human medicine, but recently they are becoming quite common for our four-legged family members, too!