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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Care

Tips for a safe vacation with pets

For many of us, going on vacation just isn’t the same without our four-legged family members.

Keeping cats clear of Easter lilies

While it is a beautiful and fragrant harbinger of springtime, if you have cats in your house, the Easter Lily is best enjoyed elsewhere.
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Dealing with bloody stools

Seeing blood in your pet’s stool can be quite alarming, and it’s worth a call to your veterinarian.
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Feline cardiac disease

Feline cardiac disease can be heartbreaking for many reasons, but most upsetting is that it is so often undetected.
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Advice on introducing pets and new babies

Dogs and cats who are used to being the center of attention may bristle at the cooing cutie stealing all of their thunder.
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The dangers of bones for dogs

You can knick knack paddywhack, but if you give a dog a bone, you might find yourself rolling off to the emergency clinic.
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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.
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Vomiting versus regurgitation

Vomiting versus regurgitation is an important distinction to make, as their causes can be much different. So what’s the difference?