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Dr. Nina Mantione

Pet Health

Give thanks, not gravy: say no to table scraps

Before you make up a special plate for your four-legged friends, you may want to consider a few things.
Pet Health

Respiratory congestion in kittens

The underlying causes of these upper respiratory infections in cats are typically viral or bacterial.
Pet Health

Sarcoptic mange in dogs

There are a lot of reasons I don’t want a fox hanging out in my backyard, but for the sake of this blog, I am going to focus on the mangy part.
Pet Health

Gastropup: gastroenteritis in pets

Gastroenteritis literally translates as inflammation of the stomach and small intestine, and the main symptoms are typically vomiting and diarrhea.
Pet Health

Eat, prey, love - thyroid disease in cats

Hyperthyroid disease is a relatively common condition we see in middle-aged to older cats.
Pet Health

Hypothyroidism in dogs

In dogs, hypothyroidism is easy to diagnose, inexpensive to treat and the response to treatment is dramatic.
Pet Care

A walk in the park: benefits of exercising with pets

Exercise plays an important role in our pets’ lives and maintaining our pets’ healthy weight.
Pet Health

Hip dysplasia in dogs

Hip dysplasia is a term that is used a lot, but I would venture a guess that many pet owners don’t fully understand exactly what it means.