Pet Health

A Healthier Pet

A Healthier Pet, a Stronger Bond, and More Money in Your Pocket: The Benefits of Preventive Medicine The average person will have vaccines as a young child, annual exams and dental care as an adult, and routine screenings as a senior. Has your pet received the same care? Some diseases and complications in humans can …

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There are many myths regarding the best way to remove porcupine quills from dogs. Here are some facts. MYTH: It is best to cut the tip of the quill to release the air and make quills easier to remove. FACT: The only thing cutting the quill does is make them shorter and therefore more difficult …

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Dog Flu

We have received several calls recently from worried clients who are concerned about the current outbreak of Canine Influenza (dog flu) in the Midwest. We wanted to take this opportunity to educate you on the facts and what you can do. First of all, don’t panic! There is a lot of sensationalism in the media …

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Pet First Aid

Emergency First Aid Information We get a lot of owners asking what they should have on hand in case of an emergency. Here are some suggestions of what you should keep in your pet’s first aid kit. Emergency Numbers including Veazie Veterinary Clinic (941-8840), the Eastern Maine Emergency Veterinary Clinic (989-6267), and Poison Control Hotline …

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Microchips Work!

Why did I microchip my pets? One of the worst feelings in the world is realizing that one of your four legged family members is missing! It has happened to me, twice. The first time it happened was 20 years ago, before microchips were readily available for family pets. Our very first cat (who was …

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