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    Microchips 101

    Jun 14 2017

    As a young tech, I remember the drug rep sauntering (they ALL saunter; I think it’s a job requirement) into the emergency vet clinic that I worked for, flashing this…

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    Hurricane Charlie was bad because we weren’t ready; but we are now.

    Jun 09 2017

    I remember exactly where I was on that rainy fall day; piled into our house with friends and neighbors for a typical “Florida Hurricane Party”. A few beers in (as…

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    K9 Veterans Day 2017!

    Mar 14 2017

    Monday, March 13th, we recognize National K9 Veterans Day; honoring the current, retired, and fallen soldiers of the canine persuasion. Featured in the photo: Military Working Dog Nero served in Iraq…

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    Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics vs. Animal Hospitals; why you pay more

    Mar 02 2017

    If you’re anything like me, you’re a sucker for a rescued animal, and your bank account can probably attest to it. Maybe you’ve recently purchased (or have been given) a…

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    Help! My dog ate “________”!

    Feb 06 2017

    My dog ate “_____”, what should I do?   Would you know what to do, if your dog got into your prescription medications? The Halloween candy? The cuttings from the…

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    When you’re smilin’!

    Feb 02 2017

    When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you! February is Pet Dental Health Awareness Month and now you can get a FREE “Restart Dental Kit” to bring home after…

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    Traveling with Pets!

    Jan 11 2017

    “Carter and Worf V. en route to the park!”  Jan. 2, 2017 Pet Travel Safety Day   Ask anyone, young or old, what they wished they had more time (or…

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    When Santa brings a puppy…(or kitten)

    Dec 21 2016

    Nothing says “happiness on earth” quite like Christmas AND a new pet; especially when that new pet is just a wee one! While those of us  in veterinary medicine generally…

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    Giving THANKS for the whole family (fur included)

    Nov 22 2016

    Thanksgiving is all about giving; don’t leave out your best friends! Pets can enjoy the holiday season too, read on for feast-friendly advice.   Thanksgiving can be a special day…

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    Life of a Vet Tech-Senior edition

    Nov 07 2016

    Hooray for SENIORS!   November is National Senior Pet Awareness Month, and part of raising awareness is making sure that pet owners understand their aging pet’s special needs and dietary…