Thunderstorm Anxiety in Dogs

Posted August 30, 2014 @ 5:54pm | by Abigail Albright, DVM

Thunderstorm Anxiety in DogsThis time of year, we often seen dogs at the ER for noise-related anxiety during thunderstorms and/or fireworks. Although we at AERC are happy to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, some...


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Tags: thunderstorm anxiety in dogs, dogs afraid of loud noises

Has Your Cat Been to the Vet Lately?

Posted August 16, 2014 @ 1:14pm | by Janine Barnes, AERC Marketing Assistant

Has Your Cat Been to the Vet Lately?August 22nd is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day! A 2011 study showed that 40% of cat owners have not taken their cat to the veterinarian in the last year! Many of these cat owners said they...


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Tags: cats at the vet, cats that are scared of the vet, my cat is scared of the vet

Top 5 Reasons for Emergency Visits

Posted August 3, 2014 @ 2:04pm | by Jeff Bush, DVM

Top 5 Reasons for Emergency VisitsI am often asked what are the most common reasons for visits to our clinic. While the time of the year has some influence, the top all-around five are:Vomiting – The list of...


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Tags: top 5 reasons for visits to the animal emergency clinic, common animal emergencies

Snake Bites, Bee and Wasp Stings! Oh No!

Posted August 3, 2014 @ 1:07pm | by Jeff Bush, DVM

Snake Bites, Bee and Wasp Stings! Oh No!While snake bites can be a serious problem in other areas of the United States, fortunately for us, they are not a significant problem in Minnesota. Of the 17 snake species in the state, only two...


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Compost, Garbage, and Mold! Oh My!

Posted July 31, 2014 @ 6:14pm | by Heidi Brenegan, MBA, CVPM

Most of us know a dog who will get into the garbage when he or she is left unattended—whether it’s our own pet, or that of a friend. For many pet owners, garbage-cruising dogs are a...


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Heat Stroke and Illness

Posted July 14, 2014 @ 9:00am | by Abigail Albright, DVM

Heat Stroke and IllnessAn unfortunately common summer emergency for dogs is heat stroke or stress. Heat stroke can be prevented!Avoid bringing animals in the car on a warm or humid day. If an animal has to be...


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