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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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Unusual GI Foreign Bodies (Or Things That Pets Eat That Amaze Me)

Posted July 7, 2014 @ 9:00am | by Jeff Bush, DVM

Unusual GI Foreign Bodies  (Or Things That Pets Eat That Amaze Me)When I have done presentations to groups, especially school groups, everyone wants to know what unusual or weird things eaten by dogs or cats I have removed surgically. While the list of things...

 

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