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Posts By: Dr. Heidi Fay-Thompson

Dangers of Blue-Green Algae

Posted July 18, 2017 @ 1:22pm

Dangers of Blue-Green AlgaeWhat is blue-green algae?Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are photosynthetic bacteria that grow in the slow moving or stagnant waters of lakes, ponds, and wetlands. The bacteria are often called algae because of the way they look when clumped...


Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Posted February 28, 2017 @ 8:39am

Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your PetSpaying or neutering your animal companion will help them live a longer and healthier life. These surgeries can also reduce behavioral problems and help control the pet population. Spaying is a surgical procedure done on female animals to...


What Pet Owners Need To Know About Diabetes Mellitus

Posted November 15, 2016 @ 3:31pm

What Pet Owners Need To Know About Diabetes MellitusThe Disease:In Diabetes Mellitus, the pancreas does not make enough insulin. Insulin carries glucose (sugar) from the blood stream into cells for energy. Lacking insulin, glucose stays in the blood stream, causing high blood sugar, and...


Pet Cancer Awareness

Posted November 1, 2016 @ 3:54pm

Pet Cancer AwarenessAs people increasingly view their pets as members of their family and veterinary care improves, we are recognizing and treating more cancer in our furry companions.SymptomsSymptoms can vary significantly depending on the type of cancer, but...


Quick Guide: Spring Hazards for Pets

Posted April 12, 2016 @ 11:28am

Quick Guide: Spring Hazards for PetsSpring is a wonderful time of year in Minnesota! As the snow melts, everyone is happy to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather; however, as pets get outside with their owners, they are at risk for illness or injury. Please be aware of...


10 Things Every Pet Owner Should Know

Posted February 16, 2016 @ 4:12pm

10 Things Every Pet Owner Should KnowDo you own a pet? Or are you considering adopting a pet? A pet requires specific care and commitments. Here are ten things that every pet owner or potential pet owner needs to know in order to give a pet the happy, healthy life he or she...


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