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Lab Tests on Dogs: Why They’re Important and What They Tell Your Veterinarian

When a dog is taken to their veterinarian because they’re not feeling well or acting out of character, the first course of action is a physical examination and lab work. Tests can include blood work, urinalysis, fecal test, or skin sample depending on what your veterinarian suspects is wrong from the physical exam. While no dog owner wants to subject their pet to any discomfort, lab tests can provide critical information that will help identify the issue and provide a course of action.


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How to Transition an Outdoor Cat to an Indoor-Only Cat

Cats who spend time outside may experience a variety of difficulties when suddenly brought indoors. The limited space can lead to frustration and boredom, which can cause destructive or aggressive behavior. Additionally, outdoor cats may become anxious and stressed due to a lack of normal stimuli. They are used to the smells, sounds, and sights of the outdoors, and without those things, cats can feel like their new environment is pretty boring.


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Top 5 Valentine's Day Toxins!

Valentine's Day is a holiday meant to celebrate the love in your life! From a husband or wife to a best friend, furry or not, but some classic Valentine's Day treats can cause some serious harm to our four-legged valentines. Check out the list of the top 5 Valentine's Day toxins. 


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The Best Dog Breeds for Runners

If you're a runner, you know how important it is to have a good running buddy. But what are the best dog breeds for runners? Whether during a morning jog or evening sprint, having a furry friend to push you further is one of the best things about running with a dog. With the right motivation and positive reinforcement, even couch potatoes can turn into trailblazing speedsters in no time!


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The Benefits of Using an AAHA-Accredited Veterinary Hospital

Pet owners always want peace of mind knowing that their cherished pet is receiving the best care possible when sick or injured. While trust in veterinary care typically comes from a long-standing relationship throughout a pet's life, sometimes a pet requires medical attention that their regular veterinarian can't accommodate. This might be the case when traveling with your pet, in an emergency when your veterinarian's office is closed, or when your pet needs care beyond what your veterinarian can accommodate.


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