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Is It Kennel Cough?

Most pet owners are familiar with the term “kennel cough” in dogs.  Specifically, kennel cough is an infectious tracheobronchitis caused primarily by a bacteria called Bordetella bronchiseptica, but other microorganisms may be involved as well, including some viruses.  Cats can … Continue reading

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Pet Allergies

Pets often are diagnosed with “allergies”.  The causes of pet allergies vary from food-induced, to environmental (seasonal), to insect bites and other pests like fleas, ticks, and mites.  Many times the reaction is a one-time occurrence.  However, some pets may … Continue reading

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A Toxic Trio

Many substances found around your home and yard are known to be toxic to pets and.  I will be discussing three that produce gastrointestinal problems like vomiting, but also have severe consequences including death. The first one is Xylitol which … Continue reading

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