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  • May 26 2017

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    Our Dogs Will Eat What Their Body Needs – A Lesson From Tater Tot

    I have been a practicing veterinarian for 10 years and my pets continue to teach me something new every day.  You will often hear us tell our clients that your pets…

  • Jun 14 2016

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    Cats are Carnivores not Cornivores!

    That’s right, cats are carnivores. They are not supposed to be eating corn. So why do many of our commercially made cat food products including treats have corn in them?…

  • May 26 2016

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    Are we Harming our Pets by Feeding Them?

    Are we harming our pets by feeding them? We have all heard the old adage, “Food is Love”, and many of us show love to our pets through feeding them….

  • Jul 23 2015

    Curing Feline Diabetes With Food

    Barnaby is a 9yr old DSH MN kitty that has been coming to our hospital for the past year.  He is strictly indoor and shares his home with two other…

  • Apr 13 2015

    A Life Jacket Saved My Dog’s Life

    I regularly kayak on Mountain Island Lake and would bring my dog Tyler with me.  She would ride in the back of the kayak and occasionally get out to swim…

  • Mar 30 2015

    Importance of Alar Fold Resections in Short Nosed Pets

    We love our Bulldogs, Frenchies, and Pugs for their short noses and snoring.  They were bred a certain way to maintain those smooshy, adorable faces however there is a big price to pay for…

  • Mar 27 2015

    Calming Treats For Your Pet

    Does your dog have anxiety on car rides? Difficulty staying calm through thunderstorms or fireworks? Does he get stressed at the groomer or while boarding?  Is separation anxiety a problem…

  • Mar 24 2015

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    Vaccine reactions and nail problems

    I saw a dog last week for a condition called Onychodystrophy, a painful condition where the nails start to grow abnormally and eventually start falling off.  Sounds painful right?  It…

  • Mar 19 2015

    Case Study – K-Laser Therapy on Acral Lick Granuloma

    Gracie is a 4yr old Labrador Retriever with an acral lick granuloma on her left carpus that was unresponsive to treatment for almost a year.  Lick granulomas are chronic wounds…

  • Mar 14 2015

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    Anxiety in dogs – thinking outside the box

    So many dogs we see suffer from some form of anxiety.  Some dogs I truly believe have a chemical imbalance, and just like some humans, are best with a little…