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“I’ll Be Right Home”

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

You return from work and find your dog has recently chewed through the screen on your patio door. Your neighbor also reports that your dog has been howling and barking all day while you were gone. Are these scenarios familiar? If so, your dog may be suffering from separation anxiety. While issues with separation can Read More

Routine Eye Care for Your Pets

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

Your pet depends on you for just about everything, and helping him or her maintain optimal eye health is one very important element to consider. While your pet may attempt to clean his or her eyes by pawing them or rubbing against carpeting or furniture, he or she runs the risk of scratching the eye, Read More

Take Shade: Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

Summer is almost upon us and with temperatures reaching 80 to 90 degrees on many New England days, it is important to keep in mind how heat can affect our furry four-legged friends. Heat-related illness can take one of two forms: heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Heat exhaustion is the first phase of illness, but Read More

Pet insurance: Weighing your options

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, expenditures for veterinary services doubled between 1980 and 2005, largely due to huge technological advances in veterinary medicine. The majority of clients pay for veterinary fees with discretionary income, and yet only 3{521180f15dd2027168675d163050da1d8b0b17eced28e0e8276c7111b943c8aa} of American pet owners hold pet insurance policies. Read More

Lyme Disease in Your Companion Pets

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Equine Exotic Farm Owner Education

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. We hear a lot about this disease in humans, but it’s important as a pet owner to understand that your pets are also prone to infection if exposed. In New England, where the incidence of human Lyme disease is high, pets in Read More