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Your Dog and Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, we all want to make sure the kids have fun, and the animals stay safe! With Halloween comes a lot of different hazards for our pets, here are some tips and tricks to keep them safe on this spooky night.

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Alcohol Poisoning

Summertime is here, and most of us like to indulge in a drink or two while relaxing in the sun. I’m sure there have been times we offered a little sip of something to our furry friend to see what he or she might do.

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Ibuprofen Toxicity in Dogs and Cats

Since the early 1980’s, some painkillers are no longer considered a prescription and can be purchased over the counter. These include Motrin, Advil and Nuprin, which are part of the ibuprofen family. Ibuprofen has many uses; it treats aches and pains but is also used for a number of less common problems.

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Canine Influenza Virus (CIV H3N2)

Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) is an airborne virus that is one of the viral causes of the commonly known kennel cough (Bordetella). It is a highly contagious respiratory disease.

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What Is a Food Elimination Trial?

Pets love any treats they can get their paws on, but unfortunately, not all treats agree with our pets! A lot of times, allergies are the root of the problem. They can cause skin issues, gastrointestinal issues and cause general discomfort.

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We’ve been with Dartmouth vet a long time! My boy is super nervous but always has a good time here.…

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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