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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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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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Last updated: June 21, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies effective June 21, 2021. We are asking all clients to abide by our updated policy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, bloodwork, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone, or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link. Please note that due to the high demand for appointments we are now seeing in the clinic, telemedicine options are very limited.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Thursday: 7:15 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:15 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members!

- Your dedicated team at Dartmouth Veterinary Hospital