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Updated information to keep your pet happy and healthy—right from the Clinton Veterinary Hospital team.
4 End-of-Life Care Options For Your Pet

4 End-of-Life Care Options For Your Pet

4 End-of-Life Care Options For Your Pet Although no pet owner wants to think about life without their pet, eventually a decision must be made about what to do for your pet’s end-of-life care. In many cases, such as with chronic health problems or terminal conditions,...

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3 Ways to Help Your Newly Adopted Cat Feel at Home

3 Ways to Help Your Newly Adopted Cat Feel at Home

3 Ways to Help Your Newly Adopted Cat Feel at Home June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, although welcoming a new cat into your home and family is an excellent idea any time of year. However, naturally, your new feline friend may be unsure and anxious in their new...

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Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

April Showers Bring… Spring Skin Allergies in Pets   As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide variety of...

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Does Your Dog Have Canine Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Canine Anxiety?

Does Your Dog Have Canine Anxiety?   Anxiety in dogs is more common than you might think. Signals that indicate your pup could be anxious can be difficult to detect, but once you know what to look for, you may find them to be pretty obvious. In honor of Dog...

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Halloween’s No Treat For Pets

Halloween’s No Treat For Pets

Halloween is a fun, spooky and often tasty time for us—but many treats associated with Halloween can put your pet’s health at risk. Here’s seasonal food (and drink) that you should definitely keep out of paw’s reach: Chocolate can cause upset stomachs, heart...

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3 Signs of an Anxious Cat

3 Signs of an Anxious Cat

3 Signs of a Seriously Anxious Cat   Cats are highly sensitive creatures, which means they don’t react well to change. Whether the disruption is minor, such as moving clocks ahead an hour and changing a routine or major, such as moving to a new home, these things...

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How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How to Pack a Pet First Aid Kit   Your furry pal is surrounded by hazards every day. Sometimes, these hazards can cause a life-threatening or fatal condition if not treated quickly enough, which is where pet first aid comes into play. In honor of National Pet...

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Don’t Let Your Dog Go Viral! (CIV)

Don’t Let Your Dog Go Viral! (CIV)

Just like people, dogs can get canine influenza (CIV)—and also just like people, social individuals are at greater risk of contracting the virus. Dogs that interact with other dogs at daycare, grooming, or dog parks, or who are regularly groomed are the most...

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Parasites Don’t Take Spring Break

Parasites Don’t Take Spring Break

Know who else loves to be on the move when it’s warmer? Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes! Problem is, their favorite vacation spot is your pet…and you, if they get close enough. These pests are more than just annoying: fleas can transmit tapeworms and cause anemia, while...

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Plan Ahead For A Healthy Pet

Plan Ahead For A Healthy Pet

September is National Pet Insurance Month, and in honor of this occasion, we wanted to put the spotlight on what is, for many pet parents, a smart and practical approach to tackling vet bills. At Clinton Veterinary Hospital, we believe in the power of pet insurance....

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