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What Is Pancreatitis?

The pancreas is a very important organ that is located on the right side of the abdomen next to the stomach. The pancreas produces enzymes to help break down food and hormones such as insulin, which helps regulate blood sugar. These enzymes are activated when food is ingested.  When pancreatitis occurs, the digestive enzymes are … Read moreWhat Is Pancreatitis?

What is Leptospirosis?

  Leptosporosis is a life-threatening disease that your pet can acquire from the environment. The bacteria that causes the disease is called Leptospira, and it can be spread through contaminated soil and water. The bacteria is also zoonotic, meaning it can be spread from animals to people. In people, it can cause flu-like symptoms and … Read moreWhat is Leptospirosis?

National Pet ID Week!

This up-coming week is National Pet ID week. Let’s kick it off with a quick run through of ways you can make sure your pet can be identified and returned, if ever lost. This is important because the American Humane Association estimates over 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year. … Read moreNational Pet ID Week!

Clinton Veteinary Hospital’s guide to managing arthritis in older pets

Arthritis in aging pets & How to help your pet age gracefully When is a pet considered a senior? The general rule of thumb is that any dog over 7 is considered a senior, and any dog over 10 is considered geriatric. For cats, similar ages apply, but many consider cats over 10 to be … Read moreClinton Veteinary Hospital’s guide to managing arthritis in older pets

National Heartworm Awareness Month

        As we enter into the month of April here at Clinton Veterinary Hospital, I am reminded that April is National Heartworm Awareness month. As I read that statement, I nodded my head in agreement— yes, this is an important subject and pet owners should be fully informed as an active participant … Read moreNational Heartworm Awareness Month

Latest Flea and Tick Medications available at Clinton Veterinary Hospital in Clinton, CT

Latest Flea and Tick treatments available at Clinton Veterinary Hospital in Clinton, CT. Spring is here and at Clinton Veterinary Hospital in Clinton, CT we carry all the latest flea and tick medication to help protect your pet. Did you know that there is a new oral flea and tick medication? Nexgard is available and … Read moreLatest Flea and Tick Medications available at Clinton Veterinary Hospital in Clinton, CT