Posts made in June, 2014

Noise Phobias

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Our Blog | 0 comments

BANG! Pop. Whizzzzzz… ‘Tis the season for fireworks! And while they may put us in a festive spirit, a terrified pooch can dampen the mood. Your pup may just sit by you and shiver, pace, pant, or look for a hiding place under a table or bed. But sometimes a pet can become destructive from fear, trying to chew his way out of a bedroom or kennel, having accidents on the carpet, or even injuring himself. The same thing can happen with thunderstorms, or a car backfiring, or someone dropping something loud. Some dogs are more sensitive to noises than others, and some learn the fear,...

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June Pet of the Month

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Our Blog, Pet of the Month | 0 comments

Congratulations to Oreo, our June Pet of the Month! Oreo is a 1 year old Labrador Retriever who has been coming to us for care since she was 8 weeks old. She had always been healthy, needing only to see the veterinarian for routine care until early May of this year. Her owners brought her in because they were concerned about a patch of skin irritation on her back that had been getting worse by the day and had started oozing.   When they brought her in, Oreo was very nervous and obviously painful. It was evident she had a large sore on her back, but since there was still hair covering the...

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