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Snakes and how to keep your pets safe

Pop quiz time – you are walking with your dog in the woods and come upon a snake.

Would you be able to tell a venomous snake from one of the harmless varieties that live in our area?  Would you know what to do if it was a venomous snake and your pet was bitten?  Here are some answers we hope will help!

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The Truth About Ice water and Bloat

Every year as the weather heats up, so does a widely-spread warning about the dangers of giving dogs ice water.  

This well-intentioned rumor, which claims ice water causes bloat, has been circulating the internet for years. Fortunately, it’s just that—a rumor!

We want to take the opportunity to set the record straight for concerned pet parents and help stop this belief in its tracks.

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Safe And Effective New Way To Stop Itching in Dogs!

Allergy season is upon us. And while people may sneeze and have runny eyes, dogs manifest most of their allergies by itching. Itching is one of the primary reasons that dogs are brought in to North Elm Animal Hospital. And this year we have a wonderful new medication to stop the itch:

CYTOPOINT. 

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Cat Dental Health: What Cat Lovers Need to Know

According to the Veterinary Oral Health Council, periodontal disease in pets is a big problem. In fact, over 30% of cats have dental health problems by the time they're just 3 or 4 years old! This is because your kitty's teeth are subject to tartar and plaque build-up just like yours, and feline resorptive lesions can start to occur very young. Yet many cat lovers don't think about cleaning their cat's teeth or having professional dental care.

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