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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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What is Brachycephalic Syndrome?

You would be hard pressed to find someone who could resist the sweet, short face of a Persian or the excited snorts of a Boston Terrier, but if your pet is one of the many breeds with a “pushed in” face, you should also be aware of the health risks associated with these characteristics.

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Is Peanut Butter Still Safe for Dogs?

Does your pup love peanut butter? If you answered yes, you are just one of many dog owners who use the popular nutty spread as a tasty treat, chew toy stuffing or a clever medication disguise for your furry friend.

The good news? Most peanut and other nut butters are perfectly safe for your dog (in moderation, of course).

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