Canine Leptospirosis

By |2017-06-26T03:16:26+00:00April 4th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

Leptospirosis, or "Lepto" is among the most common bacterial disease that affects dogs. The disease is also known to affect humans and other animals as well. Symptoms of Canine Leptospirosis Symptoms of leptospirosis in dogs may vary, ranging from being non-existent to deadly. Dogs that show no symptoms have what in medical jargon is termed [...]

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Lost pets get found…FAST!

By |2017-06-26T03:09:37+00:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

If your pet were lost, wouldn't it be great if they could tell someone where they live, who to contact, their medical needs, and who their veterinarian is? The ASPCA reports that "5 to 7 million" pets enter animal shelters every year and "3 to 4 million" of them are euthanized. Why? The owners could [...]

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Rabies. What is it?

By |2017-06-26T06:06:39+00:00March 25th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

Rabies is a deadly disease in both animals and humans, though far more dogs, cats, and other pets succumb to it annually than people. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), rabies claims 50,000 human lives and millions of animal lives across the world every year. The main way [...]

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Understanding Heartworm

By |2017-06-26T03:03:56+00:00March 14th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

It has been understood by many people that only dogs get heartworm. For many cat owners, the concept that cats could get heartworm has been a surprising fact. Even more surprising is that the percentage of indoor cats that contract heartworm disease is relatively high, according to How Heartworm is Contracted Both cats and [...]

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Bored Cat?

By |2017-06-26T02:47:07+00:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

There are many benefits to being an indoor cat—for example, provided there are no opportunities of an open door, chances of wild animal attacks, snow, extreme temperatures, or even getting attacked by a rougue dog are slim.  However, it takes more than just a safe environment to keep your cat healthy. So, how can you, [...]

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Welcome to 2014!

By |2017-06-26T02:24:05+00:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

January. Just hearing the word can bring a sense of new opportunities and hope for what the New Year will bring us. Often, this is a time when folks make a New Year’s resolution, and consider giving up those things that complicate their lives, or commit to things which enrich their lives. However, one look [...]

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Seasons Greetings!

By |2017-06-26T02:20:37+00:00December 20th, 2013|Categories: Pet Care|

Written by Buffalo Trace Veterinary Services on 20 December 2013. Posted in Blog Christmas is right around the corner!  And with the joys this upcoming holiday week brings, often emergency veterinary clinics as well as the Pet Poison Hotline receive an increase in visits and calls.  Why does this happen? Given the extra activity and [...]

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Thanksgiving on the Way…

By |2017-06-26T02:15:32+00:00November 4th, 2013|Categories: Pet Care|

With the excitement of family and fabulous food that the Thanksgiving holiday surrounds us with, there are a few things to keep in mind for keeping your pet healthy and safe.  Curious? Try Googling "Dog steals Thanksgiving Turkey" and you'll see what we mean! Safety points to keep on your radar: Don't give your dog [...]

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