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Rabies Myths and Facts

By | 2017-06-26T06:01:28+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Categories: Pet Care|

Although rabies is much less prevalent today than previous generations, it remains a serious, deadly disease that understandably frightens people. Many myths persist about rabies because of this fear. It's important to separate fact from fiction so you have a realistic understanding of your own risk and that of your pets. Knowing the reality of [...]

Spay & Neuter Importance

By | 2017-06-26T05:58:55+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Categories: Pet Care|

Spaying or neutering your pet carries an array of benefits. There are two main benefits, however, that really stick out: curbing pet overpopulation and making your pet healthier. At Buffalo Trace Veterinary, we find both of these benefits to be influential. Pet overpopulation is a problem for every state in the U.S. According to, [...]

Why Dental Health?

By | 2017-06-26T05:56:59+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Categories: Pet Care|

When you think of your pet's health, do you think of pet dentals? You should be! Pet dentistry is an important part of taking care of your pet's overall health and well-being. Not only can bacteria and infections in your pet's mouth be extremely painful for them, your pet's organs like his heart, lungs and kidneys can all be [...]

The Adventures of Captain Jack

By | 2017-06-26T05:54:30+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

If you remember a previous blog post (found here) we told you about Captain Jack, a tough kitten who was found alone, and brought to our clinic.  Although he was mobile, his rear leg had abnormalities that we needed to address. Well,  Captain Jack has been very busy this summer, as you can tell from [...]

Do You Know If Your Pet Has Allergies?

By | 2017-06-26T05:51:33+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Categories: Pet Care|

As summer turns to fall, it’s important to remember that your pet might be susceptible to allergies caused by falling leaves, dried-out weeds and fleas. Don’t expect sneezing fits and runny noses, though. Rather, the 10 to 15 percent of all pets that suffer from allergies will typically scratch, lick or chew their skin ­excessively— [...]

Canine Leptospirosis

By | 2017-06-26T03:16:26+00:00 April 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 [...]

Lost pets get found…FAST!

By | 2017-06-26T03:09:37+00:00 March 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 [...]

Rabies. What is it?

By | 2017-06-26T06:06:39+00:00 March 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 [...]