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General Health

Cancer in Dogs

April 15, 2021

Did you know that cancer is just as widespread for dogs as it is for humans? It’s actually the leading cause of death for both dogs and cats. In this article, a Greater Cincinnati vet discusses cancer in dogs. Sobering Statistics  According to the Veterinary Cancer Society, about 25 percent of our canine companions will develop cancer at some point in their lives. The odds increase with age: about half of pups over the age … Read More »

Keeping a Large Dog Active

April 01, 2021

Is your canine companion larger than life? We love big dogs! Of course, these larger-than-life pooches have some very specific care needs. Fido’s size will come into play in nearly every aspect of his care regimen, including his fitness routine. A local Greater Cincinnati vet offers some advice on this below. Walks Walks are a great workout for any pup. Training is absolutely crucial with big dogs. Fido may be strong enough to haul you … Read More »

Common Health Issues in Chickens

February 01, 2021

Have you recently started keeping chickens? As a first-time flock owner, it’s important for you to get to know your birds. Chickens are quite hardy, but they are still prone to developing certain illnesses and diseases. A Greater Cincinnati vet lists some common issues below. Parasites We know, this isn’t the best part of having backyard birds. However, just like any other animal, our feathered patients can be prone to parasites. Your flock can be … Read More »

Should You Adopt a Raccoon?

December 15, 2020

Have you ever wondered about adopting a raccoon? Those masked faces are adorable! While racoons can be fun, cuddly, and lovable, they do need a lot of care. A Greater Cincinnati vet discusses racoon care below.  Basics Racoons are, of course, super cute, which is enough to make people want to keep them as pets. They’re smart, playful, and curious, and can make loving animal companions. They can form close bonds with people, especially with … Read More »

Senior Cat Care

September 01, 2020

Is your kitty starting to slow down a bit? Is Fluffy aged nine or older? If so, your feline buddy is officially retired from her official duties of napping, judging you, and looking cute. (Your cat will also spend her retirement napping, judging you, and looking cute, but that’s another topic.) Read on for some great senior cat care tips from a local Greater Cincinnati vet. Beds Older cats are master nappers. Fluffy can sleep … Read More »

Signs That Your Bearded Dragon is Sick

July 15, 2020

Do you have a bearded dragon? These cute little lizards can really make great pets. While reptiles may not be the most charismatic animals, these guys do have their own unique personalities. However, it isn’t always easy to tell how beardies are feeling. This can make it difficult for pet owners to spot signs of illness. A local Greater Cincinnati vet lists some common ones below. Respiratory Issues Healthy lizards should breathe quietly and smoothly. … Read More »

Getting Your Hens to Use Nest Boxes

July 01, 2020

Have you recently started keeping chickens? Having fresh eggs available is a great perk! However, you may find that your feathered friends don’t always cooperate when it comes to where they lay their eggs. Some hens will leave eggs almost anywhere except the nesting box, making Easter egg hunts a daily task for their owners. A Greater Cincinnati veterinarian offers some tips on solving this issue below. Proper Setup First and foremost, make sure that … Read More »

Animal Disaster Preparation Day

May 01, 2020

May 9th is Animal Disaster Preparation Day. Of course, many of us have learned a lot about preparation lately. However, even with the coronavirus dominating the news, it’s important to be ready for other issues, such as fires and floods. Here, a Greater Cincinnati vet offers a few pointers on animal disaster preparation. Carrier If you don’t have a travel carrier for your pet, this is the time to get one. For dogs or cats, … Read More »

Heartworm Awareness Month

April 01, 2020

April is Heartworm Awareness Month! We know, heartworms may not be the most pleasant thing to discuss. It’s much more fun to talk about Fido’s puppyhood antics or his love of treats. However, keeping your beloved pet protected from heartworms is very important. A Greater Cincinnati vet discusses heartworms below. Basics Heartworms are parasitic worms that infest dogs’ hearts, lungs, and arteries. They are in larval form at the time of infestation. It usually takes … Read More »

COVID-19 Shelter in Place Mandate

March 23, 2020

Veterinarians have been deemed an “essential profession” during this state of emergency. This means that we will NOT close our doors even while the “shelter in place” order is in effect, unless our doctors or staff become sick with the virus and are required to self-isolate. However, in order to keep operating within the parameters of the emergency orders set forth by the governor, we must make some changes to our practices. We ask for … Read More »

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