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    How much should we blame the pandemic for the behavior of naughty pups?

    Jul 01 2020

    (Editor’s note: This article appeared in the June 25, 2020 edition of NEWStat, a newsletter published by the American Animal Hospital Association. We have seen a growing number of people…

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    SARS-CoV-2 and your cat

    Apr 23 2020

    Two cats in the United States have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 after showing signs of mild upper respiratory disease.  Idexx Laboratories has just announced the availability of a SARS-CoV-2 PCR…

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    Basic First Aid Procedures

    Apr 21 2020

      Any first aid should always be followed by immediate veterinary care. First aid care is not a substitute for veterinary care, but it may save your pet’s life until…

  • Information about Covid-19 and your pets

    Apr 07 2020

    From the American Veterinary Medical Association   Updated as of 6 p.m. on April 5, 2020 Health officials across the U.S. and all over the world are working hard to…

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    Donate to Help Pets in Need

    Mar 10 2020

    Capitaland Animal Hospital is pleased to announce our affiliation with the Veterinary Care Charitable Fund (VCCF), a program created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation to provide veterinarians with a…

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    Beware: Some Springtime Plants Are Toxic!

    Mar 02 2020

    Everyone loves springtime and the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. Our pets love to explore the new garden growth as well but beware some plants are toxic to our…

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    Thinking of Pet Insurance? Consider all the options before you choose

    Feb 06 2020

    We love our pets. Most of us consider our pet a member of the family. But if your pet should become sick or injured, the vet bills can run into…

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    Trim Your Cat’s Nails

    Sep 24 2019

    Trimming your cat’s nails doesn’t have to be an impossible task! Many cats will wear down their nails with routine scratching (hopefully on an approved scratching post and not your…

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    Stop Reading Your Pet Food Ingredient List!

    Aug 12 2019

    by Lisa M. Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN MARCH 01, 2019 “Stop reading your pet food ingredient list!” This was the advice I gave in my June 4, 2018 post: “A…

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    Heartworm In Cats Is On the Rise

    Jul 09 2019

    Which cats need heartworm prevention? All of them Apr 16, 2019 By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD DVM360 MAGAZINE When it comes to heartworm prevention, it should include every cat,…