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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,…

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    Online Cat Food Recipes Can Be Dangerous to Cats’ Health

    May 22 2019

    by Tony McReynolds Advice to clients who are thinking about feeding their cats a homemade diet: think twice before downloading that cat food recipe—even if a veterinarian wrote it. A…

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    What is Veterinary Dentistry and Who Should Perform It?

    Feb 07 2019

    Veterinary dentistry includes the cleaning, adjustment, filing, extraction or repair of your pets’ teeth and all other aspects of oral health care. These procedures should be performed by a veterinarian…

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    Holiday Plants and Foods to Avoid

    Dec 07 2018

    It’s  that time of year again. As our thoughts turn to decorating and party planning, according to the Pet Poison Helpline here are some common plants and foods that could…

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    How Would I Know If My Cat Has Diabetes?

    Nov 13 2018

    Diabetes in cats is on the rise, largely due to obesity. You know your cat best so recognizing symptoms and getting early treatment is critical to a good outcome. Capitaland…

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    What Does Accreditation Mean?

    Nov 08 2018

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), only 12 to 15 percent of animal hospitals are accredited. Capitaland Animal Hospital is committed to excellence and has consequently earned accreditation…

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    Rabies and Our Pets

    Sep 26 2018

    Rabies is a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord of all mammals including dogs, cats and humans. The disease has been reported in every state except Hawaii and…

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    Where Did Everyone Go?

    Aug 30 2018

    Where Did Everyone Go?   Back to school, back to work, now your furry friend is home alone. Some pets welcome this period of readjustment. Others can act out in…