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    Why Heartworm Prevention Is Needed All Year

    Oct 19 2015

    Mosquitoes carry an awful parasite called heartworms.  Just like the name implies, heartworms are worms that live in the hearts of dogs and cats.  They can be deadly. Heartworms are…

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    Canine Physical Rehabilitation

    Oct 19 2015

    Physical therapy is the standard of care for human medicine, but until recently it had not been utilized as much in veterinary medicine.  Veterinarians are learning from physical therapy techniques…

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    Excessive Barking

    Oct 19 2015

    Barking is a natural form of communication for dogs, but different dogs bark for different reasons. A dog’s bark can alert us that someone is near the house or it…

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    Fear Of The Veterinary Hospital

    Oct 19 2015

    Imagine you are at the mercy of a creature that is bigger than you and speaks a language you do not understand. Most of the time, this is okay. The…

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    Preventing Fear Of The Veterinary Hospital

    Oct 19 2015

    Imagine you are at the mercy of a creature that is bigger than you and speaks a language you do not understand. Most of the time, this is okay. The…

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    Lyme Disease

    Oct 19 2015

    Although it has been recognized in Europe for over a century, Lyme disease was first diagnosed in the United States in humans in 1975 and in dogs in the 1980’s.…

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    Treating Your Pet’s Allergies

    Oct 19 2015

    Just like many humans, dogs and cats can suffer from allergies. “Allergy” describes a condition of hypersensitivity to substances in the environment that are normally harmless to dogs and cats.…

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    The Importance Of Dental Care For Your Pet

    Oct 19 2015

    Why is dental care important? The doctors and staff at Rockville Road Animal Hospital strongly believe that proper dental care is crucial to your pet’s overall wellness. Because over 85%…

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    Buying Pet Drugs Online

    Oct 19 2015

    The FDA Warns Against the Buying of Pet Drugs Online Although it may be tempting and convenient to order your pet’s medications online, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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    Protecting Your Pet From Fleas

    Oct 19 2015

    Fleas are blood-sucking parasites that can transmit diseases and tapeworms. Exposure to fleas can cause pets to become itchy and some pets even have severe reactions to flea bites. Humans…