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How fatty acids can improve your pet’s health


Continuing in our series on Pet Nutrition, you may have heard the term “fatty acids” used many times with regard to human health. The fact is, our pets require fatty acids for improved heath, too. In simplest terms, fatty acids

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Detecting Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats


You can tell a lot about your pet by looking at them. But one thing you can’t see is their heart. Is it healthy or not? A pet may have developed heart disease, and even the most observant pet parent

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Common Causes of Pet Heat Stroke


As outdoor temperatures increase, the risk of pet heat stroke increases. Just like humans, your dog, cat, or small pet can succumb to heat stroke when his/her body temperature rises excessively. The normal body temperature for a dog or cat

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week!


Every year one week is designated as National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The AVMA reports with an estimated population of 70 million dogs living in U.S. households, millions of people, most of them children, are bitten by dogs every year.

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Important information about Rabies from the Somerset County Department of Health


As veterinary professionals, it is part of our job to report any animal bite in a person / client at our practice to the local health department where the person resides because of the risk of rabies. The Somerset County

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Detecting ticks on your pet is crucial to prevent disease


Is your dog tired or achy after a walk? Is your cat eating less than usual? These seemingly minor changes may indicate your pet has a tick-related disease, and you may not even realize it. Ticks are tricky. Even when you

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The 2020 HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Parade a Big Success!


The October 31st Halloween holiday got off to a fun start with the morning HOWL-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest and Parade at the Dog Park at Ann Van Middlesworth Park in Hillsborough, New Jersey. Even with the chilly weather, a record

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Home pet entry safety – Protect your home from unwanted guests


There was a story published a while back of an incident in Monmouth, a town in Kennebec County, Maine.  It was rather alarming because it involved a rabid raccoon who snuck into a person’s home through a pet entry installed

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Case Study: Canine Cystocentesis (Cysto) – Urinalysis (U/A – Urine exam) – E.Coli UTI


Sweet Rosie is a six month old Goldendoodle. She was suddenly straining to urinate and needed to go out to squat to urinate multiple times overnight and then throughout the morning. Her owner called BMAH, and we got her in

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Seresto Eight Month Flea and Tick Pet Collars


Seresto eight month flea and tick pet collars are the best, easiest, and most affordable protection for outdoor or indoor/outdoor cats. I know that no one likes collars on their cats, but these are not the same collars from years

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