Tag Archives: Pet Health

Tips for raising a healthy ferret


Ferrets make wonderful pets. Most ferrets come from a place called Marshall Farms where they are spayed and neutered at a very young age to make better pets.  Ferrets naturally have a very distinct odor about them, so they are

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Why puppy socialization is so important


There are many different factors that can influence whether your new puppy grows into a well behaved and friendly dog or one that is more shy or aggressive. You may not realize how much early life experiences can and do

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Flea Control and Disease Prevention for your Pets


What are Fleas?  Fleas are tiny, wingless, jumping insects that feed on the blood of your pets and your family.  The year has proven to be one of the worst flea seasons we have seen in over 20 years.  All

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Wishing One and All a Joyous Holiday Season!


Wishing One and All a Joyous Holiday Season! From the Belle Mead Animal Hospital team, Your Other Family Doctors

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The changing nutritional needs of your pet


When you purchase pet food, it’s a good idea to read the label to be sure the food is meeting your pet’s nutritional needs. However, the descriptions on pet food labels can be confusing. Here’s a list of what you

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Daisy Troop tours Belle Mead Animal Hospital


On April 2nd the Hillsborough Daisy Girl Scout Troop got a real treat! They had a personal tour of Belle Mead Animal Hospital. The 45 minute tour gave the children a good inside view of the hospital. From the waiting

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Lily toxicity and your cat


Out of all the plants that are toxic to your cat, lilies are the most dangerous. It’s well worth a reminder not only at Easter time when Easter lilies abound, but anytime throughout the year when people are purchasing flowers for

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NexGard – A new FDA approved chewable to combat fleas and ticks on your dog


We live in one of the most highly tick infested areas of the country. Also, this past flea and tick season has been the longest and the worst that our clients have ever seen.  Remember, it’s the fleas and ticks

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Reducing cat carrier stress


Studies have shown that cats are seen by veterinarians on average far less frequently than dogs.  And why is this?  There can be many reasons, but one reason important to note may be that cats are so good at hiding

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Thanks to all who attended our MediVet Stem Cell Therapy Open House, February 11, 2014


Clients and staff gathered together on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at the Belle Mead Animal Hospital to view a presentation about our new and exciting same day MediVet stem cell therapy for dogs and cats. The introductory presentation was given

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