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Breast Cancer Awareness for Pets

An x-ray of a dog

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our physicians are recommending we perform self-examinations and undergo screening mammography. But what about our dogs and cats? Do dogs and cats get breast cancer? What can you do to help protect your pet? Cats, Dogs and Women are a Lot Alike There are many similarities between breast


Seven Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spay Day 2011

Yesterday, February 22, was National Spay Day and some consider the entire month National Spay and Neuter month. Spay is the colloquial term for ovariohysterectomy. Neuter, sometimes called altering, is the surgical removal of male reproductive organs or testicles. Both procedures have the same result: they prevent unwanted pregnancies. But wait — these procedures have