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How to Care for a Blind Dog or Cat

A blind cat

Certain medical conditions upset pet families more than others, an amputation of the tail or a limb, for example. Another is loss of vision in their pet. Pets lose vision for many of the same reasons people do, including glaucoma, cataracts and degeneration of the retina. In small breed dogs with bulging eyes, the eye

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How to Find the Right Dog for Your Family in 2021

A veterinarian with a dog

The pandemic has increased pet ownership and has made finding the right pet for your family a bigger challenge than usual. If you are looking for some guidance on how to find the perfect new furry canine member of your family, I offer some suggestions below. Dog Breed Selector App The American Kennel Club has

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4 Examples of Fracture Repair in Pandemic Puppies

A dog with a cast on its leg

Pandemic puppies have been our new reality at the Animal Medical Center these past months. And with puppies come more pediatric medical and surgical infirmities. One such injury requiring the expertise of AMC’s board-certified surgical specialists is a bumper crop of broken legs in young dogs. Causes of Puppy Broken Legs While I suspect vehicular

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