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It can be difficult to maintain good oral hygiene in our pets, so I have compiled a top ten list of reasons pets do not receive adequate oral care.
  1. pet-oral-hygiene-solutionI can’t use an enzymatic water additive because he doesn’t drink from a water bowl. Read more
November was National Pet Diabetes Month.  Diabetes is a condition in which the body doesn’t produce enough insulin.  Since insulin is needed to regulate blood sugar, inadequate amounts of insulin result in high blood sugar.  Symptoms of diabetes include lethargy, weight loss, excessive thirst, and frequent urination.  Due to the increase in frequency of urination,...
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Most people have heard that drug resistant infections are an issue in human medicine, but did you know that companion animals are also increasingly developing drug resistant infections?  In the last few years drug resistance has been a growing problem not only in bacterial infections, but also in the failure of medications to prevent parasitic...
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As someone who is expecting a baby in early October, and is the proud parent of two furry children, I am especially aware of the unique concerns animal owners face when expecting a new arrival.  As a veterinarian, I am often confronted with questions regarding the wellbeing of the pets, as well as protecting the...
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It's important to get your pet microchipped; but it's just as important to make sure that microchip contains the correct information in order for your four-legged friend to get home. That's why the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) are teaming up to encourage pet owners to update their pet's...
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Hello! I'm Martin! I arrived at the ARLNH last month with a huge tumor on my shoulder. You may have remembered reading about me. It looks like I was dumped at the Manchester Airport, probably because my owners couldn't pay for my surgery (BTW - a lot of shelters like the ARLNH have funds set...
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Save the date! The 4th Annual My Dogs are Barking 5K to Benefit the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire Date: Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 9:00am Competitive Runners, Recreational Runners, Walkers and Runners/Walkers with (well behaved) Dogs invited to participate! (Runners with dogs start in the second wave for the safety of all.) For more information ,...
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