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Study helps veterinarians understand persistent infections

Many pet owners and veterinarians struggle to help pets that just can’t shake an infection. Itchy ears that don’t get better, recurrent urinary tract infections, wounds that never completely heal – all persistent infections that can frustrate even the most caring owner and diligent veterinarian.

September 20, 2016

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Remembering our animal companions on National Pet Memorial Day

Each year, on the second Sunday in September, National Pet Memorial Day remembers and celebrates the bonds we have with our pets, and honors their memory. Falling on September 11 this year, the day is especially poignant.

September 9, 2016

Itchy Dog

I’ve got an itch! The top 5 causes of itchy skin in dogs and cats

If you’ve ever lived with a dog, you’ve probably seen a rear leg start moving when we scratch an ear or belly. Or you have a cat that always seems to scratch its ears. Maybe you’ve heard the jingle jangle of a collar as a back foot comes up to scratch an itchy neck. Although both dogs and cats experience the occasional itch (just like we do), as pet owners it’s important to recognize when an itch is an indication of a more serious problem.

September 6, 2016