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Vestibular Disease in Pets, by Dr. Maria Badamo

Vestibular Disease in Pets by Dr. Maria Badamo The vestibular apparatus is the body’s system for determining our orientation to our surroundings. It lets us know when we are upright, upside down, whether we are leaning to one side, or backwards, etc. When there is a disruption of the vestibular system the body has a […]

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Viral Testing for Cats, by Dr. Kathryn Sarpong

What is “Viral Testing” for my Cat? Kathryn Sarpong, DVM DABVP   Your veterinarian may have recommended viral testing for your kitten or cat.   There are many viruses that infect cats, but “viral testing” usually refers to a blood test that looks for feline leukemia virus (FeLV), and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV).    These viruses can […]

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Why microchip?

It doesn’t take more than a second – a door left open while you bring in the groceries, a child running through the gate leaving it unlatched, or a neighbor at your door – and your pet is gone. Some pets don’t get far, others do find their way home, but for the millions of […]

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