By: Caitlin Spillers, DVM [printer-friendly version] For some dogs and cats, the vet clinic can be a place that induces anxiety leading them to react in a variety of unpredictable ways that are stressful for not only the animal, but also their owner. If left unaddressed, this stress may lead to some owners avoiding taking…

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By: Kathryn Sarpong, DVM, DABVP [printer-friendly version] COVID and working from home have brought lots of new animals into our lives. I know many families are still contemplating a new dog. What type, what size, what personality, fits my life? These are important decisions to consider. Where To Find a Dog-Breeder Versus Shelter / Rescue…

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You will eventually get to leave your house. Your pet may not get it — but we do. Learn how to make the transition easier for your pet. You may be headed back to your office soon. Your pet, who has become your loyal and dedicated coworker, has thoroughly enjoyed the stay-at-home companionship. They may…

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Now that your new pet has found their forever home, they are likely doing some things you’d expect. And maybe some things you wouldn’t. What’s normal? What’s not? Is it normal that… My dog has a little cough? My cat’s eyes are watery? My pet scoots its bottom on the rug? My dog eats poop?…

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Metro Paws Animal Hospital is committed to a lifetime of wellbeing for your pet. Even in times of uncertainty, we remain your most trusted source of veterinary information. This is why we encourage you to contact us first with any questions or concerns you may have about your pet’s health. Big or small. Complex or…

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These days, you’re home. A lot. It is time to replace your office coffee break with a new one—a fun break with your pet! Your pet has realized their world is different. You are now home a lot. Your dog has mastered the stop, drop and roll belly rub. Your cat has taken over your…

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