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Collecting a urine sample

Oct 15, 2015

 

 

Paper Trained

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Scott Sandeman, D.V.M.

 

So your veterinarian asked you to bring a fresh urine sample from your 8 year old dog, Puddles. She has been drinking a lot lately and some tests are in order. Now about collecting that sample….

Many…

Dog Walking

Oct 10, 2015

 

 

Paper Trained

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Scott Sandeman, D.V.M.

 

While pedometers for dogs have been around for awhile it goes without saying that the person on the other end of the leash with the Fitbit® that hasn’t been programmed yet may need walking just as much. Most of us…

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Sep 30, 2015

 

 

Paper Trained

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Scott Sandeman, D.V.M.

 

Hyperthyroidism is one of the most commonly encountered diseases of older cats. Tumors of the thyroid gland cause an increase in thyroid levels which in turn ramps up our pet’s metabolism. Affected pets have a normal…

New Cat Adoption

Sep 29, 2015

 

 

Paper Trained

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Scott Sandeman, D.V.M.

 

Thinking of adopting a kitten or two because your current feline friend needs a playmate? Is your favorite Aunt’s cat coming to live with you and While it’s always a good time to visit your local shelter in search…

Collapsing Trachea

Sep 22, 2015

 
 
Paper Trained
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Scott Sandeman, D.V.M.
Q)  Margie has always seemed to cough after drinking water.  We solved the problem for a long time by just giving her tiny bowls of water throughout the day.  Now that she is 8 years old we notice that it is worse when she comes in from outside or she sees squirrels in the trees out back.  Our…

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