Med Ed: What To Do If You Lose Your Cat

Warm weather brings the season for losing pets, especially cats. They’re looking for ways to get outside because of the weather and variety of scents, and even the most conscientious pet owner can still have their cat slip out of the house. One of the scariest things...

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Prevent Parasites & Shop Local!

Prevent Fleas & Worms + Save Money + Shop Local = Winning! It’s that time of year again- it’s Parasite Prevention Month right here in Hillsboro! It might not sound exciting, but preventing parasites is essential to keeping your pets and family safe and...

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Why does my pet need sedation?

Our patients in veterinary medicine are often less than 100% cooperative for treatments that are necessary for us to keep them healthy. Using gentle handling techniques we can perform most treatments, however, even in the nicest pets, there are just some procedures...

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Your dental questions answered by Dr. Yung!

We know dental health in pets can be hard to understand… your breeder says one thing, the internet says another, and your friend who rescues dogs says something completely different!  We asked Dr. Yung to demystify dental health and cleanings… here are your...

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Weather & Arthritis in Senior Pets

As the weather turns cold again, you may notice your cat or dog’s arthritis causing them more discomfort than normal. Although scientific research is limited on the effects of weather on arthritis, many pet owners (and sufferers) dealing with arthritis would agree...

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Questions about dental care? We’ve got answers!

Questions about dentistry? You’re not alone! Here are some of our most frequently asked questions: “Why do dental cleanings require anesthesia? I thought a groomer could clean my pet’s teeth without anesthesia” A thorough, professional dental cleaning requires scaling...

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What’s the deal with bloodwork for healthy senior pets?

What’s the deal with bloodwork for healthy senior pets? When an animal comes to the veterinary hospital for an illness, it’s a lot easier to understand why the doctor is recommending blood work, a urinalysis, a fecal sample, or x-rays.  Basically, something is wrong...

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