HOW TO REDUCE THE RISK OF STOMACH BLOAT

Stomach bloat is a very concerning and life-threatening emergency that can affect your furry friend. It’s known by many terms, including gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV), gastric torsion, and stomach twist, and it can be especially dangerous for deep-chested dogs like Great Danes, Doberman Pinschers, and Greyhounds.  GDV is a condition where the stomach rotates…

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LIVING WITH A DIABETIC PET

Diabetes Mellitus is a common disease in both dogs and cats. It is a condition where the pancreas does not secrete insulin to control blood sugar. The most common signs you may notice at home are increased thirst and urination, increased appetite, and weight loss. Although other diseases can cause similar signs, blood work and…

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The Importance of Nutritional Health for Your Pets 

Nutrition is one of the most essential elements of good pet health care.   Commercial pet foods are formulated to provide the necessary protein, energy, vitamins and minerals a particular pet requires.  Human foods, while tempting to pets, do not provide all their nutritional requirements.  There are several good quality pet foods on the market…

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IS PET INSURANCE RIGHT FOR ME?

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There are many factors to consider regarding pet insurance. This article hopes to help you make the best decision for your pet. Medical supplies and equipment costs have been increasing across the healthcare service, including the veterinary medical service. While human healthcare is subsidized by insurance, veterinary care is not. As a result, without pet…

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AAEP Horse Owner Education Committee presents, Calm Under Pressure: Conquering Equine Emergencies

The AAEP Horse Owner Education Committee is thrilled to announce an upcoming webinar designed to empower horse owners with the knowledge to recognize and respond to equine emergencies. In this informative session, Drs. Allie Catalino, Racquel Lindroth, and Nikki Scherrer will discuss how horse owners can prepare themselves for equine veterinary emergencies. They will also briefly discuss the most common…

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CONSIDERING A PET AS A HOLIDAY GIFT?

The holiday giving season is quickly approaching, and in addition to socks and a new toaster, some may be considering a pet as a holiday gift.  While a furry ball of wonderful is always an excitement on the “big day,” there are some important things to consider ahead of time. Make sure that you have…

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National Veterinary Technician Week October 15-21, 2023

We consider all KVH staff to be “Superheroes.” During National Veterinary Technician Week, we want to express our heartfelt appreciation for our veterinary technicians who are the unsung heroes of our animal care team. They are the true superheroes, working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the well-being and health of our beloved pets. Their…

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September 2023 – Pet Dental Discount Month

10% Discount on Pet Dentals (Additional non-dental services are not subject to the 10% discount) Mention CODE: September2023 DENTAL HEALTH is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year…

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