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Your pet's health and happiness matter to us, and we're committed to supporting you every step of the way. Whether you have questions about nutrition, behavior, grooming, or any other pet-related topic, our education resources can help you find answers.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY PET HAS CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE?

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | May 28, 2024

Chronic kidney disease in dogs and cats:  What is it, how do I treat it, can I prevent it? Chronic kidney disease is one of the most common problems that dogs and cats develop as they age. To help our pets we need to know a little about what the kidneys do and why they…

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HOW TO REDUCE THE RISK OF STOMACH BLOAT

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | May 25, 2024

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

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | May 23, 2024

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 

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | May 20, 2024

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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🐾📚 Discover Senior Pet Care: Join Us for a Free Educational Event! 📚🐾

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | April 29, 2024

Mark your calendars for May 15, 2024, because Kanab Veterinary Hospital and the Kanab City Library are teaming up to present “Senior Pet Care Education Night”! 🎉 This exciting event invites pet owners, especially those with older pets, to come together for an evening of valuable insights, expert advice, and community camaraderie. From 7:00 PM…

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IS PET INSURANCE RIGHT FOR ME?

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | March 25, 2024

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

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | March 14, 2024

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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Tips For Traveling With Your Pet

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | December 4, 2023

The holiday season brings the excitement of gatherings with family and friends and often this necessitates traveling with our furry family members. Here are some things to consider when traveling with your pets. When making travel plans ensure your pet’s collar or harness and leash are in good shape and fit properly. Also ensure identification…

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PET POISON AWARENESS

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | August 10, 2023

PET POISON CONTROL ASPCA: 888-426-4435 www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control Pet Poison Helpline: 800-213-6680 www.petpoisonhelpline.com OVERVIEW According to the National Safety Council, thousands of lives have been saved due to physical barriers like child-resistant packaging and awareness campaigns. Likewise, in recent years, the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline have worked tirelessly to raise awareness about protecting our vulnerable and…

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Protecting Your Dog From Rattlesnakes

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | August 1, 2023

Rattlesnakes are most active in warmer seasons from spring to autumn. Spring is upon us so you will want to keep your canine friend away from these venomous reptiles as bites can lead to serious injury and even death. Is a rattlesnake bite a veterinary emergency? A rattlesnake bite is ALWAYS considered a veterinary emergency! …

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“If Pinching Pennies – Pick Prevention!”- The Benefits of Vaccinating Your Pet

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | July 1, 2023

These days, it seems like everyone is short in one way or another; short on time, short on money, or short on emotional bandwidth. It can feel overwhelming to have a veterinarian tell you here is one more thing we want you to find time, money, and yes even emotional bandwidth to complete. It is…

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Heat Stress – Summer Risks for Your Pets

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | June 1, 2023

As the temperature rises and summer arrives, it is important to take extra steps in protecting your pet against the heat to prevent heatstroke, heat exhaustion, and other hot-weather ailments.  Whether you are out for a walk, riding in the car, or letting them play in the yard, the heat can take a toll on…

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Healthy Weight Management for your Pet – IT IS ACHIEVABLE!

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | May 1, 2023

Our pets are part of our families.  We want them to be happy, healthy and live their best lives.  There are many things that contribute to a pet’s health and happiness.  Good food, a protected environment, regular veterinary care and love and attention from caregivers are some of the things we commonly think about that…

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Parvovirus Is Still A Killer!

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | March 3, 2023

Parvo is a term that still spreads fear among dog owners and veterinary staff alike. This is because Parvovirus is still a killer. It is caused by a virus and is highly contagious.  While it mainly affects unvaccinated dogs and puppies under a year of age, it can affect any dog. Parvo is resistant to…

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The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

By Kanab Veterinary Hospital | February 21, 2023

Despite our best efforts, accidents can happen.  Someone leaves the door open for just a moment.  An adventurous pet digs under the fence.  Pets can and do get away.  In fact, it is estimated that ten million pets are lost or stolen each year in the United States.  Sadly, one and a half million are…

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