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Why choose a mobile vet?

  Why does YOUR PET want you to choose a mobile vet? Have you ever noticed your pet shaking, shedding excessively, or panting when you sit in a veterinarian’s waiting or exam room? Does your cat yowl or have accidents … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Safety Tips

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the … Continue reading

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What Is Canine Influenza Virus?

There are many causes of kennel cough, both bacterial and viral. Canine influenza virus (CIV) is one of the viral causes of kennel cough. This highly contagious respiratory disease has affected thousands of dogs in the United States. Because CIV is … Continue reading

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Easter Pet Poisons

The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners, Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats,” said Ahna Brutlag, DVM, … Continue reading

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Protect Your Pet from Household Poisons

As a pet owner, you want your pet to be safe when you travel outside of your home and while they’re inside your home, too. March 20-26, 2016, is designated as Poison Prevention Week, and Blue Door Veterinary Services in … Continue reading

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

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 by your veterinarian … Continue reading

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Vaccinating Your Pet

To protect your pet from contagious diseases, keep his essential vaccinations up-to-date. This is important even if your pet is kept mostly indoors. Many contagious diseases are airborne and your pet could easily be exposed through an open window. There … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Mobile Vet

For some pet owners, bringing a pet to the vet isn’t always convenient or even possible. Some pets—especially cats—dread car rides or being placed in a carrier. Or both. Some pets also get stressed out at the vet when they … Continue reading

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Mammary Tumors: Kimber’s Story

Meet Kimber. She is an 11-year-old Great Pyrenees dog who was brought to Blue Door Veterinary Services to have some large lumps on her mammary chains examined. Her owner noticed the first lump about a year ago, which slowly got … Continue reading

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Why Does My Pet Needs Vaccinations?

Whether you’re a new or experienced pet owner, you may have asked yourself if your pet really needs to be vaccinated. The simple answer is YES. Vaccines protect dogs and cats against a number of potentially-fatal diseases, and in many … Continue reading

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