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Pancreatitis

Over the holidays we frequently hospitalize dogs and cats with pancreatitis. Even if your cute little one is looking up at you with big, sad eyes it's better for...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Pooloop, on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:14 am | 1 comment | 4296 Views

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Why do cats vomit?

I have 2 kitties and one of them throws up a ton! I know people say that cats throw up and it's no big deal, but why do cats vomit? Most cat owners have...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 14785 Views

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Pets, babies and toddlers

Writing about pets and small children is a subject very relevant to my world since I have a 2-year-old, a baby due in July, two dogs and a cat. Even if you don't...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Ask the Vet: Watch out for summer hazards, part two

I love summertime for the long days, barbecues, vacation and hikes with our dogs. In the veterinary hospital our caseload shifts with each season. Last week, I described...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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What should I consider as my pets grow old?

This month's column is all about our aging companions. With good preventative medicine, pets are living much longer than they did in the past. An annual physical...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Halloween

These days our pets are considered our children. On Halloween, nothing is cuter than a dachshund in a hotdog costume or a bulldog pirate. I love dressing up my dogs...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a good time to acknowledge the people, pets and other things in our lives for which we are thankful. I am thankful for my family, including the members...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Winter holidays

December has arrived and toys, electronics and wrapping paper pack the stores. It's fun to include our pets in the holiday celebration, but watch out for seasonal...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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New Year's resolutions

After all the splurging during the holidays, the New Year gives us a chance to reset our priorities and goals. While you begin your own New Year's resolutions, consider...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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The scoop on litter box problems

My cat is urinating outside the box and it's driving me crazy! How can I make him stop? We see a lot of cats that eliminate outside their box. It's a very stinky,...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Rattlesnakes

Last spring I was on a hike with my dog and we encountered a rattlesnake. What can I do to protect my dog from rattlesnakes? What should I do if a rattlesnake bites...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Hot spots

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner, so seasonal allergies are in full bloom! Along with allergies comes itching, scratching, and chewing -- which...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Canine bloat

I just adopted a Great Dane puppy and my breeder mentioned some precautions to prevent bloat. What is bloat? Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV),...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Swimming

With the weather warming up, I'd like to take my dog to the lake. How do I teach him to swim? Before putting your dog in the water consider his breed....

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Dogs do strange things

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then dogs must be from Pluto! This month's Ask the Vet features responses to common reader questions about dog behaviors...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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My cat does strange things

Who needs television when you have a cat? They are as unique as we are and endlessly entertaining. Some of the strange behaviors we see in our domestic cats are...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Disaster preparedness

What would you do with your pets in the event of a disaster? This month's article discusses preparing for an emergency. If you don't have a plan for yourself and...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Winter hazards

We are lucky to live in a climate with mild winters. We are also lucky to live close to so many different terrains -- deserts, beaches, and the mountains! Because...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Pet obesity

How do I know if my pet is overweight? Since dogs range in size from 2lbs to 200lbs with all sorts of body shapes, we rely on their body condition to tell...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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Heartworm Disease

Every year at your annual preventive care visit, your veterinarian most likely recommends a heartworm preventative for your dog. So why the push? Why is heartworm...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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