It’s Play Time!

It’s Play Time!

Games for Senior Dogs: 7 Fun Ways to Get Your Older Dog Moving Who says old dogs don’t have a good time? Try these stimulating games to get your senior pup moving around and having fun.  By Caitlin Crittenden via Petful Your senior dog may be slowing down, but older dogs need physical and mental exercise, too. Try one of the fun games for senior dogs […]

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Is Your Dog At Risk For Lyme Disease?

Is Your Dog At Risk For Lyme Disease?

By: Dr. Karen Stasiak As the weather warms up, deer ticks that have been lying dormant over the winter are beginning their nymph life stage. This means they’re at the prime stage to bite and potentially transmit Lyme disease to you and your dogs. Adult deer ticks can be active in the fall, winter, and early spring when ambient air temperatures exceed 40 degrees, so […]

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

By: Dr. Sam Gilbert Pet owners often wonder ‘why’ when it comes to their dogs and cats. One very common ‘why’ that many dog owners ask is, “Why does my dog eat grass?” While there are many dogs that do it, the answer is not a simple one, and mostly speculation. But it’s important to understand what may be behind your dog’s grass eating and […]

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Dog Popsicle Recipes

Dog Popsicle Recipes

By: Dr. Sam Gilbert With the dog days of summer upon us, there aren’t many things more refreshing than cooling down with a popsicle. Dogs also love frozen treats, but many traditional popsicles — store‐bought or homemade — are either high in sugar or contain ingredients that are dangerous to dogs. Ingredients to be mindful of avoiding when creating your own homemade dog popsicles include (but are […]

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Come On In! See What Is New!

Come On In! See What Is New!

We are so happy to have our clients and patients back in the building. It does not seem real how much time has passed. Many of you have told us over the passed year and a half how much you have missed the staff, and we have missed you all too! There are many new and interesting products and services that Companion Animal Hospital is […]

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Common Reasons For Panting

Common Reasons For Panting

Panting is a typical doggie behavior, but you may wonder why it occurs, or whether your pet’s panting is excessive or unusual. Researchers have looked at dog panting to determine its causes; what they discovered may surprise you. What Is Panting in Dogs? Moderate to rapid open-mouthed respiration is a normal dog and puppy behavior that lowers body temperature and also gets oxygen into the dog’s bloodstream. […]

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Companion Chooses Purina Veterinary Diets as Primary Food Option

Companion Chooses Purina Veterinary Diets as Primary Food Option

Dear Valued Client, As you may be aware, Royal Canin, one of the largest canine and feline food manufacturers has been performing dismally since prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Royal Canin has increasingly failed to deliver ordered products on time and with reliability. Hill’s, though not nearly as bad as Royal Canin, has recently had their own issues with reliability. Dr. Anderson has aggressively confronted […]

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Urinary Blockages In Cats, A REAL EMERGENCY

Urinary Blockages In Cats, A REAL EMERGENCY

Urinary Blockages in Cats, It is an EMERGENCY! A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a life-threatening emergency. If your cat is having trouble urinating (see list below), do not delay […]

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Dog Car Sickness and Motion Sickness

Dog Car Sickness and Motion Sickness

For many dogs, going on an outing in the family car is an enjoyable adventure. However, for dogs that experience motion sickness, car rides are anything but enjoyable, no matter how fun the destination may be. What Causes Dog Car Sickness and Motion Sickness? Motion sickness in dogs can result from conflicting sensory signals that are sent to the emetic (vomiting) center in the brain. […]

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Letter from Elanco Regarding Seresto Collars

We wanted to share this letter that we received from Elanco regarding their Seresto Flea and Tick Collars.

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