This Holiday Season is throwing a curve ball at us here at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic, and we want you to know about it so you can plan accordingly for your pet’s medical needs. This year, Christmas and New Year’s are on Tuesday, and to ensure the merriest of times for our doctors and

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Some questions and thoughts we’ve heard over the phone and in our examination rooms… Why is veterinary care so expensive? The cost of veterinary care is ultimately determined by each pet’s owner. The definition of “expensive” varies greatly from person to person, and the idea of what constitutes “acceptable care” is unique to each pet

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It’s time for our next installment of Frequently Googled Questions! In case you missed them, here are the links for the First and Second episodes. Before we officially get started with #3, though, I want to make a comment about Dr. Google. While researching on the internet, please do not come to the conclusion that

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We’re keeping it short with this post, but I’ve got some cool information to share. It’s from a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Evaluation of cognitive learning, memory, psychomotor, immunologic, and retinal functions in healthy puppies fed foods fortified with docosahexaenoic acid–rich fish oil from 8

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Not a week goes by that we don’t see a couple dozen dogs and cats bothered by one form of allergy or another. Sometimes we manage our allergy patients with medical treatment, other times with diet therapy, and still other times with immunotherapy. One of our owners asked us to e-mail some information regarding environmental

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We’ve blogged on pet insurance in the past, and a story that my wife, Jenn (also a DVM), shared with me about a good friend of hers hits even closer to home. Jenn and LeAnne were chatting a few months back and during the part of their conversation that related to LeAnne’s cats, Jenn suggested

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Just like on the human side of medicine, animals can struggle with thyroid issues, too. Dogs tend to struggle with hypothyroidism, an under-production of thyroid hormone. Cats, on the other hand, deal more with hyperthyroidism, an over-production of thyroid hormone. Revisiting the role of thyroid hormone, it’s job is to drive the metabolism of every

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While May was National Trauma Awareness Month, the American Trauma Society will probably not be upset with us if we bring attention to the cause in August. And to show you right off the bat that the suggestions that are given below are very do-able, I’ve enlisted Raj to show how happy dogs can be

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