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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When it comes to discospondylitis in dogs, there’s not a big body of literature available to aid in the diagnosis and treatment. In this month’s Case Of The Month, we review Dr. Ryan’s Boxer, Bridget, who struggled with discospondylitis in late 2007.

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So where should people turn if they want to help? It’s getting harder to tell the sheep from the wolves. Keep your money local, with people you can check up on. And, by all means, volunteer if you can. The animals you help personally will thank you themselves.

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Our goal at the Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic is to provide kind, compassionate and comprehensive health care for your pet so that your pet can enjoy a long, happy and healthy life with you. If at first you feel that your options are limited because of financial constraints, consider the ideas here. One or more of them might just help you do more for your pet than you first thought.

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