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Veterinarians often hear from their clients that the flea medicine they use doesn't seem to work any more. Maybe the fleas have become resistant to the medicine, or a new type of super flea has evolved in our area, or this year’s weather is somehow making the flea problem worse than previous years.

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Most of us try to do the very best for our pets. I’ve often heard my clients say their pets eat better than they do. Filtered water, select ingredients, organic meats and the list goes on. They get the food home and immediately dump it in their state-of-the-art food bin to keep it fresh.

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Most of us try to do the very best for our pets. I’ve often heard my clients say their pets eat better than they do. Filtered water, select ingredients, organic meats and the list goes on. They get the food home and immediately dump it in their state-of-the-art food bin to keep it fresh.

A recent report out of Florida shows a spike in the number of cases of Leptospirosis in dogs this year. Leptospirosis is a potentially dangerous bacterial disease for animals and humans. It is a zoonotic disease, which means a disease that is shared between animals and humans. This worldwide…

If you are reading this, it means you have survived the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar. Cheers! It’s now time to get matters in order for your pet in 2013. 

The variety and complexity of nature never ceases to amaze me. For most veterinarians, it’s the variety and diversity of our patients that attracts us to our profession. Even though we are all mammals, it’s fascinating to learn about how pets differ from people.