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  • Welcome to Spring, Finally !!! Its time to check your dog for heartworms

    Apr 09 2014

    drwalters | Blog Archives

    Heartworm disease can be deadly but is easy to prevent. A simple bloodtest is required to start preventative medications. In the month of April receive $10 off your pet’s heartworm…

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    Keeping Your Pet Warm During Cold Winter Days!

    Nov 23 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    Tips for keeping your pet safe and happy all season long. With the beginning of December, Jack Frost is on his way for the wintry season. As you head into the cold weather with your pets, keep these tips in mind so that your furry friend stays safe while having fun outside. Fur only goes […]

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  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Cat Cool This Summer!

    Jul 03 2013

    summervalleyvet1 | Blog Archives, Uncategorized

    A cat that becomes overheated in summer can suffer from dehydration, shallow breathing, and can even get heatstroke. Keeping your cat cool is an important part of ensuring that he/she…

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    10 Life Changes Our Pet Can Teach Us

    Jun 26 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    Forget Multitasking When dogs have a job to do, they give it their undivided attention. It turns out people should probably do the same. Stanford researchers found that attention and memory suffer in those who juggle work, email, and web-surfing, compared to those who focus on one task at a time. Other studies suggest employees […]

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    Ten Life Changes Our Pet Can Teach Us

    Jun 26 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    Forget Multitasking When dogs have a job to do, they give it their undivided attention. It turns out people should probably do the same. Stanford researchers found that attention and memory suffer in those who juggle work, email, and web-surfing, compared to those who focus on one task at a time. Other studies suggest employees […]

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    Caring For Your Aging Cat!

    Jun 25 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask our experts to answer readers’ questions about a wide range of topics. In our July/August 2012 issue, we asked WebMD’s pet health expert, Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP, about keeping a cat healthy as she gets on in years.   Q: My cat is more than 10 […]

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    Is a Dog’s Hot Nose a Sign of Illness?

    Jun 24 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask experts to answer readers’ questions about a wide range of topics, including questions about what’s true and not true in the field of pet health. For our July/August 2012 issue, we interviewed a professor of veterinary medicine about what a dog’s nose temperature means about his […]

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    Raise the Purrfect Kitty

    Jun 22 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    Where to Adopt a Kitten There are millions of homeless pets, so it’s a great idea to adopt your feline friend from an animal shelter or a rescue group. Pet stores and breeders can also be reputable sources, but anyone can call themselves a breeder and sell cats. Adopt from a shelter or a rescue […]

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    Why is My Cat Limping?

    Jun 20 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    A sprain is a joint injury caused by a sudden stretching or tearing of the ligaments. The signs are pain over the joint, swelling of the tissues, and temporary lameness. If the cat refuses to put weight on a leg, have him examined by a veterinarian to rule out a fracture or dislocation. The same […]

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    Pet Treats Dos & Don’ts

    Jun 19 2013

    Aurora Veterinary | Summer Valley Veterinary Clinic | Blog Archives

    People Food as a Pet Treat We love to pamper our pets with tasty treats. So what’s more natural than sharing a tidbit or two from our own plate? Although a nibble of chicken or steak is usually fine, go easy with giving pets people food. A well-balanced pet food contains the nutrients your pet […]