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February is National Cat Health Month

February is National Cat Health Month                Cats are unique, beautiful animals but it can be difficult to get them to the vet. Cats need Read More

February is Dental Health Month!

February is Dental Health Month! February is National Dental Health month for pets. Let’s face it, most of us are not brushing our pets’ teeth—if you are, you’re ahead of the Read More

When is Panting Considered Abnormal?

When is Panting Considered Abnormal?                Dogs pant for a variety of reasons, most of which are normal or not concerning. However, sometimes panting, especially Read More

New Therapies May Extend the Lifespan of Dogs and Cats

New Therapies Aimed at Extending the Lifespans of Cats and Dogs             We love our pets and many of us wish that they would live forever, Read More

Why Do Dogs Eat Their Poop?

Why Do Dogs Eat Their Poop?                At Patton Veterinary Hospital, we get this question A LOT:   Why does my dog eat poop and Read More

Easing a Puppy or Kitten into a New Home

Easing a Puppy or Kitten into a New Home                Many people welcomed new puppies and kittens into their homes around the holidays or are Read More

Cold Weather Hazards for Pets

Cold Weather Hazards for Pets                With our first snowfall of the year, it’s time to remind everyone how to keep pets safe and healthy Read More

Three Pet Food Myths Debunked

Three Pet Food Myths Debunked                The number of brands and types of pet foods available for our dogs and cats is astounding and it Read More

Keep Holiday Celebrations Safe for Exotic and Pocket Pets

Keep Holiday Celebrations Safe for Exotic and Pocket Pets                While we know festive foods like chocolate and tinsel on the tree can be holiday Read More

Addison's Disease

Addison’s Disease                Addison’s disease—or, for the fancy medical term, hypoadrenocorticism—is a disease in dogs (and rarely cats) that can present with vague symptoms and Read More

Dealing with Pet Loss During the Holidays

Dealing with Pet Loss During the Holidays                Losing a pet any time of year can be a heartbreaking experience but when it happens around Read More

Novel Respiratory Illness in Dogs

Novel Respiratory Illness in Dogs                Reports of a new respiratory illness in dogs began circulating in the news this month. What is causing it Read More

Thanksgiving Feast: Yay or Nay for Pets?

Thanksgiving Feast: Yay or Nay for Pets?      We’re just days away from the feast of all feasts: Thanksgiving! While it may be tempting to share holiday meals with our Read More

Those Darn Dewclaws!

Those Darn Dewclaws!                Most dogs and cats have small claws on the inside surface of their front legs called dewclaws which are a bit Read More

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?                Many cats go wild over catnip, but others seem indifferent to this herb that is part of the mint Read More

Halloween Hazards

Beware of These Halloween Hazards!                It’s Halloween! While fun for humans, people in costumes, noises and commotion by the door, and the tempting treats Read More

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