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Veterinary Technology at Patton Veterinary Hospital

Advanced Technology Used In Veterinary Care             Just as in human medicine, there have been many technological advances in the veterinary field.  Patton Veterinary Hospital made the switch years ago from Read More

Motion Sickness in Dogs and Cats

Urp! My Pet Got Sick in the Car! Causes and Treatment of Motion Sickness in Dogs and Cats While many dogs (and a few cats) enjoy riding in the car, for others, Read More

Holiday Happenings at Patton Veterinary Hospital

                                           Holiday Happenings at Patton Veterinary Hospital                We have been enjoying a relatively warm fall, but the spicy scent of fall leaves and the brisk chill in the morning air Read More

Intervertebral Disk Disease in Dogs

Ow, My Aching Back!                I feel like I have had a run on dogs with back and neck injuries lately.  I’m not sure why there have been so many cases—I Read More

Thank You Veterans!!!

A Salute to Our Veterans and Their Canine Companions                This week, we celebrate Veterans Day, a day to say “thank you” to all the men and women in our country Read More


Leptospirosis:  Is Your Dog at Risk?                Leptospirosis is caused by several strains of bacteria of the group Leptospira.  These bacteria are spread in the urine of animals such as rats, Read More

Happy Halloween!

Bonus Blog--Happy Halloween!                 Halloween is my favorite holiday, and it seems I am not alone.  Americans spent 7.4 billion dollars on Halloween decorations, candy and costumes last year.  And we Read More

Creepy Critters as Pets

Non-Traditional Pets                Spiders, rats and snakes are the stuff of nightmares for some people, but did you know many people actually keep these animals as pets?  Truth is if you Read More

Does My Dog Need Human Food to Be Healthy?

Are Vegetables and Other Foods Good For My Pet?      A client recently posed a question on Patton Veterinary Hospital’s Facebook page asking whether it was necessary to feed dogs vegetables Read More

Celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week!

Join Us In Celebrating Patton Veterinary Hospital's Awesome Technicians!                October 11-17 is National Veterinary Technician Week.  We take this week to celebrate all of our hard working veterinary nurses.  They Read More

Mushroom Toxicity in Dogs

Fatal Fungus             Just last week I saw a story online that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson lost one of his French Bulldogs to liver failure after the dog had eaten a Read More

A Blocked Cat is a Life Threatening Situation

When Your Cat Can’t Pee                Male cats can sometimes develop a life-threatening problem called urethral obstruction, more commonly known as a “blocked cat.”  What exactly does this mean?   Some cats Read More

Help! My Pet is Having a Seizure!

What causes seizures and what can you do if your pet has seizures                A seizure can be a very scary thing to witness.  Many dogs and cats have seizures, though Read More

Tips for Easier Nail Trims

Tips to Avoid the Drama When Trimming Nails                Most dogs hate having their nails trimmed—mine included.  Frankie and Marty turn into writhing, kicking balls of muscle using all of their Read More

Visiting Glacier National Park

My Glacier Vacation: Wildfires and Natural Wonders                When we landed at the airport in Kalispell, Montana last Saturday, the air was thick with smoke from the many wildfires in Montana Read More

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

Help!  My Dog Is Peeing on the Floor!             Pets having accidents in the house is a source of frustration for both pet owners and veterinarians alike.  No one likes to Read More

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