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    Leptospirosis, an Invisible Risk

    Ariana Schwab, CVT Senior Veterinary Industry Representative Pet Poison Helpline Leptospira is a bacterium that can cause a disease in animals and humans.  Leptospirosis is passed through the urine of an infected animal and then runs into the ground water.  Farm animals, dogs, raccoons, deer and rodents are just some of the animals that may…

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    Happy Veterinary Technician Week

    What Is a Vet Tech Anyway? Every year during the third week of October, we celebrate the Veterinary Technician profession. If you have ever visited a veterinary hospital or clinic you have almost certainly seen them, but how much do you really know about what a veterinary technician does on a normal (or not so…

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    Pet Sitting 101

    Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Just like human children, our fur babies know that when mom and dad are away it is time to play. Or, in some cases, wreak havoc and throw raging parties [although I may be getting humans and animals confused again.] It is important to obtain as…

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    Recognizing Pain in Pets

    Vikki Johnson, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Would you know if your dog or cat is in pain?  Sometimes I think it would be helpful if my dog Howie could talk, but other times I’m happy he can’t (e.g. squirrel!). Since our pets cannot verbally tell us if they are painful, we need…

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    Caring for Senior Pets

    Tonya Tenters, CVT Associate Veterinary Industry Representative Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Specialist Pet Poison Helpline There is always a lot of discussion about puppy and kitten care including house training, litter training, puppy/kitten-proofing the house.  What we do not talk about a lot of times is the other age group that can require a little more attention:…

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