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    Canine Prenatal Development

    Rebecca Dablow, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist  Over the past few months, many of my friends have had new puppies introduced into their families.  A few weeks ago, my coworker and Pet Poison Helpline’s own Tasha G., CVT assisted her dog give birth to 15 healthy puppies!  Following all of this, I watched a continuing…

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    Spring Gardening

    Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  It may only be mid- January, but a lot of people start to plan their spring planting now. What is easy to forget is that we may have pets that either have access to the supplies or the planted area. It is important to understand what some of the…

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    Six Tips to Keep Your Pet Fit and Trim

    Dr. Jaime Shriver, DVM, DABT Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology  I stood in the exam room with one hand on either side of Winifred’s portly chest and stated “Winnie is generally very healthy, but she is a little bit chubby.”  Ms. Winnie’s Mom replied, “Yeah, I know, but I can’t get her to lose weight!  All…

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    Orphaned Kittens – Part 2

    Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist  Previously I went over kitten care from birth to 5 weeks of age. I will now focus on 5-6 weeks of age to 8 weeks of age and older. Needed materials: Blankets Litter box (litter non-clumping due to potential for ingestion) Towels/blankets Kitten toys Small scale/bowl for top of…

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    Fido vs Mr. Porcupine: A Prickly Situation

    Renee DiPietro, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator  If you live in Canada, or in the northern, or western Unites States, you may share your outdoor environment with a large (12-35 lbs) albeit reluctant, warrior rodent. The North American Porcupine (Erithizon dorsatum) is an unassuming and mostly nocturnal (though I have seen them out…

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