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All About Fleas – Part 2 of 2

In our last blog post, we discussed fleas with a focus on identification, transmission, and associated illnesses. If you missed it, please refer to “Fleas 101” for July 2016. This month we will focus more closely on prevention and treatment. … Continue reading

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All About Fleas – Part 1 of 2

Ahhh, summer!  What’s better than a Western Washington summer, with our warm days and still enough moisture to keep our beautiful, lush greenery?  We all love it, and so do our pets, but unfortunately, we have some unwelcome guests that … Continue reading

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That Doggone Itch!

By Naomi Keiper DVM One of the more common reasons for dogs to visit the veterinarian is itchy skin. Pruritus (itch) can be a frustrating condition for both owners and veterinarians due its many complex underlying causes and the challenges … Continue reading

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A Case of Xylitol Poisoning in a Dog

Did You Know Xylitol Can Have Serious and Fatal Effects in Dogs? by Dr. Lesley Kovar Kaiya is a 2 year old Husky who, a couple of weeks ago, ate protein bars baked by her owner. Several hours later, she … Continue reading

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Updated Spay and Neuter Recommendations

By Dr. Kim Hsu, Bothell Pet Hospital It has been said that practicing medicine is an art. Doctors continuously make recommendations that affect the health and well-being of their patients both short and long-term. The latest technology, new research findings, … Continue reading

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Ear Infections (Otitis Externa) in a Dog or Cat

Image by German photographer Elke Vogelsang It’s time for a pop quiz! What is the number one reason for vet visits? If you said ear infections, you’re right! According to Veterinary Pet Insurance, this was the number one reason for … Continue reading

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Assessing and Treating Your Pet’s Oral Health

Here at Bothell Pet Hospital, we have a passion for practicing good veterinary medicine and a true desire to advance our dental skills. Recently our technicians attended a dental seminar at the Animal Dental Training Center in Baltimore focused on … Continue reading

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